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3rd January 2017

Happy New Year!  And welcome to Oxford Guardiansour newest Guardianship Organisation member to gain full accreditation. Oxford Guardians is a small company set up in 2010 to support the needs of children and young people studying in the UK in the specific areas of welfare, education and personal development.

AEGIS continues to re-inspect member Guardianship Organisations to ensure safeguarding levels and requirements are met.  Recently Quest Guardians and Guardians UK both successfully gained re-accreditation.  Congratulations to them both!  Quest Guardians is family‚Äźrun business, founded in 1993. Guardians UK is a small Guardianship priding themselves on the service they offer.  

Many more AEGIS inspections are underway. Safeguarding children is our main focus!

13th December 2016


AEGIS is looking for experienced ISI-trained inspectors for Reporting and Supporting inspector roles.  For full details please see descriptions attached above or follow the link to SCR Education Jobsite.


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.