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How to Maximise Digital Learning Tools for Education | OneNote, Nearpod, MS Forms, Flipgrid

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 57 minutes The second webinar in this series will provide senior leaders and teaching staff with advice and guidance on how selected educational technology tools and platforms – for a range of ages, abilities and contexts – can support teachers in boosting pupil understanding and outcomes.

County Lines: Understanding How Criminal Gangs Are Targeting Children Online

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), teachers and all school staff with an understanding of how the risks associated with county lines and child criminal exploitation have developed through the COVID-19 pandemic, with a rise in online grooming.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Zoom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Teams

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Loom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Google Classroom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

An Introduction to Online Platforms

  • Available On Demand

Most kids use social media and other online platforms as much as adults do, and often in the same ways. It can provide an escape from real life, a chance to build an identity, or simply a form of entertainment.

What Parents Need to Know about the Metaverse

  • Published 1st June 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Metaverse. It highlights a number of risks such as anonymity, psychological impact and unsafe areas.

What Parents Need to Know about Cross-Platform Sharing of Inappropriate Content

  • Published 25th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on cross-platform sharing of inappropriate content. It highlights a number of risks such as accidental exposure, inappropriate language and unsuitable videos.

What Parents Need to Know about Discord

  • Published 18th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Discord. It highlights a number of risks such as cyberbullying, predators and inappropriate content.

What Parents Need to Know about Toddlers & Screen Time

  • Published 6th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on toddlers and screen time. It highlights a number of tips such as setting parental controls, removing devices at certain times and using screentime as a reward.

What Parents Need to Know about Toddlers & Screen Time (Spanish)

  • Published 6th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on toddlers and screen time. It highlights a number of tips such as setting parental controls, removing devices at certain times and using screentime as a reward.

Online Safety for Under 5s: 10 Top Tips for Parents and Carers

  • Published 6th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online safety for under 5s. It highlights a number of tips such as managing screen time, block in-app purchases and using devices together.

Online Safety for Under 5s: 10 Top Tips for Parents and Carers (Spanish)

  • Published 6th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online safety for under 5s. It highlights a number of tips such as managing screen time, block in-app purchases and using devices together.

What Parents Need to Know about YouTube Kids

  • Published 6th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on YouTube Kids. It highlights a number of tips such as disabling the search option, restricting viewing time and monitor the watch history.

What Parents Need to Know about YouTube Kids (Spanish)

  • Published 6th May 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on YouTube Kids. It highlights a number of tips such as disabling the search option, restricting viewing time and monitor the watch history.

What Parents Need to Know about YouTube (Spanish)

  • Published 26th January 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on YouTube, it takes a look at a number of risks such as connecting with strangers, inappropriate content and high visibility.

What Parents Need to Know about YouTube

  • Published 26th January 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on YouTube, it takes a look at a number of risks such as connecting with strangers, inappropriate content and high visibility.

What Parents Need to Know about Age-Inappropriate Content

  • Published 1st December 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on age-inappropriate content. It highlights a number of risks such as social media, gaming and adverts.

What Parents Need to Know about Age-Inappropriate Content (Spanish)

  • Published 1st December 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on age-inappropriate content. It highlights a number of risks such as social media, gaming and adverts.

What Parents Need to Know about Snapchat

  • Published 3rd November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Snapchat. It highlights a number of risks such as sexting, visible location and strangers.

What Parents Need to Know about Snapchat (Spanish)

  • Published 3rd November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Snapchat. It highlights a number of risks such as sexting, visible location and strangers.

What Parents Need to Know about OnlyFans

  • Published 20th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on OnlyFans. It highlights how to tackle a range of potential risks such as explicit content, online grooming and potential financial costs.

What Parents Need to Know about Roblox

  • Published 28th April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Roblox. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as in-app purchases, online dating and chat functionality

What Parents Need to Know about Roblox (Spanish)

  • Published 28th April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Roblox. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as in-app purchases, online dating and chat functionality

What Parents Need to Know about Chatroulette

  • Published 31st March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Chatroulette. In the words of its creator, Chatroulette “pairs random users for webcam-based conversations”. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, hacking and blackmailing scams.

What Parents Need to Know about Rec Room

  • Published 24th March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Rec Room. Rec Room is a social hangout game, where users meet up with friends to explore and create rooms, each containing a different experience. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online bullying, questionable connections and sexual content.

What Parents Need to Know about Signal

  • Published 3rd March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Signal. Signal is a multimedia messaging service (previously known as TextSecure) that provides secure chats between users. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as a false sense of security, vulnerability to hackers and disappearing messages.

What Parents Need to Know about Clubhouse

  • Published 24th February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Clubhouse. Clubhouse is an audio-only social media networking app that is currently available only to Apple users. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, no age verification and insufficient safety protocols.

What Parents Need to Know about WeChat

  • Published 27th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on WeChat. WeChat is an all-in-one communications app for free text messaging, voice and video calls, photo sharing and games. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, strangers and drug dealing.

What Parents Need to Know about eBay

  • Published 20th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on eBay. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as off-site communication, age-inappropriate and illegal items.

What Parents Need to Know about Tellonym

  • Published 14th October 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tellonym. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as how to help protect your child’s mental health, how to keep personal profiles private and risks of online grooming.

What Parents Need to Know About Triller

  • Published 2nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Triller. Triller is a social media video sharing app. Unlike TikTok and many other video sharing apps, Triller focuses more on making creative music videos. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mature content, cyberbullying and unauthorised sharing of your child’s video.

What Parents Need to Know about Microsoft Teams

  • Published 10th June 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Microsoft Teams. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as hackers, viruses and cyberbullying.

What Parents Need to Know about Disney+

  • Published 17th April 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Disney+. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as hackers, age-inappropriate content and outdated cultural depictions.

What Parents Need to Know about Zoom

  • Published 8th April 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Zoom. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as ‘Zoom Bombing’, phishing and privacy concerns.

What parents need to know about Houseparty

  • Published 25th March 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Houseparty. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as strangers joining your child’s call, cyberbullying and in-app purchases.

What Parents Need to Know about Omegle

  • Published 11th March 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Omegle. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as pornographic content, cyberbullying and the chats being unmoderated.

Safer Apps and Games for Children

  • Published 30th October 2019

This week's free online safety guides focus on three handy guides for parents and carers with suggested safer apps and games for children. The guides take a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as age appropriate content and games, age ratings and more.

What Parents Need to Know about Managing What your Children Watch on TV

  • Published 17th July 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on managing what your children watch on Television. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as unrated content, inappropriate content and screen time.

What Parents Need to Know about Reddit

  • Published 26th September 2018

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Reddit. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as fake news, trolling and talking with strangers.

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