As you well know, e-safety is more than a tick-box exercise. Sustained action is essential to embed e-safety into the culture and values of a school. But a checklist is a good place to start, so here’s our Nine Steps to E-Safety Checklist. How will you score?
- Clear e-safety policies in place
- A plan for becoming Ofsted compliant
- CPD and training for teachers, including accredited EPICT certification
- Clear guidelines for pupils around the consequences of online bullying and inappropriate use of technology
- Clear and open lines of communication for pupils to report incidents
- Procedures for recording, acting upon and preventing e-safety incidents in the future
- Sessions to inform and educate pupils on becoming digitally responsible and staying safe online
- Monitoring and filtering solutions to help keep pupils on task and protect them from bullying and harmful material
- A way of engaging with parents to help them put in place e-safety measures at home.
So, how did you score? Nine? Fantastic – gold star! Less than nine? Why not read our free guide E-Safety: A Practical Guide to help you on your way? Visit www.rm.com/esafety