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eSafety - Guidance for Practitioners

This is a Virtual Course

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The use of information and communication technologies with children brings great benefits; it can make learning easier and more interesting. However, safeguarding risks are also attached to using the internet. Children don’t only have access to technologies at home; ICT is embedded across the curriculum, so with such exposure children typically have a lot of confidence. However, their understanding of the risks and dangers may not be high.

By completing this Virtual College course, learners will:

  • Develop awareness of different ways in which children and young people use the internet and mobile technology.
  • Develop awareness of the possible risks to children and young people when using different methods of online and mobile communication,
  • Be able to identify key eSafety practices of which children and young people should be aware,
  • Know how to report abusive behaviour online. Know what to do if a child discloses an experience of abusive online behaviour.

Description

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • The importance of internet safety
  • The benefits and risks of being online
  • Forms of communication media
  • How to protect young people online

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience

This course will be useful for anyone who works with, or is involved with children during the course of their work, including parents.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Interview Process

No interview required.

Questions & Answers

Who is the course for?

This course will be useful for anyone who works with, or is involved with children during the course of their work, including parents.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

Course details

  • Attendance: Virtual Course
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Hours per week: Flexible
  • Days: Flexible
  • Start Time: Flexible
  • End Time: Flexible
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Course Fees: £30 + VAT (discounts for block bookings) No fee remission available on this course.
  • Venue: E Learning - Online learning -You can do your course from home or work
  • Faculty:
  • Department Manager: .

Qualifications

  • Level:
  • Qualification Name: eSafety - Guidance for Practitioners
  • Awarding Body: The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Contact Information

Apply

This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

You can also download a printable application form (PDF 209KB).

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