Online safety in Scotland: Keeping children safe in the digital world
About this event
This training focuses on the latest technology trends, including what apps children and young people are using. Learn about online safety risks for both children and professionals, about the national policy landscape designed to prevent and respond to those risks, and how to develop an action plan for next steps.
- Digital participation (how children use the internet and why it’s good to be online!)
- Online safety risks (from bullying and relationships to fake news and digital footprint)
- Relevant regulations, strategies and policies in Scotland
- Key resources and sources of support.
Who should attend
This training event is tailored for professionals working with children and young people.
Jess is a consultant and trainer specialising in online safety and digital citizenship within a Scottish context. She works with organisations that deliver services to children and young people to improve their knowledge, skills, policy and practice around online safety. Jess is an Online Safety Mark Assessor, CEOP Ambassador and Digital Schools Awards Validator. Her career spans the public, private and voluntary sectors and she has a degree in Linguistics & Artificial Intelligence as well as an MBA. Jess has been awarded the NSPCC Childhood Champion Award as Schools Volunteer for Scotland 2018.