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Online safety in Scotland: Keeping children safe in the digital world


29/03/2019 09:30






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.

Key learning:

  • 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.

Facilitator bio

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.

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