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Technology is empowering, but has its risks too. Schools, colleges, children’s services and parents all play a role in helping children and young people to stay safe online.
Our handy checklists will help you to review your e-safety approach and provision.
Do you have a nominated e-safety co-ordinator? Do you have an acceptable use policy (AUP)?
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Do all staff and helpers understand e-safety issues and risks? Do they know how to respond to issues or concerns?
Do they understand what safe and responsible online behaviour means? Do they get the opportunity to develop digital literacy skills?
Do they understand their roles and responsbilities? Do they know how to manage the risks at home and beyond?
Find out more about how schools, local authorities and other learning and care settings all play a role.
Staff at Twynham secondary and 6th form school demonstrate how students learn to use online content responsibly.
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Twynham secondary and 6th form school explores how students can make the best use of the internet for research, whilst taking responsibility for sourcing and writing their own homework.
An Ofcom consumer guide to protecting your children in a digital world.
This film shows how parents can become aware of internet safety issues by using resources like Know IT All for parents.
Use this handy search tool to find out more about e-safety
Five schools share their e-safety journeys to date, and their plans for the future.
Follow the Click Clever, Click Safe code to help you stay safe online
Join in with Safer Internet Day on 9 February to learn more about staying safe online
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Download and/or order publications on safeguarding children and young learners.
Contact CEOP for help and advice, and to report harmful content or inappropriate contact online.