Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Support Staff (International Schools) (2022-23)

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About The Course

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Support Staff (International Schools) (2022-23)

Course Duration: 1hr 11mins (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment.

It is vital for school staff to have an understanding of online safety, for the sake of their pupils’ wellbeing and mental health. In the interest of the safeguarding of all children and young people, all staff who work with these groups must be able to identify their role and responsibilities in regards to online safety, as well as the risks posed to children and young people online.

Our Essential CPD course on online safety provides you and your staff with the core content you require to effectively accommodate for any and all pupils in your school. Our course is delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anywhere, anytime. Our online safety training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and time-efficient manner possible.

Created by our subject matter expert, Robin Watts, the course contains links to further learning, resources and activities throughout, with knowledge assessments and reflection questions to help you evidence your online safety compliance.

Designed in-line with the following policy:

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE)

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding why all education settings have a need to teach and encourage online safety. 
  • Identifying the risks and benefits of children and young people engaging online.
  • Understanding how to develop and implement a whole-school community approach to online safety.
  • Knowing how to protect your online reputation and manage any information you put online.
  • Understanding your specific responsibilities, as well as how online safety relates to your individual role.

Course Units

Introduction

This CPD certified course will help you to better understand online safety, why it is necessary in modern education settings and how to deliver on your responsibilities.

Module 1 – the need for online safety

Module 1 will discuss and answer the question of why schools need to consider and deliver online safety, as well as outlining common safety risks online.

Module 2 – delivering a whole-school community approach

Module 2 will look further into the roles and responsibilities of everyone who forms part of the whole-school community, as well as how to implement a whole-school community approach to online safety.

Module 3 – understanding your role

Module 3 will discuss how you can understand your roles and responsibilities a little more, what policies to refer to and general advice on reporting procedures.

Module 4 – what does online safety mean?

Module 4 will delve into what online safety actually is, what it means and what to consider around its implementation in schools.

Module 5 – protecting your online reputation

Module 5 will further educate you on the importance of protecting your online presence, maintaining professionalism at all times and how to behave online.

Module 6 – acceptable use policies (AUPs)

Module 6 will consider in more detail what acceptable use policies are, how to implement them, and what they contain.

Module 7 – recognising unsafe communication

Module 7 will explore unsafe communication, highlighting the signs that unsafe communication is taking place and how to safeguard against it.

Module 8 – managing online information

Module 8 will take a look at how to manage one’s online information, protecting it against aspiring thieves and the believability of other information found online.

Module 9 – effects to health, wellbeing and lifestyle

Module 9 will discuss the potential effect of online activity on health, wellbeing, and lifestyle, as well as how to help children and young people to avoid such effects.

Module 10 – your role as support staff

Module 10 will address your role as support staff in the context of online safety.

Robin Watts

About The Expert

Robin Watts

International safeguarding expert and education consultant who has worked with schools worldwide.
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Certified School Programme

Our Whole School Community Approach to Online Safety Training

Our Certified School Programme is a complete solution for schools to implement an effective approach to online safety.

It has been designed by education professionals to meet the statutory online safety safeguarding duties outlined in the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) September 2021 guidance.

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Whole School Community Training

CPD accredited training for the whole school community, including, DSLs, teachers, school staff, parents and carers.

Monthly Online Safety Update Service

Supporting schools to stay on top of online safety related news, social media updates, gaming updates and evolving online issues.

Meet DfE Statutory Safeguarding Requirements

Designed by education professionals to meet the statutory online safety statutory duties outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) September 2021.

NOS Certified School Accreditation

Accreditation for your school including a certified school plaque when you meet our approval criteria.

Dedicated Online Safety eLearning Hub

Implement training to all staff and parents with just one click and report on course access and completion.

Resources, Lesson Plans and Parent Guides

Access to our Resource Hub containing over 50 platform guides and lesson plans in online safety.

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