Staying safe online – keeping learners and your staff safe online

Lewis Robertson, Safeguarding Consultant, ECP


TUESDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2020  |  10:00 am - 11:00 am





Staying safe online – keeping learners and your staff safe online

Creating a culture of understanding and vigilance

The Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) is looking for all providers to ensure that they develop a culture of online safety and that learners are informed and supported to protect themselves from online harm and stay safe online.

This webinar will explore the current trends, risks & challenges learners may experience in the online world, with specific focus on the impact this may have on them in everyday life, including on Mental Health.

The aim of this webinar is to support those working with and supporting learners, to feel more confident in understanding the risks of exposure to inappropriate or harmful material, the impact of inappropriate interaction with other users, the consequences of negative behaviours online by users and what help & support is available to staff and learners – including educational resources.



This webinar will explore the following areas in more detail:

  • Creating a positive ‘Digital footprint’
  • Current trends & risks with multiple Apps, Gaming & Social Media platforms
  • Links between Gaming & Gambling
  • Grooming – stages of grooming
  • The ‘Dark Web’ – with links to; Sexual Exploitation, Criminal Exploitation & Radicalisation
  • ‘Sexting’ – consequences & support
  • Keeping ourselves safe as professionals – Acceptable Usage Policy
  • Making things safer – support for learners & professionals

Target Audience


The content of this webinar is ideal for all those who work in post 16 education and training provision on an entry level including:

  • Members of the Executive Team
  • Senior Management
  • HR Departments
  • Curriculum /Department leads
  • Safeguarding Leads
  • All other Teaching and Training staff