The Department for Education has revised the guidance Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges, after its consultation period.
Al Kingsley talks keeping pupils safe online
Whose job is it to keep children safe online? Where do the responsibilities begin and end for the school?
Children don’t stop using the internet outside of school hours, and, without the appropriate knowledge of how to stay safe or a good example from others in their household, the risks remain.
Now that technology is present in the majority of school classrooms, students are required to use it every day to collaborate, communicate and learn. If they can develop good digital citizenship skills and do this in a responsible and safe way, then they not only protect themselves,
The Department of Education’s (DfE) 2018 update includes interesting additions for governors, heads and academy proprietors. The amendments can be grouped under the banners of technology, training and governance.