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SWGfL has been delivering online webinar events to carry on the essential training they do all year round. Bringing everyone onto an online platform has allowed training to be delivered with ease across the whole of the UK to a variety of different audiences. The extensive sessions cover a wide variety of topics that are tailored to the current trends, especially now in these unprecedented times when online safety is more important than ever. 

Find out what events are coming up below!

Please Note: The webinars are free to BOOST subscribers. If you are not a BOOST subscriber, it is £30 per registration.

Upcoming Webinar Events

Making Digital Literacy Work

2nd December 2020: 14:00 - 15:00pm: Price £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  •  Defining digital literacy
  •  Framework of standards
  •  Planning and resourcing a scheme of work
  •  Measuring impact

Scams, conspiracies and media literacy

14th January 2021 14:00 – 15:00pm Price: £30

  • This webinar will include following topics:
  • The rise and impact of misinformation
  • Strategies for identifying mis/disinformation
  • Teaching critical thinking – what needs to change
  • Resources to support media literacy

Promoting privacy and security

27th January 2021 14:00 – 15:00pm  Price: £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • Potential risks to school/learners/staff
  • Good practice measures
  • Policies and recovery plans
  • Useful resources and services

Dealing with illegal and harmful content

4th February 2020 13:30 - 14:30pm: Price £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • Defining illegal and harmful content
  • Problematic behaviour and the importance of context
  • When to ask for help – introduction to the Headstart Online Resilience Tool
  • Where to go for support
  • Report Harmful Content service

Educating on online hate speech

2nd March 2021 14:00 – 15:00pm  Price: £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • Understanding hate speech
  • Educational approaches
  • Example activities
  • Empowering young people to effect change
  • Safety considerations

Sexting as a form of Intimate Image Abuse

23 March 2021 14:00 – 15:00pm  Price: £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • What is Sexting?
  • What is IIA?
  • When Sexting becomes a problem
  • Perpetrator behaviours
  • Overview of legislation and why age matters
  • How do I control/ report the image?
  • Where to get support

Guide to streaming online 

21st April 2020 13:30 - 14:30pm: Price £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • What is streaming?
  • Classifying risk
  • Potential benefits
  • Streaming technologies
  • Safeguarding implications

Online Gaming

12th May 2020 13:30 - 14:30pm: Price: £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • Gaming landscape overview
  • Age related content
  • Managing social behaviours and issues
  • Online Purchasing
  • Screentime and addictive behaviours
  • Reporting and escalating issues

Safeguarding vulnerable children online 

10th June 2020 13:30 - 14:30pm: Price £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • Who is vulnerable online?
  • Identifying vulnerable behaviour
  • Responding and supporting
  • Resources to help

Online Reputation

1 July 2021 14:00 – 15:00pm  Price: £30

This webinar will include following topics:

  • Content, contact and conduct. What risks do professionals, volunteers and organisations face online?
  • Managing your and your organisation’s online reputation
  • Personal and professional boundaries
  • Understanding school and organisation policies and how to stay in control