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esafety and digital citizenship specialist

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11 February 2015

'The Kent e-Safety Strategy group comprises of school staff, Kent County Council Officers, child safeguarding officers, Connexions, Libraries and Archives, Kent Police and other children's workforce professionals. We work to support the work of the Kent e-Safety Officer to develop advice and guidance on online safety for schools, settings and professionals working with children and young people in Kent. We work with the Kent Education Safeguarding Team and the Kent Safeguarding Children Board.'

Read more and access the templates and documents here.

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

28 May 2013

The following are a series of age specific acceptable use agreements and guidelines. They are intended to to establish a suitable moral and ethical approach to the use of technology in its various forms.

The author has combined the three different levels of acceptable use agreements into on summary document that links the three strands of responsibility into a digital citizenship continuum. The three strands are:

Personal responsibility

Social responsibility

Material responsibility

The policies and associated pages are here.