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Becta's Schools website offers advice and guidance to school leadership teams on how technology can be built into teaching, learning and management.


The virtual world opens up new opportunities for learning and creativity, but it also means thinking ahead of new risks. This section sets out basic good practice for keeping learners safe.


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Internet Watch Foundation Awareness Day

The public are being made aware of how to report inappropriate online content as part of Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Awareness Day on 14 October 2009.

Youth panel share their views on online safety

Becta representatives have met with young people from across the UK to hear their views on internet safety.

Develop an e-safety policy

The important elements of creating a safe learning environment.


"The ubiquitous usage of such [social] networks seems inevitable, given time, and modelling appropriate online behaviour is key to successful use."

Posted on 4 June 2009 in Safetynet.

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