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Useful Resources for Adults who work with Young People

03 September 2013

A useful resource from Childnet.

'This E-safety INSET presentation is designed to be delivered by the E-safety Lead, or designated staff member, in your school, organisation or child care setting.

Online safety is a whole community issue and this presentation is suitable for every staff member to attend.

To deliver this INSET presentation, print and read the delivery instructions in advance and familiarise yourself with the content and timings of the Prezi.

The presentation is flexible and the direction of discussion can be guided by the staff members present and pertinent current issues.'

02 September 2013

Attitudes around, gender, stereotyping and double standards on social media are complex and hard to change. This powerful video by a 13 year old girl is articulate, engaging and poses a great many questions that could be useful in supporting our own young people.

 

19 August 2013

The e-Safety Policy is vitally important in school for a number of reasons, including:

To ensure there is a clear and consistent approach responding to incidents.

To ensure that every person responsible for the children is fully aware of his/her responsibilities.

To set boundaries of use (goalposts) of any school owned IT equipment, or personal IT equipment used in the school.

The following is a short "10 top tips" for creating your e-safety policy in school. There are many more, but these are some of the common ones that schools miss:

Read the full article here