Online Safety in Education Settings

Safeguarding and Child Protection  

Course Summary

CPD/CE Points:  60 Mins

Assessment:  8

Pass Rate:  80%

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Course Details

Safeguarding: Online Safety is an informative, educational resource for teaching professionals that raises awareness of the risks that digital exposure poses to children and young people. 

E-safety should form a fundamental part of schools' and colleges' safeguarding and child protection measures. With this free CPD for teachers, education professionals can gain the necessary knowledge and skills to support children in their care, so they are better informed about online risks and how to safeguard against them. 

This professional development course also provides information about the importance of effective communication with students, colleagues and parents or carers. This creates positive working relationships that promote online safety both in school, and at home. 

In addition, education professionals will be introduced to the legal requirements and guidelines for maintaining online safety when it comes to children and young people.

Whether you already have some awareness of online safety risks or have no previous learning on the topic, this CPD course will provide you with all the tools you need to guide your students to stay safe online.

You can also use this online safety CPD training to gain CPD points that count as evidence of your continuing professional development.

Course Aims

TestThis CPD course aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of online safety and the role of promoting it across all educational settings. 

A core aim of this online safety CPD course is to ensure that educators obtain up-to-date knowledge of the statutory requirements that they must meet, along with an ability to recognise online threats to children and know how to respond to them. 

Course Objectives

This online safety CPD course develops practical strategies for promoting responsible online behaviour among educators, school staff, peers, and classmates. 

The safeguarding course will equip you with the knowledge and insight that you need to educate and guide those around you. 

Core objectives include:

  • Identifying the risks and challenges of online safety, legal requirements and guidelines, and practical strategies for promoting online safety in education
  • Exploring the importance of effective communication with students, colleagues, and parents or carers
  • Understanding the legal requirements and guidelines for online safety in educational settings
  • Learning effective strategies for promoting responsible online behaviour
  • Gaining a knowledge of how to confidently promote online safety in your organisation
  • Understanding the key strategies and best practices for promoting online safety so you can maintain the safety and well-being of your students online.

At the end of this CPD course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to confidently promote online safety across their environment. 

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