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Making Informed Decisions about Filtering and Monitoring in Schools

Audience: School Leaders, Governing Bodies and Designated Safeguarding Leads
  • Foundation
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2

This recorded webinar and accompanying guidance document has been produced by the Education Safeguarding Service to support senior leaders, governing bodies and designated safeguarding leads in making informed decisions about appropriate filtering and monitoring, when procuring broadband services.

What will delegates gain from this recorded webinar?

  • An understanding of the key statutory requirements regarding appropriate filtering and monitoring, as identified in national safeguarding guidance for schools, with consideration to the specific strategic online safety responsibilities for SLT and DSLs.
  • An awareness of how to assess their unique risk profile as a school and evaluate appropriate filtering and monitoring approaches accordingly.
  • Access to additional guidance and resources to support their decision making and the implementation of appropriate filtering and monitoring approaches in their school.

By purchasing this product, you will also receive a guidance document which explores the current statutory safeguarding requirements, signposts to additional national guidance, and includes a suggested risk profile template for schools to use and adapt.  The document answers a range of frequently asked questions from school leaders and DSLs, and will help schools consider the best approaches to safeguard their community online.

This duration of this recorded webinar is 36 minutes.

This webinar and guidance document can be accessed as a stand-alone resource, or is included as part of the Safeguarding Support Package for Schools 2023-24.