FREE: Child Safe Organisations Podcast

CompliSpace and Bravehearts have partnered to create a podcast series about the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.

The National Principles reflect the 10 Child Safe Standards recommended by the Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission).

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What’s in the Child Safe Organisations Podcast?

  • Episode OneOur podcast series begins with an introduction to the National Child Safe Standards and a discussion about the findings Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse with one its Commissioners.

    Guest | Commissioner Bob Atkinson, AO APM

  • Principle 1 - Child Safety and Wellbeing is embedded in organisational leadership and governance.

    Guest | James Field, CEO of CompliSpace

  • Principle 2 - Children and young people are informed about their rights, participate in decisions affecting them and are taking seriously.

    Guest | Caroline McVivar, Queensland Youth Advisory

  • Principle 3 - Families and communities are informed and involved in promoting child safety and wellbeing.

    Guest | Gayle Walters, Director & Past President and Chair of P&Cs Queensland

  • Principle 4 - Equity is upheld and diverse needs respected (cultural safety, safe environments).

    Guest | Kelly Humphrey, Leadership and Culture Consultant

  • Principle 5 - People working with children and young people are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and wellbeing values in practice.

    Guest | Svetlana Pozydajew, Senior Consultant at CompliSpace & Ian Hird, Consultant at CompliSpace

  • Principle 6 - Processes for complaints and concerns are child-focused.

    Guest | Dr Deidre Thompson, Director of Therapeutic and Support Services at Bravehearts

  • Principle 7 - Ongoing Education and Training.

    Guest | Mathew Sinclair of Bravehearts

  • Principle 8 - Physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing while minimising the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed.

    Guest | Ella Serry, Senior Education Advisor - Office of the E-Safety Commissioner

  • Principle 9 - Regular Improvement, combined podcast with Principle 10 - Child Safety and Wellbeing Policies and Procedures.

    Guest | Hayley Holst of Pracademics

Listen Now | Principle 8: Safer Physical and Online Environments –eSafety Commissioner Interview

In recognition of Safer Internet Day, 11 Feb 2020, we’ve released episode 8 first.

It’s called, “Principle 8: Physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing while minimising the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed” and features an interview with Ella Serry - Senior Education Advisor, Office of the E-Safety Commissioner. 

Ella discusses:

  • The work of the eSafety Commissioner
  • Three risks schools have in relation to how they use technology: content, contact and conduct
  • How having written policies helps with all three risks
  • Resources for schools
  • Tips for talking to students
  • How to introduce new technology into your school
  • Educating teachers and parents
Click here to listen to the interview with Ella on YouTube. Alternatively, you can download the audio file here.

How to Access the Entire Podcast Series: FREE

The Child Safe Organisations episodes will be released weekly on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other major podcast platforms, starting the first week of March. 

You can request to be notified by email as each episode is released.

Simply complete the form at the bottom of this page.

How to Access the Entire Podcast NOW– Paid: CompliLearn ‘Child Safe Organisations’ Learning List

The complete podcast series is available NOW within the CompliLearn 'Child Safe Organisations' learning list of professional development.

This curated Learning List focuses on deepening your understanding of child protection issues and how your school can become a Child Safe Organisation. 

Learning is mapped to APST standards, can contribute to Teachers' PD requirements and includes:

  • Online courses
  • 10-part Child Safe Organisations podcast created by CompliSpace and Bravehearts
  • Videos
  • Webinars
  • White papers
  • Articles

What’s in the list:

  • National Principles for Child Safe Organisations
  • Creating a Child Safe Organisation
  • Identifying Abuse, Harm and Impacts
  • Supporting Childrent
  • Child Protection Legal Obligations: by state and territory (coming soon)

Click here to see what’s in the Child Safe Organisations List and learn more.

About Bravehearts

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Australia’s leading child protection organisation working holistically to prevent child sexual assault and exploitation.

Bravehearts provides industry-leading child protection training and education programs, specialist child sexual assault and exploitation counselling and support services, as well as engaging in research and lobbying.

About CompliSpace

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CompliSpace simplifies risk, compliance and policy management for non-government schools so that they can focus on their core purpose of teaching and caring for students. We provide solutions for registration, child protection, excursion risk management and professional development. CompliSpace works with over 650 schools in every jurisdiction, state and territory.

Request to be notified when each episode of the Child Safe Organisations podcast is released

To be released weekly on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other major podcast platforms, starting the first week of March 2020.