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e-Safety Updates from the KCC eSafety Blog powered by feedInformer . The Internet has become an integral part of children’s lives, enabling them to undertake research for school projects, talk to their friends and access information from around the world.
The Department is rationalising the number of websites it owns, and migrating content onto this site. All required content from Teachernet, Governornet and the Standards Site has been migrated onto this site. Redirects have been put in place to help you find the appropriate sections of content. These sites have been archived onto the Government Web Archive, based at the National Archives . All required content from Teachernet, Governornet and the Standards site can now be found in the schools section of the Department’s website.
Were you aware that there is a European Safer Internet Day , which occurs each year in the month of February? Although this is a really good opportunity to promote E-Safety awareness with staff, pupils, parents and the wider school community alike, it shouldn't just be something which we do one given day each year. E-Safety education needs to be embedded in the school curriculum. In Key Stage 3, the teaching of E-Safety has now been incorporated into the scheme of work for ICT. Some form of E-Safety education must, however, be introduced sooner than this as children are using the Internet and associated technologies at an increasingly younger age.
Home > Teachers > E-safety resources The virtual world opens up new opportunities for learning and creativity, but it also means thinking about new risks. The links below contain information about how teachers and parents can help to make the internet a great and safe place for children. Click on the links for LGfL E-Safety Education Programme and Resources as well as safety tips for pupils and teachers/school staff . Early Years and Foundation Stage Key Stage 1 and 2
This conversation is starting to get old. It is 2011, not 1875. It’s time we collectively got our heads out of our filters and prepare students properly for the world they will graduate into, not the world we grew up in.
Now that the 2011 holiday shopping season is underway we thought it would be helpful to share our tips for safer cyber-shopping in the form of a short video (I think we all know at least a few people who can’t seem to find time to read anything, but are more than happy to watch a video). So, without further ado, here is the link to watch the video, which will appear in a player window right over the top of this blog post: Cyber-Shopping Safety Tips . If you have any tips of your own you would like to share, we would love to hear them.