Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness in Education Settings

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness in Education Settings

Our Female Genital Mutilation CPD course for educators raises awareness of the causes and dangers for girls and young women.

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Time:45 mins Certification:Assessed (multiple choice) Approved by:Dr Name Here

Course Summary

CPD/CE Points:  60 Mins

Assessment:  12

Pass Rate:  80%

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Course Details

This Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) CPD course for teachers, training assistants and others working in education settings, is an online educational resource for professionals looking to raise awareness of FGM, and are committed to providing a safe, supportive environment for girls and young women. 

With this CPD course, education professionals can gain the necessary knowledge and skills to protect girls in their care, so they can be informed about the origin, reasons and complications of FGM. 

This course allocates verifiable CPD and certification for your professional development, providing you with information on safeguarding measures and empowers educators with the knowledge to inform children about their rights concerning FGM. 

In addition, education professionals will learn culturally sensitive approaches to inform parents or carers about the dangers of FGM. 

This CPD course also encourages collaboration between school staff and the wider community to end the practice of FGM and ensure that educators meet all mandatory reporting duties concerning this sensitive and challenging topic. 

Whether you aim to equip yourself with an understanding of female genital mutilation or have a direct connection with students at risk of undergoing it, this CPD online learning course will provide you with all the tools you need to make informed decisions.

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Course Aims

This FGM course aims to provide education professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively address, recognise and report female genital mutilation in order to protect girls in their care, whilst fully respecting their cultural origins and beliefs.

Course Objectives

The Female Genital Mutilation CPD course aims to: 

  • Increase awareness of FGM by educating professionals on its origin, reasons for the illegal practice, medical and psychological complications, and safeguarding measures
  • Equip education professionals with the essential knowledge to inform and educate girls and young women on their rights concerning FGM
  • Empower educators to interact with children at risk of FGM with cultural respect, sensitivity, and understanding
  • Enable education professionals to identify indicators that a girl may be at risk of or has been subject to FGM
  • Provide a safe environment for children who may have suffered from FGM
  • Raise awareness amongst parents or carers about the dangers of carrying out FGM by using culturally sensitive approaches
  • Ensure that educators meet all mandatory reporting duties concerning FGM
  • Foster collaboration between school staff and the wider community to end the practice of FGM.

At the end of this CPD online learning course, participants will be able to confidently implement FGM safeguarding practices in their educational setting, promoting safety, equality, and inclusion for all girls.

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