Written specifically for schools and parents, a new edition is shared monthly to keep you, your staff and your parents up to date with the latest issues, risks, advice, guidance and opinion with a view to enjoying the wonders of technology – safely!
It may sound strange to some, but if most of the children are on YouTube, it makes sense to engage them there. Safe and Smart is a dedicated online safety YouTube channel to answer the questions and concerns from children themselves.
A comprehensive guide for one of the most forward thinking initiatives you can do.
A complete guide to using Facebook to engage your school community, including questions and answers, and a sample letter for parents.
This is a short article/guide considering how we can effect long term change when it comes to educating and empowering e-safety.
A model e-safety policy that is clear, concise, and contains the majority of information that many schools will need. Also includes guidance, risk logs, risk assessments and flowcharts.
A survey is a great, simple and effective way to understand any gaps in knowledge so that you can target education where it is needed rather than making assumption.
Briefly looks at the difference between filtering and monitoring, and why it is important to explain to all users (and parents) the reasons why this is done in school. It also includes what you should consider in your policies and an example letter to send home to parents.
There is a huge range of things to think about long before you even start thinking of devices and quotes. This guide is the first in a short series and will look at some of the issues you may or may not have thought about.
A guide for those new to Twitter or not yet engaging. There are also two other guides: Using Twitter in Schools; Using Twitter Safely for Parents and Young People
White paper on behalf of Impero Software – Is there a balance between blocking and managing the internet in school? If so, what is it and how can it be achieved?