Technology

An Introduction to Technology & Devices

  • Available On Demand

Whilst the kids of yesteryear would only really be interested in games consoles or music gear, our new world of user-friendly tech means that children are interacting with a huge range of devices on a daily basis.

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

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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

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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.

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 Amazon Alexa

  • Published 30th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Amazon Alexa. Alexa is an artificial intelligence (AI) software assistant created by Amazon in 2014 through which smartphone, tablet and smart device users can issue voice commands and ask questions. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as privacy risks, age-inappropriate content and insecure devices.

What Parents Need to Know About Xbox One

  • Published 26th August 2020

A free online safety guide for parents and carers to help them understand exactly what the Xbox One, an all-in-one entertainment hub is all about.

What Parents Need to Know About Webcams

  • Published 5th August 2020

A free online safety guide giving parents and carers advice and support around the use of webcams, focusing on how to spot the risks associated with them, at a time where they have become crucial in staying connected with others.

What Parents Need to Know About Oculus Quest

  • Published 8th July 2020

A free online safety guide to Oculus Quest, the all-in-one gaming system for virtual reality providing an emersive experience with realistic gaming and entertainment features.

A Guide on How Not to Be a Screen Zombie

  • Published 17th June 2020

A free online safety guide to help increase children's awareness around screen addiction, especially with increased device usage during lockdown.

What Parents Need to Know About PS4

  • Published 13th May 2020

A free guide to the PlayStation 4, the all-in-one entertainment hub and one of the most popular gaming consoles on the market, offering players internet access, streaming services and online chat features as well as a wealth of online video games.

What Parents Need to Know About Google Stadia

  • Published 29th April 2020

A free online safety guide to Google Stadia, a cloud-based service with a recently released free version, allowing users to stream its catalogue of console quality games directly via wi-fi.

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.

How to Clean Devices Guide

  • Published 18th March 2020

General cleanliness and personal hygiene have never been more important. This guide provides aims to help everyone understand some of the best practice methods to keep your devices clean and some techniques you should avoid.

12 Smartphone Online Safety Tips

  • Published 4th December 2019

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

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.

Nintendo Switch Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 31st July 2019

An online safety guide to the popular hybrid video game console the Nintendo Switch.

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.

Screen Addiction Online Safety Guide for Parents & Carers

  • Published 12th June 2019

A online safety guide for parents to tackle the serious issue of screen addiction.

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.

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