OverviewKeeping children and young people safe online and protecting them from exploitation, is of major importance in a world significantly influenced by social media. This course explains how children and young people use the internet and mobile technologies, the key risks and the strategies for managing incidents that may occur.
Who is Online Safety aimed at?Teachers, Foster Carers and others who care for children
Course Length1 day
On conclusion of the course, participants will:
- Understand the concepts of ‘children's use of the internet’, what risks children take online’ and ‘how to support children and staff and what support is available’
- Be able to define abuse, bullying, harmful content, risks, sexting and sharing, cyber bullying and be aware of the signs and symptoms that indicate these main forms of abuse
- Have examined the law surrounding the protection of children and be able to identify an individual’s role and responsibilities in relation to disclosure.