What Is Monitoring?
Filtering and Monitoring are often grouped as the same thing however they're two separate yet complementary services. Monitoring relates to the review of user activity on your School Network to promote the safeguarding of your students and staff.
Keeping Children Safe in Education Gudiance suggests finding what is 'appropriate' for your school. This can be a software that monitors everything and sends you the data to review, a managed service that flags and alerts you to specific concerns or it could be a person physically watching students during lessons.
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Monitoring Product & Resources
An online software solution to help schools monitor their students' behaviors when surfing the Internet
UK Schools Online Safety Policy and Practice Assessment 2018
This analysis of data from the 360 Degree Safe draws from the self review data of almost 10,000 schools across the country to consider the “state of the nation” related to online safety policy and practice in English schools. Published January 2019
Latest Monitoring Articles
Privacy vs Safety - The Conflict
Privacy is the number 1 priority for Facebook and associated platforms, moving forward. In his blog, Mark Zuckerberg outlines his vision for a future of ‘privacy focused social networking’, admitting that “frankly we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective services,..”
6th March 2020
Parental Controls and Christmas gifts – what should I do?
Some early bird shoppers are probably planning to take advantage of Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals – the busiest and biggest retail events of the year to snag some bargain gifts.
25th October 2018
Safeguarding Young People Online - A Question of Ethics?
The Professionals Online Safety Helpline has received several calls recently by schools who have been contacted by organisations claiming to have chatted to pupils online and offering the school online safety training. Here are a few things to consider.
11th June 2018
Parenting in a digital age: Parenting through technology
More and more parents are looking to technology to keep their children safe online, but at what cost?
18th August 2017