online safety training

Over the next couple of weeks, people in over 150 countries worldwide will be raising awareness of Safer Internet Day, an annual event focused on online safety. Safer Internet Day 2020 falls on Tuesday 11 February, so there’s still plenty of time for you to arrange an event of your own. If you work with…

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keeping under 5s safe online

We all want to encourage our children to keep safe on the internet, but it’s much more difficult to communicate the dangers of the online world to toddlers and young children who are not old enough to fully understand. At this age, many of the strategies for keeping children safe online that are discussed in…

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Over the past 10 years, the internet has developed to such an extent that some parents and carers feel their knowledge of how to make laptops, smartphones, tablets and even games consoles safe for their children is just not good enough anymore. If you feel this way, we don’t blame you. Apps get updated on…

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If you’re planning to run a summer school or club, have you thought about your child protection training? If not, don’t forget we offer online safeguarding courses, meaning you can have access to training TODAY!  If you’re on a limited time frame and budget, online training is the perfect option: no travelling to face to…

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A recent article in The Telegraph has explored the difficulties that parents face when trying to punish their children by sending them to their bedroom due to the rise of social media. Sites such as Twitter and Facebook are increasingly being used by disgruntled children to broadcast the details of their disagreements with their parents.…

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With growing emphasis placed upon the use of digital technology, there are many in society who are finding their lack of skills a barrier. The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) has called for the government to use schools as a means by which children and parents can engage with digital technology. Many parents…

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September is upon us once again and it’s time for the new term. This is a great time to re-evaluate those resolutions we may (or may not!) have made in January. The autumn is a time when traditionally we ‘harvest’ the hard work put in during the rest of the year. It’s also the time…

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Today is the annual Safer Internet Day – a great opportunity to spread the word and think about the issues around e-Safety. This years theme is “Let’s create a better internet together”. To learn more about e-Safety see details of our online e-Safety training here with two specific versions; one for parents and for one for teachers.

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All the online child protection courses  available from the ChildProtectionCompany.com have the added benefit that the entire course content remains accessible to you for the duration of your certificate. So there’s no need to forget anything of what you’ve learnt; you can refresh your knowledge at any time. This make a pleasant change from trying to review those hastily…

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Sonia Livingstone, professor of media and communications at the London School of Economics was given an OBE in the New Years honours list, for her services to children and child internet safety. Professor Livingstone has been working with schools and advising the government on internet safety for many years. She said “I wanted to get the message…

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