Child safeguarding at UWC Maastricht
The Board and Leadership Team of UWC Maastricht affirm their commitment to the wellbeing and safety of all members of the UWC Maastricht community, in reflection of UWC’s core values and in the pursuit of our mission to make education a force for peace and a sustainable future.
The Board and Leadership Team confirm their belief in the right of all children to be protected from all forms of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence, as set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. They also affirm their full commitment to promoting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in the care of UWC Maastricht.
UWC Maastricht provides training and guidance to all members of the school community to ensure the full implementation of the following safeguarding policies and procedures:
- Anti-bullying policy
- Student safeguarding policy
- Student sexual harassment policy
- Action plan for signs of responding to domestic violence and child abuse
- The complaints policy and procedures
- Guideline on Ensuring Safe UWC Campuses
- UWC Student Code of Conduct (2019)
Anyone with safeguarding queries or concerns is invited to contact a member of the UWC Maastricht’s safeguarding team. These queries or concerns will be treated confidentially and with the upmost care.
Kate Doyle – Designated Safeguarding Lead / Deputy Head of College & Director of Secondary School
firstname.lastname@example.org / ++31 432 410 410
Tanya Surawski – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead / Director of Primary School
email@example.com / ++31 432 410 410
Simon Miller – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead / Secondary Deputy Director Student Services
firstname.lastname@example.org / ++31 432 410 410
Reporting via UWC International
If an individual is not directly affiliated with United World College Maastricht or prefers to speak to UWC International about safeguarding, the Safeguarding Officer of UWC International can be contacted via email at email@example.com
More information about the reporting mechanisms from UWC International can be found on its website here.