Sessions to train staff in Online Safety

Staff Training is consistently identified as amongst the weakest area of school Online Safety practice. We offer online professional development webinars free as part of our BOOST service.

Online Safety BOOST Webinars

Staff Training is consistently identified as amongst the weakest area of school Online Safety practice.
 
BOOST gives your school free unlimited access to SWGfL online webinar professional development sessions. If your school does not subscribe to BOOST you are welcome to attend but there will be a charge of £50 + VAT for each session.
 
SWGfL also run a series of additional classroom based training sessions, you will find more information here

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

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

Location: Online

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This webinar aims to provide you and your staff with up to date practical and Government supported advice on how to manage sexting incidents and help protect young people. The information will help you understand the often complex issues and ensure you are able to confidently and competently deal with incidents arising from the sometimes unwise use of technology around sexting.  It will cover:

  • What is sexting?
  • How common is it?
  • What does the law say?
  • What do I need to do to protect children?
  • How do I control or report the image?
  • What kind of policy does my organisation need?
  • Where can I get help for me or my staff to understand the issues and how to deal with them?

Location: Online

This webinar will cover the following:
• From collaboration to communication; how children search, find and comment on those around them! How important is social networking in their everyday lives?
• Understanding the nature of our own online presence and environments
• Content, contact and conduct - What risks do professionals and volunteers face?
• Keeping online social and professional lives apart
• Understanding school and organisation policies and how to stay in control?
• From collaboration to communication; how children search, find and comment on those around them! How important is social networking in their everyday lives?
• Understanding the nature of our own online presence and environments

Location: Online

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This  webinar will include:

  • A literature review of the latest research in online safety that covers
  • Trends and changes in technology use
  • Perception of online safety and some of the mechanisms in use to safeguard children
  • The impact of social media on teenage mental health
  • A review of the performance of schools policy and practice

Location: Online

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This short webinar will include:

  • A review of the statutory obligations for schools with regards to online safety
  • What effective practice looks like
  • How school inspectors will assess online safety

Location: Online

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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

Location: Online

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This short webinar will include:

  • A review of the latest online safety resources for
    • Schools
    • Parents
    • Children
    • Teachers

Location: Online

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Schools and registered childcare providers in England and Wales are required to have appropriate filtering and monitoring systems in place from Monday 5th September 2016.  This webinar will include:

  • What are appropriate levels of filtering and monitoring
  • Filtering tools as part of the solution

Location: Online

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This short webinar will include:

  • An overview of what the changes in technology are that children are using
  • A look in more depth at some specific trends
  • A review of data privacy
  • The impact of pornography on children

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