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What Parents Need to Know About Apple Guided Access

  • Published 13th October 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Apple Guided Access, detailing step-by-step instructions for parents on how to set it up and how to switch it on.

What Parents Need to Know About Tinder

  • Published 6th October 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tinder, it takes a look at a number of risks such as privacy concerns, emotional harm and pressure to meet strangers.

Online Sexual Abuse: Strengthening Safeguarding Measures to Support Prevention and Response

  • 18th October 18th Oct 11:00am

Webinar Duration: 56 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, DSLs and teaching staff with practical guidance and support on developing and implementing preventative and responsive measures towards online sexual abuse and delivering a whole-school community approach.

Developing Your Online Safety Curriculum in Line with Statutory RSHE Guidance and KCSIE 2021 | Primary

  • 19th October 19th Oct 13:00pm

This webinar will provide headteachers, online safety leads, PSHE/RSHE leads and teachers with practical guidance and advice on developing an online safety curriculum that meets DfE statutory requirements and ensures children understand how to stay safe and behave online.

Developing Your Online Safety Curriculum in Line with Statutory RSHE Guidance and KCSIE 2021 | Secondary

  • 19th October 19th Oct 13:00pm

This webinar will provide headteachers, online safety leads, PSHE/RSHE leads and teachers with practical guidance and advice on developing an online safety curriculum that meets DfE statutory requirements and ensures children understand how to stay safe and behave online.

Peer on Peer Abuse Online: Prevention and Response in a Digital World

  • 18th October 18th Oct 14:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 19th October 19th Oct 14:00pm

Webinar Duration: 56 minutes (approx.)This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, DSLs and teaching staff with an understanding of and practical insight into peer on peer abuse online and how to develop measures to prevent, react and respond to incidents in line with statutory safeguarding guidance.

What Parents Need to Know About Pokémon GO

  • Published 28th September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Pokémon GO, it takes a look at a number of risks such as environmental hazards, strangers and data collection.

Cyberbullying and Pupils with SEND: Prevention and Early Intervention to Help Children Thrive Online | Primary

  • 19th October 19th Oct 12:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 20th October 20th Oct 14:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 21st October 21st Oct 14:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 22nd October 22nd Oct 15:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 25th October 25th Oct 09:00am SOLD OUT
  • 1st November 1st Nov 14:00pm

This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, SENDCOs, DSLs, teachers and teaching assistants with practical guidance on implementing protective measures against cyberbullying to maximise online opportunities for pupils with SEND.

Cyberbullying and Pupils with SEND: Prevention and Early Intervention to Help Children Thrive Online | Secondary

  • 19th October 19th Oct 12:00pm

This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, SENDCOs, DSLs, teachers and teaching assistants with practical guidance on implementing protective measures against cyberbullying to maximise online opportunities for pupils with SEND.

How to Set Up Parental Controls for iPhone Apps

  • Published 22nd September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on how to set up parental controls for iPhone apps, it takes a look at a number of tips such as how to restrict built in apps, the game centre and app store purchases.

How to Set Up Parental Controls for Android Apps

  • Published 22nd September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on how to set up parental controls for Android apps, it takes a look at a number of tips such as how to block app downloads, how to stop auto-updates and how to restrict apps.

What Parents Need to Know About Social Media Scams

  • Published 15th September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on social media scams, it takes a look at a number of risks such as phishing scams, untrustworthy URLs and 'payment first' scams.

Certificate in the Role of a Fire Warden (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 82 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand the roles and responsibilities of the fire warden role and what your duties are under the latest fire legislation.

Certificate in Display Screen Equipment in Schools (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 65 minutes (approx.) Our Essential CPD course on display screen equipment provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your DSE regulations.

Certificate in Data Protection for Governors and Trustees 2021-22

  • 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 2021-22

  • 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 Staff (Data Influencers) 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Our essential CPD course in data protection provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are complying with your legal responsibilities in protecting personal data.

Certificate in Food Hygiene & Safety (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 136 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legal requirements surrounding food preparation, the potential hazards related to food safety and how to apply best practice.

Award in Food Hygiene & Safety (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 80 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legal requirements surrounding food preparation, the potential hazards related to food safety and how to apply best practice.

Certificate in Food Hygiene for Education Providers (21-22)

  • 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.

Award in Food Hygiene for Education Providers (21-22)

  • 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 Allergy Awareness and Anaphylaxis (21-22)

  • 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.

Certificate in the Role of a First Aid Appointed Person (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 21 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to carry out your duties competently and confidently as the first aid appointed person, including the best way to support colleagues, when to contact outside help and how and when to provide cover to first aiders.

Certificate in Paediatric First Aid Awareness (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Paediatric First Aid provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your Paediatric First Aid regulations.

Certificate in First Aid Awareness in Schools (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on first aid provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your first aid requirements.

Certificate in Manual Handling (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Our essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the principles and practice of safe manual handling and ensure you are meeting the necessary legislative requirements.

Certificate in Fire Safety for Schools (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Fire Safety provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your Fire Safety regulations.

Certificate in Health and Safety at Work (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Health and Safety at work provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your work Health and Safety regulations.

Certificate in Health and Safety in Schools (21-22)

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on health and safety provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your health and safety regulations.

Certificate in the Prevent Duty in Schools (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration:53 minutes (approx.) Our Essential CPD course on the Prevent duty provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with Prevent policy.

What Parents Need to Know About Rocket League

  • Published 8th September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Rocket League. Rocket League is a free-to-play multiplayer vehicle football game. The guide takes a look at a number of risks such as scams, inappropriate online interactions and increased screentime.

Lesson Plans Bundle for Early Years (Age 0-4) 2021-22

Updated for 2021-22, our interactive video lesson plans will bring your classroom to life!

Lesson Plans Bundle for Key Stage 1 (Age 4-7) 2021-22

Updated for 2021-22, our interactive video lesson plans will bring your classroom to life!

Lesson Plans Bundle for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11) 2021-22

Updated for 2021-22, our interactive video lesson plans will bring your classroom to life!

Lesson Plan Bundle for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14) 2021-22

Brand new for 2021-22, ‘Let’s talk online safety’ explainer videos for every topic area!

Lesson Plan Bundle for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-18) 2021-22

Brand new for 2021-22, ‘Let’s talk online safety’ explainer videos for every topic area!

Lesson Plan Bundle for Primary Schools (Age 0-11) 2021-22

Brand new for 2021-22, our new interactive virtual lesson plans will bring your classroom to life!

Lesson Plan Bundle for Secondary Schools (Age 11-18) 2021-22

Brand new for 2021-22, ‘Let’s talk online safety’ explainer videos for every topic area!

September 2021 Primary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 1st September 2021

We are delighted to introduce our webinar programme for September, featuring four topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from primary schools.

September 2021 Secondary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 1st September 2021

We are delighted to introduce our webinar programme for September, featuring four topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from secondary schools.

How Schools Can Implement Digital Media Literacy into the Curriculum

  • 4th November 4th Nov 13:00pm

Webinar Duration: 63 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, curriculum leads and teaching staff with practical guidance and support on understanding what digital media literacy is, why it is important and how to embed it into the school environment.

How to Support Children in Building Digital Resilience

  • 18th October 18th Oct 12:00pm

Webinar Duration: 62 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders and teaching staff with an understanding and expert insight into how schools can develop, implement and promote digital resilience in line with government guidance.

How to be an Effective Digital Leader in Schools

  • 18th October 18th Oct 13:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 19th October 19th Oct 11:00am

Webinar Duration: 66 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders and safeguarding and child protection leads with practical advice and guidance on how to develop and implement effective digital leadership.

Back to School | Online Safety Tips for Children

  • Published 1st September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on going back to school. Wow, it’s September already! The month when autumn officially starts and … oh yeah. The beginning of a new school year. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as how to spot fake news, reporting something offensive online and how to deal with bullies.

What Parents Need to Know About Hoop

  • Published 25th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Hoop. Hoop is a social networking app that syncs with Snapchat to help users build their community of friends. The guide takes a look at a number of risks such as grooming, visible location and no age verification system.

Review and Update Your Online Safety Policy in Line with DfE and Ofsted Guidance for 2021-22

  • 4th November 4th Nov 12:00pm

This webinar will provide headteachers, DSLs and online safety leads with practical advice and guidance on how to review and update their online safety policy for the 2021-22 academic year in line with the latest DfE statutory safeguarding requirements and Ofsted guidance.

Annual Certificate in Understanding Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence for Teaching Staff

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 23 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements around sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools.

Annual Certificate in Understanding Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence for School Governors

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 25 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements around sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools.

Annual Certificate in Understanding Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence for RSHE/PSHE Leads

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 26 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to lead and develop your RSHE curriculum to safeguard children from sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Annual Certificate in Understanding Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence for Non-Teaching Staff

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 21 minutes (approx.)This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements around sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools.

What Parents Need to Know About Echo Chambers

  • Published 18th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Echo Chambers. The internet is a vast space, home to all manner of differing viewpoints. The guide takes a look at a number of risks such as radicalisation, changes in behaviour and stifled independent thought.

Annual Certificate in Understanding Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence for DSLs & Deputy DSLs

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 28 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements around sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools.

Certificate in Understanding Child Criminal and Sexual Exploitation 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 68 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are complying with your legal responsibilities in relation to protecting children from child criminal exploitation (CCE) and child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Annual Certificate in Safer Recruitment in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 70 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory and legislative requirements as part of the safer recruitment process.

Annual Certificate in Safer Recruitment (International Schools) 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 1 minute (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop and deliver a comprehensive safer recruitment process and help deter, reject and identify individual considered a risk to children.

Annual Certificate in Safeguarding for Supply Staff

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 86 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements as a member of supply staff.

Annual Certificate in Safeguarding for Staff (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 67 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements as a member of school staff.

Annual Certificate in Safeguarding for School Governors 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 96 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements as a school governor.

Annual Certificate in Child Protection and Safeguarding for Staff (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to deliver effective child protection and safeguarding provision as a member of school staff.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Child Protection and Safeguarding for Leaders (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your key responsibilities as the lead for child protection or safeguarding in your school.

EdTech Summer Holiday Guide

  • Published 11th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses EdTech Summer Holiday Guide. The summer holidays are full of opportunities. The guide takes a look at a number of ideas for the sports fan, the avid reader and much more!

What Parents Need to Know About Deepfakes

  • Published 4th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses Deepfakes. A deepfake is an extremely convincing piece of media that is created using artificial intelligence (AI), based on pictures and recordings of the subject. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as fake news, pornography and fraudulent use.

August 2021 Primary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 30th July 2021

We are delighted to introduce our webinar programme for August, featuring four topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from primary schools.

August 2021 Secondary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 30th July 2021

We are delighted to introduce our webinar programme for August, featuring four topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from secondary schools.

Recognising Emotional Vulnerability and Seeking Validation Online | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on how to identify the signs of emotional vulnerability, and how to support children in beginning to build their internal validation and resilience in a destigmatising way.

Recognising Emotional Vulnerability and Seeking Validation Online | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on how to identify the signs of emotional vulnerability, and how to support young people in building their internal validation and resilience in a destigmatising way.

Influencers: Understanding Influencer Culture and its Impact on Children and Young People

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, PSHE/RSHE leads, DSLs and teaching staff with an insight into influencer culture and practical guidance on how to support children’s critical thinking and mitigate the risks associated with influencer behaviour.

How to Support Children to Build Safer Online Connections | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on how to support children of primary school age in choosing, building and maintaining online connections which are healthy, beneficial and safe.

How to Support Children to Build Safer Online Connections | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on how to support young people of secondary school age in choosing, building and maintaining online connections which are healthy, beneficial and safe.

What Parents Need to Know About Free Speech vs Hate Speech

  • Published 28th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Free Speech vs Hate Speech. Everyone has the right of ‘freedom of expression.’ That is the right to voice your opinions and share information and ideas with others. The guide takes a look at a number of tips what explain the difference between free speech and hate speech.

What Parents Need to Know About OnlyFans

  • Published 20th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on OnlyFans. OnlyFans is an online platform, created in the UK. It is free to join either as a user or creator, but creators monetise their content by charging subscription fees for users to view it. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as explicit content, online grooming and potential financial costs.

What Parents Need to Know About Valorant

  • Published 14th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Valorant. Valorant is one of the hottest first-person shooters on the market. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as addiction, violence and in-game purchases.

Online Fair Play: the Dos and Don'ts of Online Conduct

  • Published 7th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online fair play. Alongside individual skill, impressive teamwork and some truly epic matches, one of the most enjoyable things about this summer’s European football championships has been the sense of sportsmanship and fair play. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online strangers, hurtful messages and an overspending of time online.

Understanding Changes to Online Safety Statutory Safeguarding Requirements in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2021

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, designated safeguarding leads and all school staff with an expert analysis of the key updates to online safety in the new Keeping children safe in education statutory safeguarding guidance, supporting their preparation for the 2021/22 academic year.

Advanced Certificate in Safeguarding for Safeguarding Leads (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 102 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements as a DSL or deputy DSL.

Certificate in the Role of the Senior Mental Health Lead 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 3 hours and 53 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the knowledge, practical skills and tools to be able to plan for and effect positive whole school or college change towards mental health and wellbeing.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for DSLs & Deputy DSLs (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 22 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for DSLs and deputy DSLs provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements with respect to keeping children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Teaching Staff (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for teaching staff provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Non-Teaching Staff (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for non-teaching staff provides you with the core content you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Governors (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 19 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for governors provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements with respect to keeping children safe online.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for ICT Leads (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 18 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for ICT leads provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements with respect to keeping children safe online.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for SENDCOs (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 19 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for SENDCOs provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements with respect to keeping children safe online.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for Mental Health Leads (2021-22)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for mental health leads provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements with respect to keeping children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 3-7

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 28 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

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

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 33 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 11-14

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 39 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 14-18

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 34 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Teaching Online Safety in Early Years

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 54 minutes (approx.) Our annual certificate in how to teach online safety provides you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to embed online safety into the curriculum in line with statutory and recommended DfE requirements.

Annual Certificate in Teaching Online Safety in Primary Schools

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 3 minutes (approx.) Our annual certificate in how to teach online safety provides you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to embed online safety into the curriculum in line with statutory and recommended DfE requirements.

Annual Certificate in Teaching Online Safety in Secondary Schools

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 40 minutes (approx.) Our annual certificate in how to teach online safety provides you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to embed online safety into the curriculum in line with statutory and recommended DfE requirements.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Parents and Carers

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 23 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your own online reputation as well as supporting your child.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Staff

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 29 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your own online reputation and that of the school, why they are important and how to protect them.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Leaders

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 27 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your own online reputation and that of the school, why they are important and how to protect them.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Governors

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 25 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your online reputation, why it’s important and how to protect yourself.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Parents and Carers

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect yourself from harm.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Staff

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Governors

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

Annual Advanced Certificate in Online Safety for Child Protection and Safeguarding Leads 2021-22 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 155 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for child protection leads and senior leaders provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Teaching Staff 2021-22 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 68 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for teaching staff provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Non-Teaching Staff 2021-22 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 68 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for non-teaching staff provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Governors 2021-22 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 68 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for school governors provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for ICT Leads 2021-22 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 67 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for ICT leads provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for SENDCOs 2021-22 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 70 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for SENDCOs provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Mental Health Leads 2021-22 (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 78 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for mental health leads provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety.

Annual Certificate in Teaching Online Safety in Early Years (International)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 54 minutes (approx.) Our annual certificate in how to teach online safety provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Teaching Online Safety in Primary Schools (International)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 63 minutes (approx.) Our annual certificate in how to teach online safety provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Teaching Online Safety in Secondary Schools (International)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 40 minutes (approx.) Our annual certificate in how to teach online safety provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Staff (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Parents and Carers (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect yourself from harm.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Workplaces (Non-Education / International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Leaders (International schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Governors (International schools)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Parents and Carers (International)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 23 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your own online reputation as well as supporting your child.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Staff (International)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 29 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your own online reputation and that of the school, why they are important and how to protect them.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Leaders (International)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 27 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your own online reputation and that of the school, why they are important and how to protect them.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Governors (International)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 25 minutes (approx.) This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your online reputation, why it’s important and how to protect yourself.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 3-7 (International - Male)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 33 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 7-11 (International - Male)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 36 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 11-14 (International - Male)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 39 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 14-18 (International - Male)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 37 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 3-7 (International - Female)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 28 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 7-11 (International - Female)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 34 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 11-14 (International - Female)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 39 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 14-18 (International - Female)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 34 minutes (approx.) Our annual online safety training for parents and carers provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident and empowered to help keep children safe online.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Workplaces (Non-Education)

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

Annual Certificate in Cyber Security for Leaders

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 2 hours (approx.) This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand what cyber security is, the different types of cyber threats and the measures you can take to protect your organisation from harm.

The Role of the Mental Health Lead in Online Safety and Safeguarding

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide mental health leads, safeguarding leads and school leaders with expert guidance and support on embedding the role of the mental health lead into a whole school approach to online safety and safeguarding children online.

Cyberbullying in 2021 for Safeguarding/Child Protection Leads | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, safeguarding leads and all teaching staff with a renewed perspective on cyberbullying, providing practical guidance and advice on what actions schools can take to support their pupils.

Advanced Certificate in the Role of a RSHE/PSHE Lead 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 3 hours (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to understand your statutory RSHE requirements and drive local implementation in your school.

Cyberbullying in 2021 for Safeguarding/Child Protection Leads | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, safeguarding leads and all teaching staff with a renewed perspective on cyberbullying, providing practical guidance and advice on what actions schools can take to support their pupils.

What Parents Need to Know About TikTok

  • Published 30th June 2021

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.

July 2021 Secondary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 29th June 2021

We are delighted to introduce our latest webinar programme for July, introducing four new webinar topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from secondary schools.

July 2021 Primary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 29th June 2021

We are delighted to introduce our latest webinar programme for July, introducing four new webinar topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from primary schools.

International Webinar: Understanding Online Safety Laws in the UAE

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders and all teaching staff in the UAE with practical guidance and advice on understanding the laws around online activity in the region and how to support learning in the classroom.

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Betting

  • Published 23rd June 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on sports betting. Sports betting involves staking money on the predicted outcome of sports results. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as underage gambling, addiction and a negative impact on mental health.

England - Let's Tackle Online Hate Together

  • Published 16th June 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on how to tackle hate online. Online hate can affect anyone. The guide takes a look at a range of tips such as talking to trusted adults about upsetting things, setting a positive example online and remembering that you have the power to shape your online world.

Online Sexual Abuse: An Expert Insight into the Ofsted Review of Sexual Abuse in Schools and Colleges

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders, DSLs and all school staff with an overview of Ofsted’s research into online sexual abuse and how it is managed in schools, as part of their wider review of current safeguarding practice in relation to sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools and colleges.

UEFA Euro 2020/21 Wallchart

  • Published 11th June 2021

Young football fans can follow all the action in the European Football Championships with our handy wallchart. Plot exactly who’s playing who, and when!

Certificate in Working in Confined Spaces

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 29 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to working in confined spaces, including identifying risks and performing risk assessments.

Certificate in Accident Reporting

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 33 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to reporting accidents in the workplace.

What Parents Need to Know About FIFA 21

  • Published 9th June 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on FIFA 21. You don't need to be a football fan to have heard of the FIFA series of games (named after the Federation Internationale de Football Association: the worldwide governing body for the sport). The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as addiction, scams and in-game chat.

Certificate in Slips, Trips, and Falls at Work

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 20 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand how to prevent slips, trips and falls in your organisation as well as your responsibilities in complying with legislation that ensures workplaces are safe for everyone.

How to Set Up Parental Controls to Protect Privacy | iPhone

  • Published 2nd June 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on parental controls to protect privacy. The privacy settings on your child’s smartphone give you control over how the information stored on it can be used. The guide takes a look at a range of tips such as how to make changes to the privacy settings and how to prevent changes to other settings and features.

How to Set Up Parental Controls to Protect Privacy | Android

  • Published 2nd June 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on parental controls to protect privacy. The privacy settings on your child’s smartphone give you control over how the information stored on it can be used. The guide takes a look at a range of tips such as managing app permissions, managing location settings and controlling access for third-party apps and sites.

June 2021 Primary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 1st June 2021

We are delighted to introduce our latest webinar programme for June, introducing three new webinar topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from primary schools.

June 2021 Secondary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 1st June 2021

We are delighted to introduce our latest webinar programme for June, introducing three new webinar topics which have been developed in direct response to feedback from secondary schools.

Netiquette: Recognising the Benefits of Positive Communication Online | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders and all teaching staff with practical guidance and advice on supporting children to understand the power of language online and how to communicate with others in a kind and empathetic manner.

Netiquette: Recognising the Benefits of Positive Communication Online | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders and all teaching staff with practical guidance and advice on supporting children to understand the power of language online and how to communicate with others in a kind and empathetic manner.

Defining, Understanding and Protecting against Online Hate | Primary

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 47 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and all teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on how to recognise what constitutes online hate, the negative effects it can have on its victims, and how children can learn to protect themselves from it.

Defining, Understanding and Protecting against Online Hate | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 47 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and all teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on how to recognise what constitutes online hate, the negative effects it can have on its victims, and how children can learn to protect themselves from it.

What Parents Need to Know About TextMe

  • Published 26th May 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on TextMe. TextMe is a free texting and calling service. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as predators, visible location and in-app purchases.

The Gaming World Simplified: An Expert Insight into Platforms, Genres and Online Habits | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads and all teaching staff with an in-depth understanding of the gaming world, what makes it so appealing and how it can be used for positive educational purposes.

The Gaming World Simplified: An Expert Insight into Platforms, Genres and Online Habits | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads and all teaching staff with an in-depth understanding of the gaming world, what makes it so appealing and how it can be used for positive educational purposes.

What Parents Need to Know About Email Scams

  • Published 19th May 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on email scams. Email scams are when you receive an email from someone purporting to be a genuine person or company, but is actually an online fraudster trying to trick you into disclosing personal information. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as viruses, financial damage and personal safety.

12 Top Tips to Supporting Mental Wellbeing Through Nature Online and Offline

  • Published 12th May 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 12 Top Tips to Supporting Mental Wellbeing Through Nature. ‘Nature’ is a superb choice as the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, as there’s clear evidence that getting access to nature is excellent for our mental health. The guide takes a look at a range of tips such as giving Geocaching a go, ditching your phone and playing sports

May 2021 Secondary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 6th May 2021

Following the positive response to last month’s releases, National Online Safety are continuing to expand our webinar programme – ensuring that members and users can stay well informed about what’s happening online.

May 2021 Primary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 6th May 2021

Following the positive response to last month’s releases, National Online Safety are continuing to expand our webinar programme – ensuring that members and users can stay well informed about what’s happening online.

What Parents Need to Know About The Ofcom 'Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes' Report 2020/21

  • Published 5th May 2021

What impact have lockdowns, remote learning and increased screen time had on children’s digital habits? Our #WakeUpWednesday guide has the details.

Certificate in Legionella Awareness

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to learn more about the health risks created by legionella bacteria, the legal responsibilities of duty holders and how to develop control measures, including risk assessments.

Certificate in Writing a Social Media Policy for Schools | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know to implement best practice in relation to social media usage as a school, including by pupils and staff, and how to form and implement an actionable social media policy.

Certificate in Writing a Social Media Policy for Schools | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know to implement best practice in relation to social media usage as a school, including by pupils and staff, and how to form and implement an actionable social media policy.

Teaching Online Safety to Children with SEND through Innovative Curriculum Design | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads, SENDCOs and teaching staff with innovative ways of embedding online safety across the curriculum, in a way that genuinely meets the needs of learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Teaching Online Safety to Children with SEND through Innovative Curriculum Design | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads, SENDCOs and teaching staff with innovative ways of embedding online safety across the curriculum, in a way that genuinely meets the needs of learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

The Impact of a Digital Footprint: Supporting Young People to Understand the Legacy of Online Behaviour | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, curriculum leads, subject leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on supporting children to understand the potential impact and longevity of their conduct and decision making when online, and the digital traces it leaves behind.

The Impact of a Digital Footprint: Supporting Young People to Understand the Legacy of Online Behaviour | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, curriculum leads, subject leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on supporting children to understand the potential impact and longevity of their conduct and decision making when online, and the digital traces it leaves behind.

Social Pressures Online: Recognising & Managing the Impact of Social Media on Children’s Wellbeing | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on understanding the influence that social media can exert on young people’s mental development, as well as their psychological and emotional wellbeing.

Social Pressures Online: Recognising & Managing the Impact of Social Media on Children’s Wellbeing | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on understanding the influence that social media can exert on young people’s mental development, as well as their psychological and emotional wellbeing.

What Parents Need to Know About Roblox

  • Published 28th April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Roblox. With more than 150 million users worldwide, Roblox is one of the most popular video games of recent times. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as in-app purchases, online dating and chat functionality

How to Set up Parental Controls to Limit Age-Inappropriate Content | Android

  • Published 21st April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on parental controls. The parental controls on smartphones allow you to block or restrict certain apps, features, content, downloads or purchases that might not be suitable for young people. The guide takes a look at tips such as sexting, strangers and excessive use.

How to Set up Parental Controls to Limit Age-Inappropriate Content | iPhone

  • Published 21st April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on parental controls. The parental controls on smartphones allow you to block or restrict certain apps, features, content, downloads or purchases that might not be suitable for young people. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as age-restricted content, explicit websites and inappropriate search results.

Fake News: Understanding the Reality and Supporting Children’s Critical Thinking

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), teachers and all school staff with an in-depth, expert understanding how fake news is created, what it is used for and how to develop children’s critical thinking online.

Live Streaming: How to Recognise the Risks and Keep Children Safe Online

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), teachers and all school staff with practical guidance and support on understanding the risks of live streaming and keeping children safe from harm.

April 2021 Primary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 19th April 2021

National Online Safety are excited to announce the launch of our Webinar Programme, offering our members and users a broader range of topics than before.

April 2021 Secondary Schools Webinar Programme

  • Published 19th April 2021

National Online Safety are excited to announce the launch of our Webinar Programme, offering our members and users a broader range of topics than before.

What Parents Need to Know About Snapchat

  • Published 14th April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Snapchat. Snapchat is a photo- and video-sharing app which also allows users to chat with friends via text or audio. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as sexting, strangers and excessive use.

Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control for Educators

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 35 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are equipped to prevent and limit the spread of infection and illness in the workplace and understand the importance of maintaining hygiene standards at work.

Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Misuse Awareness for Educators

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 28 minutes (approx.). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to raise your awareness and develop strategies and guidance to support staff, colleagues or young people who have substance misuse problems.

What Parents Need to Know About Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

  • Published 7th April 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is a free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter game developed by Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as violent content, pornographic images and addiction.

Stress Awareness Month | 30-Day Challenge

  • Published 1st April 2021

To mark the start of Stress Awareness Month, we’re joining in with the Stress Management Society’s 30-day challenge. Below, we’ve given you 30 tips to get you started.

What Parents Need to Know About Chatroulette

  • Published 31st March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Chatroulette. In the words of its creator, Chatroulette “pairs random users for webcam-based conversations”. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, hacking and blackmailing scams.

Creatively Embedding Online Safety into Curriculum Planning for 2021/22 in Line with DfE Requirements | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, online safety leads, curriculum leads and all teaching staff with practical guidance and advice on planning and creatively delivering online safety education as part of their wider curriculum planning for the 2021/22 academic year.

Creatively Embedding Online Safety into Curriculum Planning for 2021/22 in Line with DfE Requirements | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, online safety leads, curriculum leads and all teaching staff with practical guidance and advice on planning and creatively delivering online safety education as part of their wider curriculum planning for the 2021/22 academic year.

Certificate in Working at Height

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 29 minutes (approx). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure that work conducted at a height in your setting is done in a safe and reliable manner and follows the relevant legal framework.

Certificate in Understanding Risk Assessments

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 20 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legislative framework around conducting risk assessments, key practical risk assessment techniques and the monitoring, evaluation and review processes.

Certificate in Understanding Bullying and Harassment for Educators

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 189 minutes (approx.) Split into bite-sized modules, the training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and most time-efficient manner. It has been produced in high-quality remote video CPD format which is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere.

What Parents Need to Know About Rec Room

  • Published 24th March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Rec Room. Rec Room is a social hangout game, where users meet up with friends to explore and create rooms, each containing a different experience. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as online bullying, questionable connections and sexual content.

Certificate in the Role of a School Governor

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand the core functions of school governance and the roles and responsibilities assigned to the governing board of a school.

Certificate in Asbestos Management in Schools

  • Available On Demand

This course will provide school leaders, school staff, governing bodies and responsible bodies (as duty holders) with practical advice and guidance on how to manage asbestos in educational settings, in line with the 2020 DfE ‘Asbestos Management in Schools’ guidance.

Certificate in Understanding Bullying and Harassment at Work

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 167 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legal positions on harassment and bullying within a workplace setting, the responsibilities of employers and how to correctly respond to incidents.

Certificate in the Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 20 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to feel more confident about using reasonable force in school and establishing the responsibilities of school staff, leaders and governing bodies.

Comic Relief 2021: Share a Smile Online

  • Published 19th March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Comic Relief 2021: Share a Smile Online. It’s Red Nose Day! The theme of this year’s charity fundraiser is ‘Share a Smile’, so we’ve produced a special edition of our regular guides to help you do precisely that. The guide takes a look at tips such as making a playlist for someone you love, sharing a funny video with someone you know will love it and posting about something that makes you happy.

How to Prepare for an Emergency with your Google phone

  • Published 17th March 2021

This free online safety guide focuses on using the emergency SOS functions on a Google phone. Just a few taps of the screen can alert emergency services to your location in a matter of seconds.

How to Set up Emergency Mode on Your Samsung

  • Published 17th March 2021

This free online safety guide focuses on making an emergency SOS call on a Samsung. Hopefully, neither you nor your children will ever have the need to use a phone’s SOS features. But it’s not something that ought to be left to chance.

How to Make an Emergency SOS Call on an iPhone

  • Published 17th March 2021

This free online safety guide focuses on making an emergency SOS call on an iPhone. It’s important that you – and your children – learn how to operate your (or their own) phone’s emergency functions.

Certificate in Using Machinery

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on using machinery provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure you understand your health and safety obligations with respect to using machinery.

Certificate in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure your workplace is meeting its legal requirements in equality and diversity and is promoting a more tolerant, inclusive and diverse working environment.

Certificate in Organising and Managing School Trips

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 77 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand your legal responsibilities in relation to school trips and can conduct sensible and proportionate risk assessments.

From Virtual to Real Life: Rebuilding Pupils’ Emotional Wellbeing After Lockdown

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, teachers and teaching assistants with practical advice and guidance on how they can support children to re-establish and build relationships in real life following their period of enforced dependence on the online world.

Certificate in Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Conversations for Frontline Staff

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand how to manage difficult situations and tackle difficult conversations using effective communication techniques confidently.

What Parents Need to Know About WhatsApp

  • Published 10th March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on WhatsApp. WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging service, with around two billion users exchanging texts, photos, videos and documents, and making voice and video calls. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as stranger danger, live location sharing and disappearing messages.

Certificate in Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Conversations for Leaders

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to equip you with the tools to deal with difficult conversations and communicate effectively with resilience, empathy and understanding.

Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 29 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are equipped to prevent and limit the spread of infection and illness in the workplace and understand the importance of maintaining hygiene standards at work.

Certificate in Epilepsy Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 10 minutes (approx.). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand what epilepsy is and how employers can manage and support those with epilepsy in the workplace, including risk assessments and reasonable adjustments.

Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Misuse Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 37 (approx.). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to raise your awareness and develop strategies and guidance to support staff, colleagues or young people who have substance misuse problems.

Certificate in Diabetes Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 18 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the types of diabetes, how it affects individuals and confidently offer help and support to those managing diabetes in your workplace.

What Parents Need to Know About Signal

  • Published 3rd March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Signal. Signal is a multimedia messaging service (previously known as TextSecure) that provides secure chats between users. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as a false sense of security, vulnerability to hackers and disappearing messages.

County Lines: Understanding How Criminal Gangs Are Targeting Children Online

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), teachers and all school staff with an understanding of how the risks associated with county lines and child criminal exploitation have developed through the COVID-19 pandemic, with a rise in online grooming.

Certificate in Administering Medication

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 27 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to implement and maintain a safe and effective system for administering medication, plus an understanding of the various regulations around storing, using and disposing of medicines.

Certificate in Stress Awareness

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you have the right tools in place to recognise the symptoms of stress, develop a level of self-awareness and build your own stress management techniques.

What Parents Need to Know About Clubhouse

  • Published 24th February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Clubhouse. Clubhouse is an audio-only social media networking app that is currently available only to Apple users. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, no age verification and insufficient safety protocols.

Certificate in Understanding Anti-Bribery

  • Available On Demand

The Bribery Act 2010 applies to all staff and employees. Under the act, it is illegal to accept a bribe, bribe another person, or enable bribery to take place. Failure to implement adequate procedures to prevent bribes being paid or received on an organisation’s behalf may lead to disciplinary action, unlimited fines, or even a custodial penalty. It is the responsibility of all staff to prevent, detect, and report any form of bribery and corruption in the workplace.

What Parents Need to Know About Avakin Life

  • Published 17th February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Avakin Life. Described as a place where teens and adults can make new friends, Avakin Life is a mobile game that has more than 1.4 million daily users. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as in-game chat, adult themes and in-game spending.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Zoom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Teams

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Loom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Breakout Rooms in Zoom

  • Available On Demand

In developing contingency plans for the provision of remote education and blended learning during the Covid-19 crisis, schools can take advantage of the latest video communications technology, and use its special features and functions to enhance learning outcomes.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Google Classroom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

10 Top Tips for Keeping Children Safe From Cyber Crime

  • Published 10th February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for keeping children safe from cyber crime. We all want to continue being informed and inspired by the ever-expanding capabilities of the internet. The guide takes a look at a range of top tips such as backing up your data, how to spot phishing bait and how to recognise warning signs.

7 Top Tips for Supporting Children to Express Themselves Safely Online

  • Published 3rd February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on supporting children to express themselves safely online. The past year has left many children feeling uncertain and worried. So this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week has adopted the theme of ‘express yourself’. The guide takes a look at a range of tips such as celebrating their identity, supporting their interests and enabling emotional expression.

Online Grooming: How Schools Can Recognise, React and Respond to a Continuing Threat

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), teachers and all school staff with practical advice and guidance on how they can keep children safe and disrupt the online grooming process.

Certificate in Understanding the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours to Deliver Effective Governance

  • Available On Demand

All school governors should have reference to the DfE ‘Competency Framework for Governance’ which sets out the knowledge, skills and behaviours that school and academy governing boards need to be effective. The framework should be read in conjunction with the DfE ‘Governance Handbook’ as stated in the ‘Constitution of governing bodies of maintained schools’ statutory guidance.

What Parents Need to Know About WeChat

  • Published 27th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on WeChat. WeChat is an all-in-one communications app for free text messaging, voice and video calls, photo sharing and games. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, strangers and drug dealing.

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

  • Available On Demand

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

  • Available On Demand

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

  • Available On Demand

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

  • Available On Demand

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.

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

Course Duration: 48 minutes (approx.) 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.

Certificate in Understanding Modern Slavery

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 44 minutes (approx.) All school staff should acquire the relevant training to equip them with the knowledge and skills to recognise modern slavery. With an estimated 8.4 million children in slavery in the world today, schools have a significant part to play in identifying and reporting modern slavery to help combat it.

'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

Course Duration: 54 minutes (approx.) 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.

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.

Certificate in Safeguarding Remote Learners

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 70 minutes (approx) 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.

An Introduction to Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 4-7

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Course Duration: 4 minutes (approx.) This short course provides you with an important insight into how children aged 4 to 7 are typically engaging with the online world.

An Introduction to Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 7-11

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Course Duration: 5 minutes (approx.) This short course provides you with an important insight into how children aged 7 to 11 are typically engaging with the online world.

An Introduction to Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 11-14

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Course Duration: 4 mins (approx.) This short course provides you with an important insight into how children aged 11 to 14 are typically engaging with the online world.

An Introduction to Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 14-18

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 5 minutes (approx.) 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

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory roles and responsibilities as a designated teacher and how to support the needs of looked-after and previously-looked after children.

Certificate in Delivering Effective Blended and Remote Education

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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.

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.

An Introduction to Streaming

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Part of our Online Bullying Series 2020-21

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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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Filters and Photo Enhancing Apps

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Live Streaming Apps

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Video Streaming Apps

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Online Challenges

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Online Messaging Apps

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Social Media Apps

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Tagging and Sharing

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Likes and Reactions

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Social Media Influencers

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

Friends and Followers

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Part of our Social Media & Live Streaming Series 2020-21

The Dark/Deep Web

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Hidden Apps

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Terms and Conditions

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Closed Peer Sharing

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Location Apps

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

TOR Browser

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

The Cloud

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

VPNs

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Hacking

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Webcams

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-2021

Web Browser

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Cookies and Adware

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Phishing

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Password Managers

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Age Ratings

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Part of our Online Mental Health & Wellbeing Series 2020-21

Gaming Disorders

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Part of our Gaming & Gambling Series 2020-21

Gaming Genres

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Part of our Gaming & Gambling Series 2020-21

Online Gaming Consoles

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Part of our Gaming & Gambling Series 2020-21

Loot Boxes & Skin Betting

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Part of our Gaming & Gambling Series 2020-21

Online Gambling Apps

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Part of our Gaming & Gambling Series 2020-21

Persuasive Design

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Part of our Online Mental Health & Wellbeing Series 2020-21

Sadfishing

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Part of our Online Mental Health & Wellbeing Series 2020-21

Screen Addiction

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Part of our Online Mental Health & Wellbeing Series 2020-21

Social Pressures

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Part of our Online Mental Health & Wellbeing Series 2020-21

Fitness Trackers

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Part of our Online Mental Health & Wellbeing Series 2020-21

Wellness Apps

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Part of our Online Mental Health & Wellbeing Series 2020-21

Catfishing

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Part of our Online Relationships Series 2020-21

Whistleblowing

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Part of our Online Relationships Series 2020-21

Crowdsourcing

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Part of our Online Relationships Series 2020-21