Thursday, 16 February 2017

Online Safety Resources

Following our recent posts regarding online safety, we though it useful to write a post regarding where to go for resources that can help adults and young people learn more.

Every school has designated adults responsible for safeguarding - yet we all have a responsibility for it, by nature of our jobs. In the same way, we all have a responsibility for online safety - whether we are the appointed person or not. Teachers, parents, students - we all have responsibilities with regards to online safety, staying safe online and helping others do the same thing.
People have different levels of knowledge and expertise in the subject of online safety depending on their training and experience - and often it can be difficult knowing what to talk about or how to talk about it with young people, or even simply what being safe online means.

So if you want out find out more about online safety, whether you are a teacher looking for resources, a parent looking for help and guidance, a student who wants to know more or how to stay safe online, a club leader, sports coach, or anyone else that works with young people, there are lots of places to visit online that can help. Here are 3 of the best

UK Safer Internet Centre: where you can find online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online

Childnet: Full of lots of information for young people, teachers/professionals and parents - full of resources and advice

Think You Know: A great place for children and adults alike, with resources broken down into age ranges and groups.

If you would like to know more, or have any questions regarding online safety, then please get in touch - it's everyone's responsibility!



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