Category Archives: Ofsted

Online safety in schools and colleges: Questions for the Governing Body – New UKCCIS document published

The UKCCIS Education Group has recently  developed and published guidance for school governors to help governing boards support their school leaders to keep children safe online. Governors can use it to: gain a basic understanding of the school’s current approach to … Continue reading

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Kent Online Safety Template and Guidance resources – updated for September 2016

The Kent Online Safety policy template and guidance has been updated for September 2016. This version takes into account the recently updated ‘Keeping children safe in education’ 2016 statutory guidance for schools and colleges and the Ofsted “Inspecting safeguarding in early … Continue reading

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Online Safety within “Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings” updated September 2016

Please note the 2018 version of this blog can be found here: https://www.theeducationpeople.org/blog/online-safety-within-inspecting-safeguarding-in-early-years-education-and-skills-settings-september-2018/ 

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Ofsted publishes new ‘Online Safety in Schools’ survey

On the 3rd July, 2015, Ofsted published a new review which highlighted data from a survey of online safety practice across all HMI-led inspections during March 2015.  The survey referenced discussions on online safety issues with senior leaders, staff, governors … Continue reading

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Online Safety within the “Non-association independent school inspection handbook” from September 2015

This post follows on from a post which highlights online safety within the Ofsted Common Inspection Framework available here and Inspecting Safeguarding here. Please be aware that these posts should not be read in isolation. Please be aware that this … Continue reading

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Online Safety within the “Early Years Inspection Handbook” from September 2015

This post follows on from posts which highlights online safety within Ofsted’s The Common Inspection Framework and Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills. Please be aware that this post will only highlight elements reflective of online safety and … Continue reading

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e-Safety within “Inspecting Safeguarding”, September 2014 Archived

 Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015 and updated content can be found here Post two – e-Safety within “Inspecting Safeguarding”, September 2014 From September 2014 Ofsted have continued to provide a specific section … Continue reading

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e-Safety within the Ofsted School Inspection Framework, September 2014. Archived

 Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015 and updated content can be found here Part One: e-Safety within the Ofsted School Inspection Framework, September 2014 Alongside schools, Ofsted Inspectors are expected to be familiar … Continue reading

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Ofsted and e-Safety: updates for September 2014. Archived

 Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015 and updated content can be found here In July 2014 Ofsted published the updated version of their School Inspection Framework ready for use in September 2014. Ofsted … Continue reading

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