Speaker profile

Jon Needham

National Safeguarding Lead
Oasis Community Learning (Confirmed)

Jon Needham  MEd, PG Cert, BSc (Hons)

Jon is currently the national safeguarding lead for a large Multi-Academy Trust after working for 12 years in education safeguarding within a large unitary authority. His background is in working for 24 years in the NHS as a young person’s service lead and health commissioner, then as an Early Help coordinator with a MASH. He has also acted as an advisor to the WHO on adolescent health issues. Jon is  studying as a part time student at Newman University in Birmingham for his PhD. In his spare time he is a volunteer youth worker, an independent listener in local boarding school and the safeguarding lead to a major summer festival.

Agenda sessions

Day 1 - November 18, 2020

  • WELLBEING ARENA

    • 1:10 pm
      Sexting – Reframing the Issue to Meet the Needs of Gay Adolescent Boys

Day 2 - November 19, 2020

  • LEADERS' TOWN HALL

    • 11:45 am
      Should We Prepare for Future School Interruptions?

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