Category Archives: Safeguarding

Updated Kent Online Safety Guidance and Resources #esafety

The Kent Education Safeguarding Team have updated a range of online safety guidance documents and resources for educational setting leaders, managers and Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs). The following documents or updated content is available via Kelsi: Updated: Online Safety Classroom … Continue reading

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Updated Kent Online Safety Guidance: Dealing With Complaints by Parents or Carers on Social Networking Sites #esafety

The Kent Area Education Officers (AEOs) and Education Safeguarding Team have updated the  ‘Dealing With Complaints against Schools and Settings by Parents or Carers on Social Networking Sites‘  for September 2017. The document contains: Updated guidance for leaders and managers … Continue reading

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Updated Kent Acceptable Use Policy Templates and Guidance #esafety

The Education Safeguarding Team have updated the Acceptable Use Policy Templates and  supporting guidance documents for September 2017. The Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) document contains updated guidance for leaders and managers to assist them in writing effective and embedded AUPs, … Continue reading

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Updated Kent Online Safety Policy Template and Guidance #esafety

The Education Safeguarding Team have updated the Kent Online Safety policy template and supporting guidance for September 2017. Educational settings need to ensure that appropriate action has been taken to help protect staff, children, young people and the wider community … Continue reading

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Online Safety Alerts – Think Before you Scare

In recent weeks a number of schools and other professionals have approached the Education Safeguarding Adviser (Online Protection) within the Education Safeguarding team  in relation to warning parents/carers and young people about the online safeguarding risks they have heard about via the … Continue reading

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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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KSCB Safer Professional Practice with Technology – Updated 2016

The Kent e-Safety Strategy group on behalf of Kent Safeguarding Children Board (KSCB) have updated the “Safer Professional Practice with Technology” document which provides guidance on appropriate and safer behaviours with technology for any professional working with children, young people and families. … Continue reading

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Online Safety within ‘Keeping children safe in education’ 2016

This article was published on the 6th June 2016 (last updated 20.12.16 at 14:15) and will be subject to review and amendment as required.    On the 26th May 2016 the DfE published the updated ‘Keeping children safe in education’ guidance ready … Continue reading

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“So you got naked online” updated resource

The South West Grid for Learning, coordinators of the UK Safer Internet Centre, have recently updated their popular resource entitled ‘So You Got Naked Online?’ The resource provides practical information to young people, and their parents/ carers and teachers following … Continue reading

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e-Safety within “Inspecting Safeguarding”, September 2014. Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015.

 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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