What is e-safety? E-Safety is about utilising information and communication technologies in a safe and responsible way. It is mainly concerned with the safeguarding of young people in the digital world and making sure they feel safe when using technology and on-line services
FacebookCreate profile, post statuses, share photos & vids TwitterMicro-blogging service, short messages Vine6 second video sharing app SpotifyMusic downloads -legal SnapchatVery short photo sharing app Facebook MessengerPrivate messaging InstagramPhoto and video sharing app What’s appPrivate messaging BBMPrivate messaging Ask fmUsers ask and answer questions KakaotalkPrivate messaging We ChatPrivate messaging
The risks Cyberbullying Sexting Grooming Digital footprints Sending texts to friends Accepting friend requests Sharing passwords Leaving PCs logged in
Legislation If you are under the age of 18, the law sees you as a child. Therefore, if you have any indecent images or videos of somebody who is under 18 you would technically be in possession of an indecent image of a child – even if you are the same age. This is an offence under the Protection of Children Act 1978 and the Criminal Justice Act 1988.
Legislation Anyone who has or passes on indecent images of someone under 18 is actually breaking the law. Both having and distributing these images is an offence under the Sexual Offences Act 2003. Encouraging or inciting someone to take or send 'sexts' is also illegal.
What does Stanborough do to reduce these risks Internet filtering E-safety policy Acceptable User Policy (AUP)for staff and 6 th form Code of conduct for students E-safety lessons in IT Tutor time activities Assemblies CEOP Report button on website Information for parents
Reporting system If you have concerns about any e-safety issues involving students then contact should be with YL in the first instance who will usually contact BK / PC / JV
What can you do? We need to empower student to enable them to make wise decisions: plan internet lessons carefully!!!!! Check out sites yourself Brainstorm key words for searching on line Use starter activities to highlight issues Look at relevant new articles related to your subject Discuss privacy issues relating to photos Get them to think about copyright Discuss legislation
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