Online Safety Webinars


If you're interested in attending a webinar, use the registration link provided. Please specify whether your school is subscribed to Online Safety BOOST.

A minimum of 5 delegates are required in order for the Webinar to take place.

When: 9 November 2016, 15:45 - 16:45

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The alerting tool in BOOST is an additional reporting route that gathers passive intelligence to inform your safeguarding response. This webinar guides you through social media alerting, managing the information it produces and responding to issues raised. It will cover:

  • Social media alerting as a reporting route
  • Registration with alerts
  • How to create an alert
  • Responses and what they mean
  • Creating reports from the dashboard
  • Responding to incidents
  • Escalating incidents

When: 8 December 2016, 15:45 - 16:45

Location: Online

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Have you ever run an safety event where only a handful of parents turn up? And not necessarily the ones who need to hear your important messages? this webinar explores a range of strategies that schools might explore to ensure your online safety aspirations are effectively communicated with parents. It will include;
  • Parents: the keystone in a successful online safety strategy
  • What are the best strategies to engage parents?
  • What research tells us about parent’s attitudes to their child’s online life
  •  Effective strategies for parental engagement.
  • Understanding parental concerns
  • Generate a parental survey.
  • Impact tools
  • Parent Governor
  • E-Safety Group
  • Offering opportunities to educate parents
  • E-safety EveningsExpert technical sessions
  • Incidental education through BYOD or 1-to-1 roll-outs
  • Entrapment
  • Encouraging child/parent dialogue
  • Empowering parents by providing or advising on technical solutions to support monitoring and management of behaviour
  • Online safety curriculum that includes parent contribution
  • Drip-feeding latest information through a range of existing communication routes
  • Clearly signposted resources that do not overwhelm
  • Valued and effective reporting routes for parents to contact the school
  • Active reporting.
  • Passive reporting.
  • Develop a reputation as a single point of coordination and expertise for online safety

When: 12 January 2017, 15:45 - 16:45

Location: Online

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Education is at the heart of a successful online safety strategy and yet resource and structure seem disparate when faced with the wealth of information out there. This webinar focuses on the SWGfL CSM Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum and will cover:
  • What is digital literacy and citizenship?
  • Scope and Sequence of the scheme
  • Lesson materials
  • Dovetailing lessons into other areas of the curriculum
  • Engaging parents
  • Reinforcement and extension
  • Assessment
  • Accreditation

When: 22 February 2017, 15:45 - 16:45

Location: Online

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BOOST+ provides additional tools for staff development that drive staff empowerment around what for many is a complex component of staff safeguarding training. It will cover;
  • Overview of the BOOST+ toolset
  • Using the staff development video content effectively
  • Registering for staff assessment
  • Running the assessment
  • Certification

When: 20 April 2017, 15:45 - 16:45

Location: Online

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Whisper is BOOST’s anonymous online reporting app. This webinar will guide you through the process of setting up and rolling out Whisper so that it becomes an integral component of your safeguarding process. It will cover:
  • Features of an effective reporting route
  • Whisper registration
  • Designing your reporting box
  • Creating an online button for your website
  • URL shortening and QR codes
  • How your SMS code works
  • Introducing Whisper to the school community
  • Managing the service expectations
  • Dealing with responses

When: 8 June 2017, 15:45 - 16:45

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School inspectorates are focusing on online safety as part of a school’s wider safeguarding commitment. What are the features of a good or outstanding school? It will cover:
  • Whole school devolvement
  • Policy
  • Reporting
  • Staff development
  • Curriculum
  • Parental engagement
  • Standards and monitoring
 
Webinars are free for Online Safety BOOST Schools. Webinars for non BOOST Schools - £40 per event.