How can schools meet KCSIE’s 4 C’s of online safety (content, contact, conduct and commerce) using the OSA’s Certificate of Online Safety?
Around fifteen thousand school staff have fully completed the OSA’s CPD-accredited course ‘Online Safety for school staff’ over the past two years. We are pleased to announce that the latest version of the course for the academic year 2021-22 has now been launched. For details on accessing this popular course please visit https://www.onlinesafetyalliance.org/cpd-2020/ Course structure: Read more about Updates to ‘Online Safety for school staff’ (CPD-accredited course), 2021-22[…]
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The Guardian are today reporting on the unfortunate experience of a number of teachers and school leaders who are experiencing online abuse and even death threats. It states that staff sharing attempts to diversify the curriculum and staff seeking to encourage a more inclusive school ethos are becoming the target for abuse from right-wing groups Read more about Online mobs making death threats to teachers[…]
Much of the training schools have done regarding topics like sexting and youth-produced sexual imagery has focused on discouraging children from actively sharing such content. However, recent news has highlighted that people do not need to actively shared images and videos for them to become publicly available. Numerous news outlets are currently reporting on the Read more about Cloud storage hackers posting personal videos[…]
Ofsted are reporting on the extremely concerning normalisation of sexting and sexual harassment in schools. The survey found that 90% of girls experienced sexist name-calling or were sent explicit photos or videos. It also found that some girls were contacted by multiple boys each night requesting nudes. It indicates that advice schools have traditionally given Read more about Ofsted reports on seeming normalisation of sexting[…]
It has come to our attention that users completing courses on iOS devices (iPad / iPhone) are encountering difficulties with viewing interactive video tasks in our new courses. An extensive investigation has discovered that this is an ongoing issue H5P (the tool for developing the HTML5 interactive content) are encountering with iOS and despite many Read more about Interactive video issue, 2020-21 courses[…]
As ever, we have been busy over the summer ensuring our courses are as accurate and up to date as possible. Throughout the year we ensure we are aware of all online safety issues and news, and of developments to the Statutory frameworks within which schools work. The information collated is used to adapt and Read more about OSA course updates for 2020-21[…]
The OSA online safety CPD training for school staff is an accredited course ensuring those working with children have an up to date knowledge of the statutory requirements they must meet, the threats to children online, how to reduce these risks, and guidance on ensuring staff use of digital technology is safe and responsible. Thank Read more about Accredited CPD – school package[…]
Free accredited online safety CPD training for school staff.