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6th December 2016


We are pleased to offer our members Safeguarding Training with Ann Marie Christian, a child protection practitioner with over 20 years of experience and highly recommended by BSA. Multi-agency Local Safeguarding Children Board trainer, Local Authority Designated Officer, Social Work manager, Early Years manager and school improvement advisor are just a few of her roles over the last decade. The training is NSPCC accredited and Ann Marie is a Department for Education Accredited Trainer www.annmariechristian.com. The training will be tailored to the needs of Guardianship Organisation staff.

Safeguarding Training Date and Venue:

Monday 27th February 2017 – LONDON
ISC First Floor, 27 Queen Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9BU
09.45 registration, 10.00 – 16.30
Limited numbers, 15 maximum
Tea, coffee and sandwich lunch provided
£220 plus VAT

Another date for your diary is the AEGIS AGM:

AEGIS Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 5th April 2017
Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA
AGM 12.00 – 13.30
Sandwich buffet lunch 13.30 – 14.30
£15 plus VAT

And of course not forgetting the AEGIS Conference:
Thursday 23rd March 2017
Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA
09.15 Registration, 09.45 – 16.30

Please contact Elaine for details elaine@aegisuk.net


1st December 2016

British Guardianship Ltd recently gained full AEGIS accreditation.  Congratulations to them and welcome to AEGIS!  British Guardianship Ltd has years of experience in the international education industry and understands the needs and concerns of students and their parents.


We are delighted to announce details of our conference, to be held on Thursday 23 March 2017 at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London.  Speakers include:

Marilyn Hawes, founder of charity Enough Abuse UK - Spot Grooming Stop Child Abuse;

Mark Taylor, Director of the Taylor Partnership - UKVI and Tier 4;

Nicola Lutz, Director of StudyTravel Magazine - Working with Agents;

Louise Tickle, Freelance Journalist - Working with Journalists;

James Davies, Taylor Education - AEGIS Inspection Process Q&As

Please contact Elaine via elaine@aegisuk.net for further details.

1st October 2016

The annual AEGIS Conference will be held at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London, on Thursday 23rd March 2017. Details of our speakers will follow shortly.

29th September 2016

We are delighted to announce the accreditation of our first Scottish Guardianship Organisation, Academic Families, based in Edinburgh. Academic Families provide guardianship to students attending schools throughout Scotland and England, and have host families throughout the UK.  Congratulations to Academic Families for gaining full AEGIS accreditation!

8th September 2016

Congratulations to UKGuardianship for gaining full AEGIS accreditation! UKGuardianship's head office is based in Middlesex but they provide guardianship services across the whole of the UK.

24th August 2016

Alison Blythe, Chair of the AEGIS Trustees, will be attending the first Conference for Boarding Schools in Ireland on Wednesday 16th November 2016 to talk about the importance of good guardianship.  The conference will be held at the Maldron Hotel, Dublin Airport.  Please contact Patrick Toland for further details ptoland@rockportschool.com.

6th July 2016

Welcome and CONGRATULATIONS to UK Guardians for gaining full AEGIS accreditation!  Based in Christchurch, Dorset, UK Guardians are experts in student support with over 15 years’ experience within the UK education system.

5th July 2016

 It's Private Fostering Week!

Private fostering is when a child or young person under 16 years old (or 18 if they have a disability) is looked after for 28 days or more by someone who is not a close relative, legal guardian or person with parental responsibility. Close relatives include parents, step-parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents.

Some host families may therefore be class a Private Foster Carers and the Local Authority must be notified of care arrangements.

For further information about Private Fostering please click here.



4th July 2016

St Edward's School, Cheltenham just join AEGIS.  Thank you for your support! St Edward's School and St Edward's Preparatory School welcome boys and girls from 1 - 18 years. Situated on two sites, approximately five minutes from each other, and enjoying over 45 acres of wonderful grounds, both Schools share a commitment to excellence in academic study and the provision of outstanding pastoral care.