Technology

Online Safety: Understanding your Statutory Duties and Effectively Supporting Parents & Carers During Lockdown

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, Senior Online Safety Consultant, Chris Skinner, discusses what schools need to know in relation to their statutory safeguarding requirements.

Lockdown Learning Song

  • Available On Demand

With the current COVID-19 outbreak meaning the onus is on parents to facilitate home learning, we've once again teamed up with Sam and Mark from Musicalternative to produce a handy song full of ideas to help you create those special moments that will last a lifetime.

Live Streaming Explained

  • Available On Demand

Part of our Annual Online Safety Course for Parents and Carers 2019-20

Online Challenges Explained

  • Available On Demand

Part of our Annual Online Safety Course for Parents and Carers 2019-20

Protecting Against VPNs for Schools

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus on the VPN technology that children typically use to get around filtering controls. We’ll explain how VPNs tunnel through your protection and the practical steps that you can take to detect and block usage.

What Parents Need to Know About Netflix

  • Published 22nd April 2020

A guide to Netflix, arguably the most widely used and best known video-on-demand (VoD) streaming service in the world, with an extensive library of both child friendly and adult-themed programming.

What Parents Need to Know About Disney+

  • Published 17th April 2020

A guide to Disney+, the recently launched streaming competitor to Netflix, Amazon Prime and Apple TV. The service boasts a huge library of titles from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and more.

What Parents Need to Know About Zoom

  • Published 8th April 2020

A guide to Zoom, one of the world's leading video conferencing software providers.

A Guide to Safer Live Lessons

  • Published 1st April 2020

A guide to help both teachers and parents consider some of the issues that may arise when engaging in an online lesson.

10 Top Tips: Remote Learning for Parents

  • Published 20th March 2020

A guide to help parents and carers support their child in getting the most out of their remote learning experience.

10 Top Tips: Remote Learning for Teachers

  • Published 20th March 2020

A guide to help school staff ensure they deliver the most secure and safest remote learning experience they can, both for themselves and their students.

10 Top Tips: Remote Learning for Children

  • Published 20th March 2020

A guide to guide to help pupils understand different aspects of remote learning and to support them in ensuring their experience is as safe and secure as it can be.

Steam Online Safety Guide

  • Published 4th March 2020

We’ve created this guide to help parents and carers understand exactly what Steam is about and to raise their awareness around any potential safety concerns.

12 Social Media Online Safety Tips

  • Published 4th December 2019

Tips to make sure that your personal information stays private, your postings are positive and that your social media use overall is responsible.

12 Smartphone Online Safety Tips

  • Published 4th December 2019

Providing useful tips for children to use new devices safely and responsibly.

Safer Apps and Games for Children

  • Published 30th October 2019

Three handy guides for parents and carers with suggested safer apps and games that children might enjoy using to learn and play.

Online Safety Storybook [Digital Version]

  • Published 1st October 2019

Oscar’s Adventures in the Online World has been created to help you understand what it takes to stay safe in the online world.

Virtual Reality Online Safety Guide for Parents & Carers

  • Published 7th August 2019

An e-safety guide to VR (Virtual Reality), the practice of creating computer generated images or sometimes even entire worlds for a user to experience as if they were there.

FaceApp Online Safety Guide for Trusted Adults

  • Published 24th July 2019

An e-safety guide for Trusted Adults to FaceApp, an app by Wireless Lab which uses uploaded images of someone’s face, and allows them to add a variety of filters making themselves look older, younger, appear with different hair colour and so on.

How to manage what your children watch on TV Online Safety Guide

  • Published 17th July 2019

An e-safety guide for parents and carers on managing what your children watch on Television.

Online Safety Storybook

  • Published 1st July 2019

Oscar’s Adventures in the Online World has been created to help you understand what it takes to stay safe in the online world.

A Free Online Safety Guide to Home Internet Controls for Parents & Carers

  • Published 19th June 2019

An online safety guide to everything parents and carers need to know about internet controls, covering router filtering controls, parental software controls, ISP filtering controls and useful recommendations.

Children's Devices Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 24th April 2019

An e-safety guide for parents & carers on how children can use smart devices safely.

Home Devices Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 17th April 2019

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to identify some of the ways to stay alert and protect themselves and their children when using smart home devices.

VPNs Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 20th March 2019

An e-safety guide for parents & carers on Virtual Private Networks (also known as VPNs) a great privacy tool, which can be dangerous for children and can allow them to bypass restrictions you have on web browsing.

Live Streaming Online Safety Guide

  • Published 6th June 2018

E-safety guide for parents, schools & children to live streaming, the term used to describe the broadcast of a real-time video from a mobile device, tablet or games console.

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