An online e-Safety training course specifically written for teachers, schools and the education sector. This e-Safety course introduces online safety and social media, raising awareness of key issues including online risks, dealing with incidents and how to use social media for parental engagement, teaching and learning.

Written specifically for the Education sector

Takes around 1-2 hours to complete

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Key Features

In line with the latest government guidance, including the 2018 updates to ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ and ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020’

Fulfils the safeguarding training outcomes as specified by Ofsted and equivalent inspecting bodies

Includes an introduction to social media and online platforms, so suits the needs of those with a limited knowledge of the internet

Written specifically for those working in the education sector, with relevant education-specific scenarios

Save Money with our Safeguarding Education Training Bundle

Mix and match these courses:

Safeguarding in Education

Safeguarding Lead Training for Children

eSafety Training

eSafety Training for Parents

Prevent Plus (for secondary schools)

Keeping Children Safe in Education Training

With refresher courses available

Or call our Customer Support team on 01327 552030 to discuss your specific requirements

Course Content

This course is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of online safety. Through a series of modules, you will increase your awareness of online safety and how this relates to the home and school environments. You will understand more about the risks children and young people can be potentially exposed to when online, and some of the issues surrounding digital technologies. There will also be information on what you should be reporting and to whom.

In the first module of the course we will look at what we actually mean by online safety. Certainly, there are many benefits to the online society, but the internet and areas such as online gaming and social media can also have a level of danger that we need to be aware of. The internet is one of the most important advances in human history but it does not come in a ‘lite’ or ‘child friendly’ version, so we need to empower our children to know the correct way to use it.

By the end of this module, you will have looked at the meaning of online safety, the importance of raising awareness and the importance of governance and safeguarding.

This module defines what we mean by certain key terms and introduces some of the basic ideas surrounding online dangers.

It is important that we all have a common understanding of what we mean when we use a word like ‘risk’ or ‘appropriate’ as these are key to informing and supporting young people.

Social media and the video-based platform YouTube have become part of the social world for many children and almost all teenagers. Despite the age limit required to have accounts on these online communities, many younger children now use social platforms to keep in touch with friends and talk to the world. This module will introduce the main social media sites and discuss how each one is used. The module then goes on to look at other issues, such as the proliferation of false news.

Extremist groups are known to use the internet and social media to spread propaganda. Despite the attempts by some social media platforms to identify and remove accounts that support or promote terror and extremism, the problem persists. Young people and children are particularly vulnerable to these groups, and it is important that safeguarding includes anti-radicalisation efforts.

This module is a basic introduction to anti-radicalisation and the Government’s counter-terrorism Prevent duty of care.

The effect of video games on the behaviour of children has been the subject of many studies and even more media speculation over the years. While gaming may make good copy for the newspapers, it is important that we focus on real issues and dangers, and understand where the rhetoric ends and the real problems begin.

This module attempts to put a little perspective on the danger games present, and offers a rational approach to safety when using the chat feature of some games.

This section introduces some of the risks to children from cyberbullying and pro anorexia websites, along with fake news.

It is vital that online safety-related incidents are reported quickly and to the right people. This module details what you should and should not do if an incident occurs.

By the end of this module, you will have a clear idea of the path to follow if you need to report an incident. You will also be able to avoid accidentally infringing the law and what to record as evidence.

This module covers how to keep children, who have always grown up with technology, safe online.

This part of the training will assess how well you have understood the content of your course by asking a series of questions about what you have learned.

Once you have passed your assessment, you will be able to download your certificate. Your pass rate will be 70% but don’t worry if you do not pass the first time, as you can take the test multiple times.

Schools Trust Us

5 star review

I am the Headteacher of a Primary School and will be using this training with all of my staff, including the Governors, and it will be an essential part of our updated e-safety policy. Ofsted, I am sure, will be impressed with it and this will help us in our journey of improvement. Thank you.

Simon Waltham, Cann Hall Primary School

5 star review

As a teacher, I have taken the professional decision to not use any social networking sites. The downside is not having the basic knowledge and understanding of how the sites work. This course has enlightened me, so was very worthwhile. I have four children aged under 10 and the course has given me valuable resources and information for keeping them as safe as I can.

Joanne Minnis, Wymondham College

Details / Benefits

  • Instant access to courses
  • Training can be taken any time – no need for staff to even be on site
  • Takes between 1-2 hours to complete
  • Courses can be taken 24/7 online or on mobile devices
  • Less expensive than face-to-face training
  • No need to take time out of work to undertake training
  • No requirements for minimum or maximum group sizes
  • Retrieve centrally held online certificates at the touch of a button
  • Individual, personalised certificates can be downloaded and printed
  • Downloadable Excel report so you can monitor completion
  • Automated reminders when training is due for renewal
  • Courses can be stopped and restarted at any point
  • Course notes and resources available for the duration of certification
  • Friendly, UK-based customer support centre in case you have any queries
  • Regularly updated to meet legislation changes
  • Provides information, scenarios and downloads specific to the education sector

FAQ

We have a range of separate courses that cover all aspects of child protection and Prevent training. We also offer our Safeguarding in Education online training course, which is essentially 3 courses in 1, covering child protection and safeguarding from concern to referral, online safety and Prevent training.

This e-safety training course has been written to meet the Ofsted and equivalent guidelines for e-Safety in a school or education environment, therefore it is suitable for staff who work in education at all levels. We also have a separate e-Safety for Parents online training course, which offers an introduction to online safety for parents and carers.

The information provided in our e-Safety training course is suitable for staff in all areas of the United Kingdom.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be able to download a personalised training course certificate valid for 1 year.

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Course Costs

Number of Courses

  • 1
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
  • 100

Total Cost (ex VAT)

  • £23.25
  • £110.45
  • £209.30
  • £395.20
  • £930.00
  • £1,628.00

Total Cost (inc VAT)

  • £27.90
  • £132.54
  • £251.16
  • £474.24
  • £1,116.00
  • £1,953.60

Cost Per Course (ex VAT)

  • £23.25
  • £22.09
  • £20.93
  • £19.76
  • £18.60
  • £16.28
Number of Courses:

1

Total Cost (ex VAT): £23.25

Total Cost (inc VAT): £27.90

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £23.25

Number of Courses:

5

Total Cost (ex VAT): £110.45

Total Cost (inc VAT): £132.54

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £22.09

Number of Courses:

10

Total Cost (ex VAT): £209.30

Total Cost (inc VAT): £251.16

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £20.93

Number of Courses:

20

Total Cost (ex VAT): £395.20

Total Cost (inc VAT): £474.24

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £19.76

Number of Courses:

50

Total Cost (ex VAT): £930.00

Total Cost (inc VAT): £1,116.00

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £18.60

Number of Courses:

100

Total Cost (ex VAT): £1,628.00

Total Cost (inc VAT): £1,953.60

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £16.28

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