Annual Certificate in Online Safety for Educators (2020-21) (International Schools)

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Robin Watts International safeguarding expert
Course 1hr 44min 11 modules

Safeguarding children online is a whole school responsibility. All educators have a duty of care to protect children from online harm. It’s important therefore that their knowledge of the online world is relevant and up to date and that they have the expertise and awareness to be able to support children’s activities online in line with policy requirements and individual pupil needs.

CPD Certified

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes (approx.)

Safeguarding children online is the responsibility of the whole school. All educators have a duty of care in protecting children from online harm. So it’s essential that their knowledge of the online world remains relevant and up to date. Educators must have the expertise and the awareness to be able to support children’s online activities, in line with policy requirements and individual pupils' needs.

Our International Online Safety for Educators course offers the core content to help you ensure that you are delivering a comprehensive approach to online safety. Delivered in high-quality video format, the course has been organised to fit alongside busy workloads – and is accessible on any device, at any time. CPD accredited, our online safety training has been developed to provide the maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and time-efficient manner.

Segmented into ten easy-to-digest modules, the content is delivered by international safeguarding expert Robin Watts. There are links to further learning and resources throughout, with an assessment at the end which will help you evidence your compliance in online safety training.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the nature of the online world today, how children’s online usage develops with age and how vulnerable they are to online risks.
  • Recognising the different roles and responsibilities of educators around online safety and developing robust and rigorous online safety policies to help mitigate risk.
  • Identifying different types of harm and abuse, building digital resilience and supporting children’s education through curriculum and subject specific learning.
  • Understanding professional conduct online, implementing acceptable use policies and how to manage different levels of online information.
  • Recognising the impact that online harm can have on mental health and wellbeing and where to receive further advice and support around online safety.