Category Archives: University and Higher Education

Online Safety within the “Further education and skills 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 “Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings” from September 2015.

Please note this post has been updated following the September 2016 revision. Please find the most up-to-date post here. This post follows on from a post which highlights online safety within Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework available here. Please be aware that … Continue reading

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Online Safety within Ofsted’s new “Common Inspection Framework” from September 2015

On the 15th June 2015, Ofsted published their new common inspection framework and handbooks for Ofsted inspectors which come into effect from September 2015. The Common Inspection Framework and  Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills from September 2015 … Continue reading

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Magna Carta: My Digital Rights – Resources from the British Library

Magna Carta: My Digital Rights is a new national schools’ programme by the British Library inviting young people across the UK and overseas to consider their rights and responsibilities online. This project has been jointly conceived by the World Wide … Continue reading

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New Kent e-Safety document available: “Acceptable Use Policies for Education Settings and their Wider Communities 2015” – Archived

Archived Content – New version available here Today (10th February) sees schools and organisations across Kent, the UK and beyond celebrate Safer Internet Day 2015 with the slogan ‘Let’s create a better internet together’. The Kent e-Safety Strategy Group are … Continue reading

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Child Sexual Exploitation Training – ‘Looking for Lottie’

The following content is published on behalf of the Centre for Child Protection. A recent Ofsted report highlighted that local authorities have been too slow to face up to their responsibilities to prevent child sexual exploitation. In the first ever … Continue reading

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Conscious Internet Usage resources from Into Film

Into Film is a film education charity that works with 5-19 year olds across the UK. It works within and outside school settings to put film at the heart of children and young people’s education and personal development. The charity … Continue reading

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The Information Commissioner’s Office updates Data Protection Guidance for Education

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have updated their guidance for education settings (July 2014) regarding data protection. The update includes a useful video aimed at headteachers, deputy headteachers, school business managers and school governors. It discusses data protection and freedom … Continue reading

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New e-Safety Resources for University Students

Many young adults will be preparing and looking forward to going onto University representing a momentous occasion in their lives, often coupled with leaving home and signifying their first real taste of independence. The internet will play an integral part … Continue reading

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