As educators teachers are increasingly expected to ensure the safety of the children under their supervision and with children of all ages using mobile phones to access the internet, it is vital that teachers have the ability to educate children about the huge benefits of using the internet safely. This site has plenty of information about how to stay safe on the internet that children can use directly.
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- Data Protection day – The i in online project has now registered 80 primary and secondary schools from across 16 different locations in the UK and Ireland, including London, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Cambridge, Oxford, Exeter, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh and Grismby. We will be delivering presentations and interactive workshops to over 6000 school children on Data Protection day, 28 January 2011. We are working alongside the Information Commissioner’s Office and the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s Office, who are supporting the activities on Data Protection day and have arranged a number of sessions in schools to be presented by their staff.
- We have written answers to a number of Frequently Asked Questions aimed at teachers.
- For Primary school teachers – SAFE is a FREE programme of practical, activities to develop primary children’s skills, self-confidence and safety awareness when using social network sites.
Watch this short video
The video features interviews with the Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, Prof. Andy Phippen and legal expert Robert Bond, speaking about The Child Online Privacy Code and key points from the survey results. It also has input from children at both primary and secondary schools, and their teachers.