All staff working in schools and colleges are required to undergo online safety training as part of child protection and safeguarding training, this is a requirement under the statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' (KCSIE). This training should be provided to staff at induction and as part of regular child protection training and updates. The Education Safeguarding Service have produced this downloadable pack to support Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) in schools provide specific online safety training to staff so that they can develop the relevant skills and knowledge to safeguard learners effectively online.
The training pack consists of a PowerPoint presentation template and accompanying guidance document. By purchasing this resource, you will be allowed access and download a PowerPoint presentation and PDF guidance document to use for the year. The content will be updated as required, and also following any amendments or updates to relevant guidance by The Education Safeguarding Service.
Schools and organisations outside of Kent will be able to adapt the PowerPoint slides to reflect their own local procedures, however primarily the content has been written specifically for Kent schools in accordance with the Kent Safeguarding Children Multi-Agency Partnership (KSCMP) procedures.
The Whole School Online Safety Training Pack for DSLs is for use within your school only and MUST be used and delivered by and appropriately trained Designated Safeguarding Lead. Before the content is delivered, please ensure you check for any updates: the current pack is based on the KCSIE 2020 guidance.
Please be aware the Whole School Online Safety Training Pack for DSLs can be purchased individually, or it can also be purchased as part of the subscription to the Safeguarding Support Package for Schools.