Our training

Certificate in Safeguarding Remote Learners

  • 1st February 1st Feb 12:00pm

Keeping pupils and teachers safe during remote education is essential. Teachers delivering remote education online should be aware of their behaviour and conduct, but more importantly, should continue to adhere to their statutory safeguarding duties as closely as possible in order to keep children safe and report any safeguarding concerns in relation to remote education.

What Parents Need to Know About eBay

  • Published 20th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on eBay. eBay is the world’s biggest online auction platform: a digital emporium where you can buy practically anything, new or used. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as off-site communication, age-inappropriate and illegal items.

Supporting Pupil Wellbeing and Mental Health During Remote Education

  • 29th January 29th Jan 10:00am

This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers, Mental Health Leads and all school staff with practical advice and guidance on how they can support the mental health and wellbeing of pupils during remote education.

What Parents Need to Know About Cunch-Line Chronicles

  • Published 15th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Cunch-Line Chronicles. Cunch-Line Chronicles is a 2D side-scrolling mobile game in which players control a criminal running from a police officer, collecting bags of (what are heavily implied to be) drugs while avoiding obstacles. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as addictive gameplay, in-app purchases and questionable themes.

Managing Behaviour and Disruption in Remote Education | Secondary

  • 17th February 17th Feb 13:00pm

This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers, senior leads and teachers with practical guidance on preventing and managing specific behavioural issues associated with virtual classrooms for the provision of effective remote education.

Managing Behaviour and Disruption in Remote Education | Primary

  • 16th February 16th Feb 12:00pm

This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers, senior leads and teachers with practical guidance on preventing and managing specific behavioural issues associated with virtual classrooms for the provision of effective remote education.

What Parents Need to Know About Fake News

  • Published 13th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on fake news. Fake news can be false information, photos or videos purposefully created to confuse or misinform. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as embarrassment, negative influences on people’s behaviour and negative emotions.

Online Safety for Children with SEND: Building Digital Literacy and Managing Online Risks

  • 29th January 29th Jan 14:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 4th February 4th Feb 13:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 8th February 8th Feb 12:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 10th February 10th Feb 14:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 15th February 15th Feb 12:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 18th February 18th Feb 13:00pm

This webinar, in collaboration with nasen (the National Association for Special Educational Needs), will provide senior leaders SENDCOs, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs) and all teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on helping learners with SEND to stay safe online and get the most out of their digital activities.

What Parents Need to Know About Cyberpunk 2077

  • Published 6th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Cyberpunk 2077. Cyberpunk 2077 is a first-person action RPG (role-playing game) with multiple storylines. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as extreme violence, adult themes and online multiplayer.

Certificate in Data Protection for Governors and Trustees

  • Available On Demand

The ultimate responsibility and accountability for data protection compliance sits with governors and trustees. They should have specific knowledge of data protection relevant to their role to ensure compliance with legislation and the ability to respond to any changes, working closely with the Data Protection Officer (DPO). If your school is found to breach GDPR rules, you may face a hefty fine and a visit from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Certificate in Data Protection for Senior Leaders

  • Available On Demand

Senior leaders should be sufficiently aware of the content of GDPR and the Data Protection Act in order to ensure schools have the right things in place to be compliant. As per the Data Protection Act 2018, it is your legal duty to protect the personal data of your students, staff, and visitors. Any establishment that collects personal data (e.g. names, addresses, dates of births, etc) has a legal responsibility to ensure that information is gathered, processed, and stored securely. If your school is found to breach GDPR rules, you may face a hefty fine and a visit from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Certificate in Data Protection for Influencers

  • Available On Demand

Data influencers work with data on a daily basis and either create, store, enter, or decide when data will be processed. In addition to general awareness, you should have an additional level of training specific to your role in processing and handling data. As per the Data Protection Act 2018, it is your legal duty to protect the personal data of your students, staff, and visitors. If your school is found to breach GDPR rules, you may face a hefty fine and a visit from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

10 Top Tips for Safer Online Shopping

  • Published 21st December 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for safer online shopping. Internet shopping has become part of our everyday lives. Last year, an estimated 1.92 billion people made a purchase online: around a quarter of the world’s population. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as phishing, unsecure sites and your data being sold.

Safeguarding Online 2021: Understanding Changes to the DfE KCSiE 2021 Proposed Statutory Guidance

  • Available On Demand

On the 10th December 2020, the DfE published their draft ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2021’ guidance for consultation. The process closes on 4th March 2021 and seeks views on the proposed changes due to take effect from September 2021.

Certificate in Understanding Domestic Abuse and Violence

  • Available On Demand

Domestic abuse is a child protection issue that schools must be prepared for. All children can witness and be adversely affected by domestic abuse in the context of their home life where domestic abuse occurs between family members. Exposure to domestic abuse and/or violence can have a serious, long lasting emotional and psychological impact on children.

Online Safety Tips for Children with New Devices

  • Published 17th December 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online safety tips for children with new devices. The current generation are the first children to group up in a world where digital devices are the norm. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as how to turn location settings off, how to discourage device dependency and how to set up parental controls.

12 Online Safety Tips for Children with New Devices

  • Published 17th December 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the 12 online safety tips of Christmas for children with new devices. Christmas is almost upon us once again, and soon some lucky children will be excitedly tearing the wrapping off a new mobile phone, tablet or games console. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as how to turn location settings off, how to discourage device dependency and how to set up parental controls.

Certificate in Writing and Implementing School Policies

  • Available On Demand

All schools must have clear policies and procedures that guide day-to-day processes in order to function effectively. Any member of school staff can be given responsibility for the drafting of school policies, and not all of them need to be signed off by the full governing body.

Award in Food Hygiene for Education Providers

  • Available On Demand

It is a legal responsibility for anyone who works with food to undertake food hygiene training. Any member of school staff who stores food or sells it has a duty to make sure it is safe and does not cause harm or injury to the consumer.

Certificate in Food Hygiene for Education Providers

  • Available On Demand

It is a legal requirement that any member of school staff who handles, prepares and serves food must receive adequate training, instruction and supervision in food safety for all the tasks they are asked to carry out. Any member of staff who is involved in food production, preparation or sale must have training.

Certificate in Understanding Child Criminal and Sexual Exploitation

  • Available On Demand

All staff should consider whether children are at risk of abuse or exploitation in situations outside of their families. They should be aware that safeguarding incidents and/or behaviours can be associated with factors outside of the school or college, including criminal exploitation and sexual exploitation.

'We Get Locked Down' Christmas Song 2020

  • Available On Demand

With COVID-19 making Christmas 2020 a little trickier than usual, we've once again teamed up with Sam and Dan from Musicalternative to produce a song to raise everyone's spirits. Bid a cheery farewell to a crazy year and get ready to welcome 2021, with the "We Get Locked Down" Christmas song.

Certificate in Understanding Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

  • Available On Demand

Female Genital Mutilation is illegal in England and Wales under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003. All teachers have a statutory duty under Section 5B to report to the police where they discover (either through disclosure by the victim or visual evidence) that FGM appears to have been carried out on a girl under 18. Those failing to report such cases may face disciplinary sanctions.

Certificate in the Role of an Ofsted Nominee

  • Available On Demand

From autumn 2020, Ofsted will begin a series of interim visits to schools with a view towards resuming full inspections in January 2021. The Ofsted School Inspection Handbook makes it clear that Ofsted inspectors place a large importance on speaking to those responsible for leadership and governance within schools and that it is the responsibility of senior leaders to ensure that schools are prepared for inspection, have discussed inspection plans and have notified the necessary stakeholders.

Certificate in Food Allergy Awareness and Anaphylaxis

  • Available On Demand

As per section 100 of the Children and Families Act 2014, schools have a legal obligation to support their pupils with any medical conditions, including food allergies. Schools must comply with certain statutory guidance, such as providing students with allergen ingredients’ information for the food they serve (Food Information Regulations 2014) to fulfil their legal responsibilities. Failure to comply with relevant training or with statutory guidance could have severe consequences.

What Parents Need to Know About Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

  • Published 2nd December 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (CoD) is an online first-person shooter. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as graphic violence & language, in-game payments and talking to strangers.

10 Tips for Safe Shopping Online on Cyber Monday

  • Published 30th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 tips for safe shopping online on Cyber Monday. Hot on the heels of Black Friday comes Cyber Monday. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as phishing attacks, overspending and unsecured sites.

10 Tips for Safe Shopping Online On Black Friday

  • Published 26th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 tips for safe shopping online on Black Friday. Once a transatlantic novelty, Black Friday is a now a pre-Christmas fixture in the British calendar. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as phishing attacks, overspending and unsecured sites.

10 Ways You Can Get the Most out of Our New App

  • Published 25th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 ways you can get the most out of our new app. Lockdown has sent children’s screen time soaring again. And making sure that young people stay safe online can be tough when there are new apps, games and sites every day. The shows you the most beneficial features of our new app such as personalising your content, staying up to date and get online safety advice instantly.

What Parents Need to Know About PlayStation 5

  • Published 24th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on PlayStation 5. The PlayStation 5 is the next-generation video game console for Sony. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as spending money, age-inappropriate content and strangers online.

Certificate in Understanding Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

  • Available On Demand

Schools and colleges have a legal responsibility to protect their students from sexual abuse, such as sexual violence and sexual harassment. All staff must stay up to date with the latest safeguarding training to ensure they are compliant with their legal duties. Schools must also implement relevant policies and procedures so that staff can effectively respond to reported incidences whilst complying with statutory guidance.

Relationships and Sex Education: Managing Difficult and Sensitive Conversations

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers, PSHE/RSHE leads and teachers with practical advice and guidance on how to manage difficult conversations with children relating to relationships and sex education.

What Parents Need to Know About Xbox Series X|S

  • Published 11th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Xbox Series X|S. The Xbox Series X and Series S are the next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as age-inappropriate games, online interactions and in-game spending.

10 Top Tips: Remote Education for Parents and Carers

  • Published 4th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on remote education for parents and carers. Remote education ensures continuous learning outside the classroom. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential issues such as creating a safe learning environment, adhering to school policies and making sure the appropriate systems and communication channels are in place so that educators, parents and carers, and pupils get the most out of their remote education experience.

10 Top Tips: Remote Education for Educators

  • Published 4th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Remote Education for educators. Remote education ensures continuous learning outside the classroom. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential issues such as creating a safe learning environment, adhering to school policies and making sure the appropriate systems and communication channels are in place so that educators get the most out of their remote education experience.

10 Top Tips: Remote Education for Children

  • Published 4th November 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Remote Education for children. Remote education ensures continuous learning outside the classroom. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential issues such as privacy, healthy screen time and making sure the appropriate systems and communication channels are in place so that children get the most out of their remote education experience.

Remote Education: How to Deliver Safe Online Lessons

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, subject leads, curriculum leads and all teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on delivering safe online lessons to children.

Online Safety Storybook [Digital Version]

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

What Parents Need to Know About Among Us

  • Published 28th October 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Among Us. Among Us is one of the most popular games of 2020. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as hacking, mild violence and inappropriate language.

What Parents Need to Know About League of Legends

  • Published 21st October 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on League of Legends. League of Legends, commonly referred to as "LOL", is one of the most popular video games in the world, with millions of monthly players. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as how to monitor gameplay, how to disable in-game spending and how to spot the signs of gaming addiction.

What Parents Need to Know About Tellonym

  • Published 14th October 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tellonym. Tellonym is a messaging network that allows children to send messages to each other anonymously. 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 Persuasive Design

  • Published 7th October 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on persuasive design. Social media can be really addictive, and sites want to keep users on their platforms for as long as possible. The guide takes a look at how to tackle potential risks such as online addiction.

How to Teach Online Safety Effectively | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, online safety leads, curriculum leads and all teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on successfully delivering a robust online safety curriculum for secondary years.

How to Teach Online Safety Effectively | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, online safety leads, curriculum leads and all teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on effectively delivering a robust online safety curriculum for primary years.

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 Overwatch

  • Published 23rd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Overwatch. Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment, the same company behind the likes of World of Warcraft and StarCraft. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mature content, strangers and the addictive nature.

What Parents Need to Know About The Deep Web & The Dark Web

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the The Deep & The Dark Web. While the deep web and the dark web are not the same thing, they do overlap significantly. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online predators, unmonitored access and inappropriate content.

What Parents Need to Know About Video Streaming Apps & Sites

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the Streaming. Streaming is the latest step in a journey that’s taken us all the way from records and cassettes to CDs and DVDs and, more recently, to downloads. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online scams, online addiction and inappropriate content.

What Parents Need to Know About Online Hoaxes

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the Online Hoaxes. Online hoaxes are fictional stories circulated online, frequently intended to shape people’s beliefs or opinions. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as spreading disinformation, taking dangerous advice and teaches you how to encourage critical thinking.

What Parents Need to Know About Gaming Streamers & Influencers

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Gaming Streamers & Influencers. Streamers are people who stream themselves gaming, drawing, making things etc. for people to watch on the internet. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, online bullying and online purchases.

What Parents Need to Know About Streaming

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Streaming. Streaming is a seamless way of watching or listening to all sorts of content such as TV shows, films, sports highlights and music, over an internet connection in ‘real time’, without having to download a file or store it on your device. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online scams, malware risk and the addictive nature on streaming sites.

What Parents Need to Know About Remote Access & Remote Data Deletion

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Remote Access & Remote Data Deletion. Remote access, as the term suggests, refers to the ability to access a computer, such as a home computer or a machine that’s connected to a school’s network, from a remote location. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as cyber-scams, hacking and privacy concerns.

What Parents Need to Know About Location Tracking

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Location Tracking. Location tracking has always been a fundamental part of the way mobile phones work, the most basic element of which is the ability to triangulate a device’s position in relation to a mobile network’s radio masts. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as non-consensual monitoring, frequently visited locations and stalking.

What Parents Need to Know About Fitness Trackers

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on fitness trackers. A fitness tracker is a wrist-worn device that can measure your level of physical activity during the day. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as unhealthy obsessions, unrealistic expectations and data leaks.

What Parents Need to Know About Music Streaming Apps & Sites

  • Published 16th September 2020

A free online safety guide on Music Streaming Apps & Sites, which allow people to listen to music on their devices, as well as giving users access to millions of songs and artists from around the world.

What Parents Need to Know About Catfishing

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on catfishing. Catfishing is when someone creates a fake online profile to trick people into thinking they are somebody else. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online grooming, fraud and identity theft.

What Parents Need to Know About Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a privacy tool used to hide internet activity from prying eyes. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as age-inappropriate content, malware infections and bypassing restrictions.

What Parents Need to Know About Lifestyle Sites

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on lifestyle sites. ‘Lifestyle sites’ is a bit of a catch-all term because, unfortunately, much of the internet is built to take advantage of human psychological weakness. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as body image issues, fake news and psychological tricks.

What Parents Need to Know About Voice Activated Searching

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on voice activated searching. Voice activated search, also known as ‘voice search’ or ‘voice-enabled search’ is a search tool that allows the user to use a voice command to search the internet, a website, or an app. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, data misuse and online purchases.

What Parents Need to Know About Gaming Disorder

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on voice gaming disorder. In 2018, the World Health Organisation included gaming disorder as part of its International Classification of Diseases. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental health, gambling problems and stress.

What Parents Need to Know About Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Sharing

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on peer-to-peer (P2P) sharing. Peer-to-peer (P2P) sharing is the process of transferring digital content, such as electronic books, music, or video clips from one computer to another. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as inappropriate content, illegal downloads and malware.

What Parents Need to Know About Screengrabs

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on screengrabs. Phones, tablets, and computers all have a feature that allows you to instantly capture and save still images of the content that’s currently displayed on your screen. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as privacy breaches, fraud and reputational damage.

What Parents Need to Know About Online Content: 10 Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Online

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online content: 10 tips to keep your children safe online. The internet has transformed the ability to access content. Many apps that children use are dependent on user-generated content which can encourage freedom of expression, imagination and creativity. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as age inappropriate content, privacy issues and mental health.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for School Governors (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Governing bodies and proprietors must ensure that policies, procedures and training in their schools or colleges are effective and comply with the law at all times. They should be doing all that they reasonably can to limit children’s exposure to online harms and risks, ensuring appropriate filters and monitoring systems are in place, and consider a whole school or college approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Non-Teaching Staff (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Safeguarding and online safety is everyone’s responsibility. It is an area that the whole school community should be engaged in – including non-teaching staff. They need to be aware of difficulties relating to online safety and be able to recognise them.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Teaching Staff (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

All teaching staff have a responsibility to provide a safe learning environment. This includes protecting children from online harm, abuse and risks. School staff should receive online safety training that is integrated, aligned and considered as part of the overarching safeguarding approach (Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance 2020).

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for SENDCos (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Children with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities can face additional safeguarding challenges online. They often experience more online harms than their peers and can be vulnerable to online risks such as cyberbullying, online grooming and exploitation. SENDCOs play a central role in safeguarding pupils with SEND. They are a core element of ensuring relevant policies are adhered to, co-ordinating SEND provision and providing the necessary support that SEND and vulnerable learners need.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for ICT Leads (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

ICT Leads play a vital role in developing and enhancing children’s learning around online safety. They are central to progressing policy and process and in helping to shape how young people acquire the skills to use ICT effectively, confidently and safely. Furthermore, ICT Leads should work closely with DSLs and have an awareness of their wider safeguarding responsibilities.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for Safeguarding Leads (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Designated Safeguarding Leads should take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection, including online safety, in schools. They should undergo training to provide them with the knowledge and skills required to carry out the role, including the ability to understand the unique risks associated with online safety. They should be confident that they have the relevant knowledge and up to date capability required to keep children safe whilst they are online at school or college (Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) statutory guidance 2020).

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Educators 2020-21 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Safeguarding children online is a whole school responsibility. All educators have a duty of care to protect children from online harm. It’s important therefore that their knowledge of the online world is relevant and up to date and that they have the expertise and awareness to be able to support children’s activities online in line with policy requirements and individual pupil needs.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for Child Protection Leads 2020-21 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

All schools should adopt a robust and effective strategy to help keep children safe online. Senior leaders should ensure that their school is meeting local policy requirements and that they are pursuing a culture of online safety which is fully integrated into their school safeguarding practice.

Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 4-7

  • Available On Demand

This short course provides you with an important insight into how children aged 4 to 7 are typically engaging with the online world.

Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 7-11

  • Available On Demand

This short course provides you with an important insight into how children aged 7 to 11 are typically engaging with the online world.

Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 11-14

  • Available On Demand

This short course provides you with an important insight into how children aged 11 to 14 are typically engaging with the online world.

Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 14-18

  • Available On Demand

This short course provides you with an important insight into how children aged 14 to 18 are typically engaging with the online world.

Certificate in the Role of a Designated Teacher

  • Available On Demand

Designated Teachers have the responsibility to promote the educational achievement of looked-after and previously looked after children. Governing bodies and proprietors must appoint a Designated Teacher, who must have the appropriate training, relevant qualifications and experience.

Certificate in Delivering Effective Blended and Remote Education

  • Available On Demand

Duration: 90 Mins Delivered by award-winning educators, Olly Lewis and Mark Anderson, the course is divided into six easy-to-digest modules and contains links to further learning and case studies, with an assessment test to help you evidence your remote learning compliance.

Advanced Certificate in Safeguarding for Designated Safeguarding Leads (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Delivered by subject matter expert, Lorna Ponambalum, the course has been divided into nine easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your safeguarding compliance.

Certificate in Safeguarding in Schools (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Delivered by subject matter expert, Christina Rodgers, the course has been divided into six easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your safeguarding compliance.

Advanced Certificate in Child Protection / Safeguarding (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

All schools have a duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. It’s essential that senior leaders and safeguarding leads have a strong understanding of their responsibilities towards child protection and are aware of the challenges they might face in implementing best practice processes and procedures.

Advanced Certificate in Safer Recruitment (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

All schools must ensure that they have robust policies in place around the selection and suitability of prospective employees and that they are proactively creating a culture of safer recruitment. It’s essential that schools adopt a consistent and rigorous approach towards recruitment processes that ensures the wellbeing and safety of children and protects them from harm and abuse.

An Introduction to Streaming

  • Available On Demand

Online streaming is a seamless way of watching or listening to all sorts of content such as TV shows, films, sports highlights, and music, over an internet connection, without having to download a file or store it on your device.

An Introduction to Social Media

  • Available On Demand

Social media is the term we give to websites and apps that allow us to connect with each other and share photos and comments. Today, social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram are used by billions of people every single day.

An Introduction to Privacy & Security

  • Available On Demand

Online privacy is about protecting your identify and personal information online. In the digital world, your data is highly valuable. It is often collected, sold, and analysed by big companies – including that of children.

An Introduction to Online Bullying

  • Available On Demand

Online bullying, or cyberbullying, describes bullying that is enabled by technology. If the bullying behaviour is on the internet in any form, it is classed as cyberbullying.

An Introduction to Online Gambling

  • Available On Demand

Online gambling refers to betting or playing games of chance or skill for money, by using a remote device such as a tablet, computer, smartphone, or any mobile phone with an internet connection.

An Introduction to Online Gaming

  • Available On Demand

Online gaming is simply the playing of a video game over the internet, usually with friends. Online games can be played on any number of devices from dedicated video games consoles such as PlayStations, Xboxes, and Nintendo Switches, to PCs, laptops and mobile phones.

An Introduction to Mental Health & Wellbeing

  • Available On Demand

Health and wellbeing depends on your physical, mental, spiritual and social state. When we have good wellbeing, we feel comfortable, healthy and happy and we flourish.

An Introduction to Online Relationships

  • Available On Demand

An online relationship is between people who have met online and in most cases only know each other via the internet. They can be formed with anyone across the world, throughout different cultures and backgrounds, and tend to be created through a common interest or shared experience.

An Introduction to Online Copyright & Ownership

  • Available On Demand

Deliberately infringing copyright can be a criminal offence. Just because something is found freely on the internet, doesn’t mean it’s free to download, distribute or use.

An Introduction to Online Information

  • Available On Demand

In basic terms, information is data which is processed and ordered to become meaningful. The arrival of computers profoundly changed the speed and way this happens – once information can be found on the internet, it is then online. This online access has transformed the way we all relate to information.

An Introduction to Identity & Self Image

  • Available On Demand

For children, the anonymous nature of Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat presents a unique opportunity to reinvent themselves in an environment that may appear far more welcoming than the offline world.

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.

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 Tech Related Communication

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on tech related communication. Language is constantly evolving. The words, phrases and even emojis used on social media have transformed how young people communicate. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as a false sense of security, hidden messages and impacts on your child’s mood.

Online Racism

  • Available On Demand

Part of our Online Bullying Series 2020-21

Screen Grabs

  • Available On Demand

Part of our Online Bullying Series 2020-21

Online Forums

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Part of our Online Bullying Series 2020-21

Online Banter

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What Parents Need to Know About Age Ratings

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on age ratings. A game’s age rating can be used by adults to make an informed choice as to whether or not a game is suitable for their child. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as inappropriate content, peer pressure and online spending.

What Parents Need to Know About Friends & Followers

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on ‘friends & followers’. What makes social media actually ‘social’ are the connections users make with other users on the platforms. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online bullying, catfishing and access to private information.

What Parents Need to Know About Hacking

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on hacking. Hacking is the unauthorised attempt to exploit a computer system or network. There are different types of hackers who are usually categorised under ‘hats’. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as theft of personal data, inappropriate content and breaking the law.

What Parents Need to Know About Search Engines

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on search engine. A search engine is something that helps you find what you’re looking for on the internet. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as bypassing SafeSearch, inappropriate content and misleading information.

What Parents Need to Know About Online Avatars

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online avatars. Online avatars are digital characters that look like you. They are a form of self-representation without using an actual picture. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as grooming, catfishing and trolling.

What Parents Need to Know About Games Consoles

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on games consoles. Much like a television allows you to watch movies or a radio allows you to listen to music, a game console allows you to play video games. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as the addictive nature of games consoles, inappropriate online content and online chat.

What Parents Need to Know About Torrent Sites

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on torrent sites. A torrent site is a website on the internet where visitors can upload, share, and download files. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as legal issues, hackers and malware.

What Parents Need to Know About Trolling & Online Abuse

  • Published 9th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on trolling and online abuse. Trolling is a form of cyberaggression. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as a bad mental wellbeing, damaged reputation and age-inappropriate language.

Music Streaming Apps

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Filters and Photo Enhancing Apps

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Live Streaming Apps

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Video Streaming Apps

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Online Challenges

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Online Messaging Apps

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Social Media Apps

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Tagging and Sharing

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Likes and Reactions

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Social Media Influencers

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Friends and Followers

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The Dark/Deep Web

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Hidden Apps

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Terms and Conditions

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Closed Peer Sharing

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Location Apps

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TOR Browser

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The Cloud

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VPNs

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Hacking

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Webcams

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Cookies and Adware

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Phishing

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Password Managers

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Age Ratings

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Gaming Disorders

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Gaming Genres

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Online Gaming Consoles

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Online Gambling Apps

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Persuasive Design

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Sadfishing

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Screen Addiction

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Social Pressures

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Wellness Apps

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Catfishing

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Peer-to-Peer Sharing

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Torrent Sites

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Pirate Sites

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Streaming

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Digital Consent

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Social Bots

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Fake News

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Search Engines

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Digital Footprint

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Online Reputation

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Online Sexual Content

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Digital Personality

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Online Avatars

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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 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 Instagram

  • Published 19th August 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Instagram. Instagram is a hugely popular social networking app with over 1 billion users worldwide. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as exposing your child’s location, in-app purchases and poor mental wellbeing.

Understanding the New UKCIS Online Safety Audit Tool: Online Safety Requirements for ITTs and NQTs

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In this webinar, international safeguarding expert and education consultant Robin Watts will provide information and guidance on what schools need to cover as part of the induction process, understanding the key themes and how to implement effective and continuous learning mechanisms to help safeguard children online.

What Parents Need to Know About Phishing

  • Published 12th August 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on phishing. Phishing is a form of cyber-attack where victims are targeted in the form of spoof emails, phone calls or texts. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as loss of personal data, hackers and targeted phishing.

What Parents Need to Know About Webcams

  • Published 5th August 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on webcams. Most commonly found embedded in laptop screens and smartphones, webcams are tiny video/still cameras designed to let you participate in video calls on services such as Skype and Zoom. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as hackers, malware and access to strangers.

What Parents Need to Know About Loot Boxes & Skin Betting

  • Published 29th July 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on loot boxes & skin betting. Some video games also off¬er what has been called “loot boxes” as a way to purchase these items. Similar to purchasing a pack of Panini football stickers or a Lego Minifigure in foil packaging, players don’t know exactly what they will get. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gambling, unregulated third-party communities and in-app purchases.

What Parents Need to Know About Call of Duty: Warzone

  • Published 22nd July 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Call of Duty: Warzone. Call of Duty: Warzone is the latest and possibly biggest battle royale game on the market, following in the footsteps of titles like Fortnite, Apex Legends and PUBG. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gaming addiction, adult themes & violence and in-game purchases.

What Parents Need to Know About Sexting

  • Published 15th July 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on sexting. Sexting involved sending, receiving or forwarding explicit messages, images, or video of a sexual nature. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online blackmail, bullying and breaking the law.

What Parents Need to Know About Oculus Quest

  • Published 8th July 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Oculus Quest. The Oculus Quest is the latest virtual reality experience on the market. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as seizures and motion sickness, physical injuries and overuse concerns.

What Parents Need to Know About Protecting Personal Data

  • Published 1st July 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on protecting personal data. Personal data is a strange commodity. Cyber thieves can buy huge quantities of personal data on the black market for very little, yet your own personal data is hugely valuable to you. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as sharing sensitive information, phishing attacks and social media visibility.

Conversation Starters for Parents and Carers: Online Content

  • Published 24th June 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on conversation starters for parents and carers: online content. Trying to start a conversation about online safety with children can be a daunting task. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as cultivating a blame free culture, asking them to be the teacher and ask about the risks.

'Digital Intimacies': How Schools Can Support Young People to Navigate Sexual Content Online

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This webinar will provide school leaders, subject leads and teachers with practical advice and support on how they can have age-appropriate conversations with children around sexual content online.

A Guide on How Not to Be a Screen Zombie

  • Published 17th June 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on how not to be a screen zombie. It’s not always easy to tell if you’ve been spending too much time on your device. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, screen addiction and grooming.

Adapting your Online Safety Policy for 2020 + Free Online Safety Template

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This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers, DSLs and online safety leads with practical advice and guidance on how to develop and adapt their online safety policy for 2020. In addition, to accompany the webinar, you will receive a free template online safety policy for schools.

What Parents Need to Know About Microsoft Teams

  • Published 10th June 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams, or simply ‘Teams’, is a platform that allows for collaborative working, either as students or as professionals, using communication capabilities through audio, video and instant messaging. 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 Facebook Messenger

  • Published 27th May 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Facebook Messenger. Facebook Messenger is a communication and chat application which is part of the wider Facebook platform and has been a standalone app on mobile devices since 2011. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as cyberbullying, screen addiction and secret conversations.

14 Ways to be Kind Online

  • Published 20th May 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 14 ways to be kind online. Showing kindness online can mean so much to someone else. The guide takes a look at a range of tips such as offering to help others, share positive posts and thinking before you comment.

What Parents Need to Know About PlayStation 4

  • Published 13th May 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on PlayStation 4. Sony’s video game console is often touted as being one of the best-selling of all time, with over 100 million units shifted worldwide. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as screen addiction, online bullying and adult content.

Cyberbullying in 2020 – Practical Safeguarding Guidance for School Leaders

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school leaders, teachers, DSLs, SENCOs and online safety leads with new insights into cyberbullying and explore practical strategies around safeguarding.

What Parents Need to Know About Online Grooming

  • Published 6th May 2020

A free guide to help parents and carers protect their children from the increased risk of online grooming as children spend more time online, including identification and available support.

What Parents Need to Know About Google Stadia

  • Published 29th April 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Google Stadia. Google Stadia marks the tech giant’s first proper foray into the world of video games. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as in-app purchases, hackers and online chat.

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.

What Parents Need to Know About Netflix

  • Published 22nd April 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Netflix. Launched in 1997, Netfl¬ix is now one of the world’s leading online streaming services, providing users with unlimited access to a huge selection of TV shows and films. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as screen addiction, inappropriate content and hackers.

What Parents Need to Know About Disney+

  • Published 17th April 2020

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

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 Dan from Musicalternative to produce a handy song full of ideas to help you create those special moments that will last a lifetime.

What Parents Need to Know About Zoom

  • Published 8th April 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Zoom. Founded in 2011, Zoom is one the world’s leading video conferencing software providers. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as ‘Zoom Bombing’, phishing and privacy concerns.

A Guide to Safer Live Lessons

  • Published 1st April 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on safer live lessons. An online lesson occurs when teachers use video conferencing software to ‘live stream’ lessons to their pupils. The guide takes a look at some things you should consider such as your child’s conduct, communication with your child and their school and the content of your child’s lesson.

DfE KCSiE Remote Safeguarding Guidance: Online Safety for DSLs, Teachers and Parents

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In this webinar, Christina Leath, an experienced Head of Safeguarding and subject matter expert, will explore key points from the guidance and discuss what this means for DSLs, teachers and parents and carers.

What parents need to know about Houseparty

  • Published 25th March 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Houseparty. Houseparty is a live streaming app described as a face-to-face social network where people ‘drop in’ on each other to video chat, leave messages and hang out in groups. 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.

How to Maintain Good Mental Wellbeing During Isolation

  • Published 25th March 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on how to maintain good mental wellbeing during isolation. Wellbeing is about being able to experience good health, happiness and high life satisfaction, including managing your stress. The guide takes a look at a few tips such as staying connected with loved ones, doing good things does you good and changing your mindset.

How to Clean Devices Guide

  • Published 18th March 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on how to clean devices. Our electronic devices can be a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. The guide takes a look at a few tips such as not rubbing too hard when cleaning, how often to clean your devices and to keep your hands and faces as clean as possible.

What Parents Need to Know About Omegle

  • Published 11th March 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Omegle. Omegle is a website that pairs random strangers for live text or video chats. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as pornographic content, cyberbullying and the chats being unmoderated.

What Parents Need to Know About Steam

  • Published 4th March 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Steam. Steam is the largest video game digital distribution platform on the planet by quite some distance. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as inappropriate content, phishing and strangers.

What Parents Need to Know About Hidden Photo Apps

  • Published 26th February 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on hidden photo apps. The latest digital trend growing in popularity for our children are apps on their phone or tablet that look like one thing but are secretly hiding another purpose. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as ‘sexting’, privacy risks and encouraging impulsive behaviour.

Little Reminders of How to Be Kind Online

  • Published 19th February 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on little reminders of how to be kind online. Online abuse can have a severe impact on people’s lives and is often targeted at the most vulnerable. The guide takes a look at some tips such as understanding the impact of your actions, disassociating from pack mentality and developing self-empathy.

How Ofsted will Inspect Online Safety: What Schools Need to Know

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This webinar will help school leaders and school staff to understand exactly how and what Ofsted will inspect in relation to e-safety. It will cover key Ofsted criteria as well as outlining best practice models for schools to consider.

From Online Gaming to Online Gambling: Recognising the Signs

  • Published 12th February 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on ‘From Online Gaming to Online Gambling: Recognising the Signs’. The digital world that we live in can be a mine eld for families and parents/carers. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as excessive use of devices, spending money online without permission and compulsive eating.

Supporting Children's Mental Health: 10 Conversation Starters for Parents Online Safety Guide

  • Published 5th February 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on supporting children’s mental health: 10 conversation starters for parents. Talking about mental health to children is sometimes hard. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as talking about mental health naturally, being open and honest and asking twice.

What Parents Need to Know About Facebook

  • Published 29th January 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Facebook. Facebook is an online social media platform that has over 2 billion users across the globe. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as the addictive nature of Facebook, cyberbullying and the impact social media can have on your child’s future.

What Parents Need to Know About Minecraft

  • Published 15th January 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Minecraft. There’s a very good chance you’ve heard of Minecraft. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as the addictive nature of Minecraft, griefing and contact with strangers.

What Parents Need to Know About TikTok

  • Published 8th January 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on TikTok. TikTok is a video-sharing social media app available on iOS and Android which lets users create, share, and view user created videos in a similar manner to Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online predators, the addictive nature of TikTok and age-inappropriate content.

From Online Gaming to Online Gambling: Recognising the Signs and How to Prevent Addiction

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This webinar provides schools with the knowledge and understanding they need to put in place supportive and preventative strategies for children, before the lure of gambling sets in.

Lesson Plans Bundle for Early Years (Age 0-4)

Based on the eight key topics outlined in the UKCCIS ‘Education for a Connected World’ framework, our new EYFS interactive video lessons talk to the children about online dangers in a fun and engaging way, providing a truly immersive experience. Each video lesson has accompanying activities to support learning on the topic of online safety, helping to provide young children in an early years setting with the knowledge to protect themselves from the risks they pose when using technology.

Self Image and Identity Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years teaches pupils about the differences between their online and offline identity.

Online Relationships Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years covers the impact of technology on communication and relationships, both online and offline.

Online Reputation Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years introduces the concept of ‘online reputation’, including how people can make judgements based on your online activity.

Online Bullying Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years covers the topic of cyber-bullying and other negative behaviours online.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Health, Wellbeing & Lifestyle Lesson Plans for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years covers the negative impacts that technology can have on a person’s health, well-being and lifestyle.

Privacy and Security Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years covers how personal information can be found online and can be re-used, saved and shared by others.

Copyright and Ownership Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years covers how personal information can be found online and can be re-used, saved and shared by others.

Lesson Plans Bundle for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

Based on the eight key topics outlined in the UKCCIS ‘Education for a Connected World’ framework, our new Key Stage 1 interactive video lessons talk to the children about online dangers in a fun and engaging way, providing a truly immersive experience.

Self Image and Identity Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 teaches pupils about the differences between their online and offline identity.

Online Relationships Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 covers the impact of technology on communication and relationships, both online and offline.

Online Reputation Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 introduces the concept of ‘online reputation’, including how people can make judgements based on your online activity.

Online Bullying Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 covers the topic of cyber-bullying and other negative behaviours online.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Health, Wellbeing & Lifestyle Lesson Plans for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 covers the negative impacts that technology can have on a person’s health, well-being and lifestyle.

Privacy and Security Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 covers how personal information can be found online and can be re-used, saved and shared by others.

Copyright and Ownership Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 helps students understand the terms ‘copyright’ and ‘ownership’ in respect of online content.

Lesson Plans Bundle for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

Based on the eight key topics outlined in the UKCCIS ‘Education for a Connected World’ framework, our new Key Stage 2 interactive video lessons talk to the children about online dangers in a fun and engaging way, providing a truly immersive experience.

Self Image and Identity Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 teaches pupils about the differences between their online and offline identity.

Online Relationships Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 covers the impact of technology on communication and relationships, both online and offline.

Online Reputation Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 introduces the concept of ‘online reputation’, including how people can make judgements based on your online activity.

Online Bullying Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 covers the topic of cyber-bullying and other negative behaviours online.

Privacy and Security Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 covers how personal information can be found online and can be re-used, saved and shared by others.

Health, Wellbeing & Lifestyle Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 covers the negative impacts that technology can have on a person’s health, well-being and lifestyle.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Copyright and Ownership Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 helps students understand the terms ‘copyright’ and ‘ownership’ in respect of online content.

Lesson Plan Bundle for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

Our Key Stage 3 lesson plans have been designed to make your online safety lessons fun and engaging for your pupils. We understand that every school, every teacher and every pupil is different, so we’ve made it really easy for you to pick and choose activities to fit into your timetable.

Self Image and Identity Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 teaches pupils about the differences between their online and offline identity.

Online Relationships Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 covers the impact of technology on communication and relationships, both online and offline.

Online Reputation Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 introduces the concept of ‘online reputation’, including how people can make judgements based on your online activity.

Online Bullying Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 covers the topic of cyber-bullying and other negative behaviours online.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Health, Wellbeing and Lifestyle Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 covers the negative impacts that technology can have on a person’s health, well-being and lifestyle.

Privacy and Security Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 covers how personal information can be found online and can be re-used, saved and shared by others.

Copyright and Ownership Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 helps students understand the terms ‘copyright’ and ‘ownership’ in respect of online content.

Self Image and Identity Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 teaches pupils about the differences between their online and offline identity.

Online Relationships Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 covers the impact of technology on communication and relationships, both online and offline.

Online Reputation Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 introduces the concept of ‘online reputation’, including how people can make judgements based on your online activity.

Online Bullying Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 covers the topic of cyber-bullying and other negative behaviours online.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Health, Wellbeing and Lifestyle Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 covers the negative impacts that technology can have on a person’s health, well-being and lifestyle.

Privacy and Security Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 covers how personal information can be found online and can be re-used, saved and shared by others.

Copyright and Ownership Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4

This topic for Key Stage 4 helps students understand the terms ‘copyright’ and ‘ownership’ in respect of online content.

Lesson Plan Bundle for Primary Schools (Age 3-11)

Based on the eight key topics outlined in the UKCCIS ‘Education for a Connected World’ framework, our new Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 interactive video lessons talk to the children about online dangers in a fun and engaging way, providing a truly immersive experience.

Lesson Plan Bundle for Secondary Schools (Age 11-16)

Our Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 lesson plans have been designed to make your online safety lessons fun and engaging for your pupils. We understand that every school, every teacher and every pupil is different, so we’ve made it really easy for you to pick and choose activities to fit into your timetable.

12 Social Media Safety Tips

  • Published 4th December 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 12 social media online safety tips for children with new devices. With Christmas only a few weeks away, many of you will be using social media to share your excitement with friends and family. The guide takes a look at a number of tips on social media such as don’t accept friend requests from strangers, block online bullies and to never share your personal information with people you don’t know.

12 Smartphone Online Safety Tips

  • Published 4th December 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 12 smartphone online safety tips. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as screen time, password protection and privacy settings.

Online Safety Tips For Children

  • Published 27th November 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online safety tips for children. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as personal information, strangers and cyberbullying.

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Online Safety Guide

  • Published 20th November 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks in Call of Duty such as violent content, talking with strangers and addictive behaviour.

Cyberbullying (Online Bullying) Guide for Schools and Parents

  • Published 13th November 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Cyberbullying (bullying which takes place online). The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, mood changes and loneliness.

FIFA 20 Online Safety Guide

  • Published 6th November 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on FIFA 20. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gaming disorder, overspending and scams.

How to Deal With a Disclosure in Online Safety

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will support schools in meeting their statutory requirements around online safety, helping them to ensure they have safe mechanisms in place to identify, intervene and escalate any disclosure of harm and abuse and that these processes are robust and systematic.

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.

Sadfishing Online Safety Guide

  • Published 23rd October 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Sadfishing. ‘Sadfishing’ is described as a behavioural trend where people make exaggerated claims about their emotional problems to generate sympathy and attention. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as oversharing, cyberbullying and online grooming.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Online Safety Guide

  • Published 16th October 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Fortnite Chapter 2. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gaming addiction, gaming with strangers and overspending.

Do Video Games Actually Cause Violent Behaviour Online Safety Guide

  • Published 9th October 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Video Games and whether they cause violent behaviour. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as violent and mature themes, screen time and mental wellbeing.

Curriculum Considerations: Online Relationships and RSHE

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus on how schools should approach this creating a fair and balanced curriculum which considers the new Ofsted guidance and educates children about online relationships whilst also promoting positive mental health and well-being across the whole school community.

Video Game Loot Boxes & Skin Betting Online Safety Guide

  • Published 2nd October 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Loot Boxes & Skin Betting. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gambling, overspending and targeted advertising.

YouTube Kids Online Safety Guide

  • Published 25th September 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on YouTube Kids. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as targeted advertising, viewing time and inappropriate videos.

Social Pressures Linked to ‘Appearance’ Online Safety Guide

  • Published 18th September 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Social Pressures linked to 'Appearance'. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as filters, airbrushing and self-esteem.

Social Pressures Linked to ‘Social Media Influencers’ Online Safety Guide

  • Published 11th September 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Social Pressures linked to 'Social Media Influencers'. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as body image, bad habits and unrealistic role models.

Understanding the DfE Statutory Guidance Changes September 2019

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus on helping Senior Leaders and Designated Safeguarding Leads to understand schools’ additional online safety duties as outlined in the revised Department for Education “Keeping Children Safe in Education” statutory guidance coming into effect from 2nd September 2019.

Social Pressures Linked To ‘Friends and Followers’ Online Safety Guide

  • Published 4th September 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Social Pressures linked to 'Friends and Followers.' The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as fake friends, friend envy and being followed by strangers.

Social Pressures Linked To ‘Likes’ Online Safety Guide

  • Published 28th August 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Social Pressures linked to 'Likes'. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as self-esteem damage, addiction and competitiveness.

The Impact of Online Behaviour on Mental Health & Wellbeing

  • Available On Demand

This webinar focuses on the impact that the online world can have on a child’s mental health and wellbeing. We explore effective ways in which schools can work with children to improve their mental health and wellbeing when using the internet.

Effective Strategies for Better Parental Engagement in Online Safety

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, we take a look at reasonings why schools need to engage parents with online safety and practical methods how to achieve this effectively.

Fortnite Battle Royale Online Safety Guide

  • Published 21st August 2019

This week's free online safety focuses on Fortnite Battle Royale. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as gaming addiction, gaming with strangers and overspending.

Policing vs Parenting: Get to grips with gaming Online Safety Guide

  • Published 13th August 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the best ways to guide children towards gaming health. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as screen time, violence and interaction with strangers.

Social Media & Violence: Preventative Strategies for School Leaders

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar Craig Pinkney will be highlighting the extent of social media violence looking at some origins and forms of violence as well as its contributors on social media platforms.

Leicestershire Police: Addressing The Online Drugs Trade

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar James Edmondston, Substance Misuse Officer and Katie Hudson, Children & Young Persons Officer from Leicestershire Police will be looking at some of the new and emerging ways in which young people are accessing drugs, and the dangers they are being exposed to.

Virtual Reality Online Safety Guide for Parents & Carers

  • Published 7th August 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on VR (Virtual Reality). VR (Virtual Reality) is the practice of creating computer generated images or sometimes even entire worlds for a user to experience as if they were there. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as screen time, medical risks and safety implications.

Online Relationships Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Overspending Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Fake Profiles & Social Bots Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Online Bullying Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Child Sexual Exploitation Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Online Identity Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Age Inappropriate Content Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Online Fraud Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Personal Data Explained

  • Available On Demand

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

Nintendo Switch Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 31st July 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch is a popular hybrid video game console. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as indecent images, overspending and inappropriate language.

FaceApp Online Safety Guide for Trusted Adults

  • Published 24th July 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on FaceApp. 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. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online crime, access and copycat apps.

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

  • 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.

Leicestershire Police: Addressing The Online Drugs Trade Online Safety Guide

  • Published 10th July 2019

This week's free online safety guide by Leicestershire Police focuses on the online drugs trade. It is specifically in relation to the expansion of the online world, including the rise of the dark web and social media. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as law, personal and financial risk.

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.

Telegram Online Safety Guide

  • Published 3rd July 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Telegram. Telegram is a free messaging service which is very similar to WhatsApp. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as secret chats, hacking and access to illegal content.

Social Media & Mental Health; the positive and negative impacts Online Safety Guide

  • Published 26th June 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Social Media & Mental Health; the positive and negative impacts. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, addiction and cyberbullying.

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

  • Published 19th June 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Home Internet Controls. Home Internet Controls cover router filtering controls, parental software controls, ISP filtering controls and useful recommendations. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as privacy & security, unrestricted access and harmful content.

Screen Addiction Online Safety Guide for Parents & Carers

  • Published 12th June 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Screen Addiction. The guide looks at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as health & wellbeing, app addiction and a lack of sleep.

Dangers of the Dark Web Demystified

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, cyber security specialist Emma Davis will uncover the real truths behind the dark web and explain the importance of understanding this technology with the ultimate aim of safeguarding children online

What Parents Need to Know About Likee

  • Published 5th June 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on LIKEE. LIKEE is a popular video creation and editing app. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online grooming, cyberbullying and inappropriate content.

Monthly Update Service – January 2021 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in December 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – December 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in November 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – November 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in October 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – October 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in September 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – September 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in August 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – August 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in July 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – July 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in June 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – June 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in May 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – May 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in April 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – April 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in Marchl 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – March 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in February 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – February 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in January 2020. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – January 2020 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in December 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – December 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in November 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – November 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in October 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – October 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in September 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – September 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in August 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – August 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in July 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – July 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in June 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Monthly Update Service – June 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in May 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

YOLO Online Safety Guide for Parents & Carers

  • Published 29th May 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on YOLO. YOLO is an anonymous question and answer app that works in combination with Snapchat. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as anonymity, cyberbullying and age verification.

Snapchat Online Safety Guide

  • Published 29th May 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Snapchat. Snapchat is a photo sharing app for mobile phones and tablets. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as location privacy, sexting and addictive features.

Call of Duty Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 22nd May 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' (COD). ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ (COD) is an online first-person shooter game, available on PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as graphic violence, cyberbullying and overspending.

Social Media & Mental Health Online Safety Guide for Trusted Adults

  • Published 15th May 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Social Media & Mental Health and the impacts social media has on the mental health of children and young people. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, anxiety and modern pressures.

Discord Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 8th May 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Discord. Discord is the most popular communication tool for gamers. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as inappropriate content, sexual imagery and cyberbullying.

Tumblr Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 1st May 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tumblr. Tumblr is a popular social media platform and microblogging site with over 463 million blogs on its platform. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, oversharing and fake news.

Monthly Update Service – May 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in April 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Children's Devices Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 24th April 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Children's devices. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as location settings, fake profiles and screen addiction.

Home Devices Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 17th April 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Home devices. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as fraud, online grooming and cyberbullying.

YouTube Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 10th April 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on YouTube. YouTube is a popular video streaming service. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as cyberbullying, inappropriate content and privacy.

Online Challenges Guide for Parents

  • Published 3rd April 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Online Challenges. Online Challenges are a constantly emerging and evolving trend. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, physical harm and injury.

Monthly Update Service – April 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in March 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Apex Legends Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 13th March 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Apex Legends. Apex Legends is a multiplayer battle royale video game which is free to play. In this game, twenty squads consisting of three players each are dropped onto an island from a dropship, where they compete against each other to be the last team standing. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as communication with strangers, violence and overspending.

Monthly Update Service – March 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in February 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Age Ratings (BBFC & PEGI) Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 6th February 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Age ratings (BBFC & PEGI). Age Ratings (BBFC & PEGI) are the two official ways (BBFC & PEGI) you can assess if a particular title is suitable for your child. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as violence, sexual content and swearing.

Monthly Update Service – February 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in January 2019. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Helping schools engage parents in Online Safety

  • Published 30th January 2019

A FREE staffroom poster that lists 7 simple strategies to help schools engage parents in online safety.

Grand Theft Auto Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 23rd January 2019

This week's free online safety focuses on Grand Theft Auto. Grand Theft Auto is an action-adventure video game series where players control criminals and wreak havoc in order to complete missions and progress through the game. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as violent content, profane language and playing with strangers.

Fake News Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 9th January 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Fake news. Fake news can be false information, photos or videos purposefully created to confuse or misinform. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as cyberbullying, dissemination of truth and confusion.

Monthly Update Service – January 2019 Updates

  • Available On Demand

A roundup of the news in December 2018. The views expressed in the webinar are those of Chris Skinner, Senior Online Safety Consultant at National Online Safety. The webinar is designed to give you an overview of online safety news over the past month and is opinion-based, giving commentary on current issues that you may have seen in the press.

Twitter Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 19th December 2018

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Twitter. Twitter is a social networking site where users can post ‘tweets’ or short messages, photos and videos publicly. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as trolls, fake news and propaganda.

Kik Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 12th December 2018

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Kik. Kik is a free messaging app used by 300 million people worldwide that lets users exchange messages, photos, videos, GIFs and webpages via a Wi-Fi connection or data plan. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online grooming, sexting and fake profiles.