Annual Award in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 7-11

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About The Course

Annual Award in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 7-11

Presented by Myleene Klass

Children aged between 7 and 11 start to become more aware of the possibilities of the internet and begin to make decisions about what they’d like to do online which is usually either influenced by their peers or by their interests. As they start to become more independent, and start to access different things, it’s essential parents take an active interest in their children’s safety online.

That’s why we’ve created this online safety course for parents and carers – to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to keep your children safe online.

Developed by our safeguarding experts and presented by TV presenter, musician and passionate online safety advocate, Myleene Klass, this course takes you on a detailed journey through your child’s digital habits, explaining the type of online world they’re experiencing now, what risks they might be exposed to and just what you can do to support.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the online world today and striking a balance between promoting the positive use of the internet and safeguarding children from harm.
  • Recognising how children at this age are interacting with the online world, the technology they’re using and what games and platforms are most popular.
  • Identifying the common risks that children at this age are most vulnerable to and the range of online harms to be aware of.
  • Understanding what steps to take to support a culture of online safety at home and help build children’s digital resilience.
  • Recognising the importance of communicating with children at all times, keeping an open dialogue and providing children with the tools they need to keep themselves safe.

Course Units

Introduction

This course takes you on a detailed journey through your child’s digital habits, explaining the type of online world they’re experiencing now, what risks they might be exposed to and just what you can do to support.

Module 1: Parenting in a digital world

Module 1 will explore what it can be like for a parent in the digital world and the difficulty in striking a balance between experiencing the positive and negative aspects of the internet

Module 2: What are children accessing online?

Module 2 will look at how children at this age are most commonly interacting with the online world, what content they are consuming, what apps they might be using and the games they are playing

Module 3: Common risks – part 1

In module 3, we’ll take a look at the first set of online risks that children at this age might be exposed to and consider some of the simple and effective ways you can help to support them

Module 4: Common risks – part 2

Module 4 will explore a second set of common risks children at this age are most likely to encounter and provide some useful tips on how you can help keep them safe online

Module 5: Reflection and impact goals

Module 5 will help you to consolidate your learning and reflect on the key points with some impact goals that you can take away and implement at home

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National Online Safety

At National Online Safety, our mission is to make the internet a safer place for children by equipping school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers.
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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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