Why should you take this course?
This course will provide Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) and Managers within Early Years settings with a strategic overview of online safety, and will help them ensure that their safeguarding practice is in line with statutory requirements and suggested best practice.
Online safety forms part of early years setting’s wider safeguarding responsibilities; it is vitally important that early years managers and DSLs are aware of their strategic safeguarding responsibilities to ensure they can safeguard children in their care online.
This course will explore the current statutory guidance to help early years managers and DSLs reflect on their existing practice. The course will explore a range of practical approaches and highlight resources which can be used to support the development of a whole setting approach towards online safety, in line with national guidance.
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What delegates have said
"I found it very informative and i liked the interactive elements. It has made me think about the use of technology such as smart speakers" Fleet Day Nursery
The course was last updated December 2022 to reflect current national and local guidance.
This course should take approximately 90 minutes to complete.