Internet Safety for Schools
Everyone who works in education is responsible for safeguarding students and ensuring their safety, both on and off the school premises and online. The internet is a vital way of staying connected in the modern world, for both adults and children alike. With this growing connectivity, however, comes a growing number of risks, which you must know how to prevent.
This Internet Safety for Schools course provides you with all you need to know to keep students safe online. You will be able to identify when a child is at risk, explain the different safeguarding and cyber security risks, know how to respond to online safeguarding concerns, and teach online safety to your students.
- Written and developed by safeguarding specialists
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 2-3 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
This course is suitable for anybody who works in an educational setting, whether it's primary or secondary. This includes:
The course explains how you can teach internet safety to students and includes downloadable KS2 and KS3 lesson plans and posters that you can use in your school.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 2 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
||The importance of online safety, the prevalence of internet use, the positives and negatives of internet use, the importance of internet use in schools, what children use the internet for, social media platforms, and e-safety policies.
||Grooming, sexting, cyberbullying, and radicalisation.
||Cyber Security Risks
||Defining cyber security, phishing, scams, malware, viruses, worms, trojans, ransomware, and accessing and posting private information.
||Identifying Children at Risk
||Children at risk, identifying children at risk, case study, and responding to incidents.
||Staying Safe Online
||Discussing sites together, protecting personal information, protecting themselves, staying safe while gaming, and staying safe on social media.
||Addressing Cyber Safety
||Teaching cyber safety to KS2, KS2 lesson plan, teaching cyber safety to KS3, KS3 lesson plan, discussing cyber safety with parents, responding to parental concerns, and further resources.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 85%. The
answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed.
If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with
no extra charge.