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National Online Safety has a Whole School Community approach to Online Safety training for schools. Our aim is to equip teachers, parents and children with the knowledge to achieve a safer online world for children. Our NOS Certified School Community package encompasses CPD accredited Online Safety e-learning training course for school staff, an interactive e-learning course for parents and engaging classroom resources to educate children about the dangers of the internet. As Ofsted now place a greater emphasis in Online Safety (formerly e-safety) as part of their safeguarding criteria for inspection, National Online Safety help schools demonstrate outstanding provisions for internet safety.

All school staff who complete the Online Safety for School Staff training course are awarded a CPD accredited certificate to demonstrate as evidence of their training for an Ofsted inspection.

Schools that meet the criteria of implementing a Whole School Community approach to Online Safety are awarded the NOS Certified School Community accreditation and can display a certificate and plaque in their school to evidence their outstanding online safety provisions.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Online Safety for Teachers and School Staff

    Online Course | National Online Safety

    National Online Safety

    This e-learning course has been specifically designed for Teachers and School Staff in line with recent Ofsted guidelines to safeguard and educate the whole school in their use of technology and establish mechanisms to identify; intervene in and escalate any online safety incident. Online safety can be categorised into three areas of risk: • content: being exposed to illegal; inappropriate or harmful material; • contact: being subjected to harmful online interaction with other users; and • conduct: personal online behaviour that increases the likelihood of; or causes; harm. This e-learning course allows users to explore these risks in detail at their own convenience and emphasises the importance of online safety in relation to schools and safeguarding pupils and staff. Upon completion; users will gain a downloadable certificate to evidence the school staff’s training for Ofsted inspection.

  • Social Media Training for School Staff

    Online Course | National Online Safety

    National Online Safety

    The Social Media for Schools course has been designed by school staff and social media experts to offer a comprehensive guide to help improve your school’s reputation online whilst minimising risks for your staff and pupils. This course covers: • The potential risks to be aware of at your school • How to create guidelines for your social media activity; to ensure effective and appropriate action • Considerations around protecting your staff and pupils • Assigning responsibility and protecting your school • Crisis management in the event of a disclosure on social media.

  • Online Safety Course for Designated Safeguarding Leads

    Online Course | National Online Safety

    National Online Safety

    This course is aimed at extending the Designated Safeguarding Lead’s existing knowledge around managing Online Safety risks in schools and will examine how children are using technology and the responsibilities that DSLs have to governors; teachers; children; parents and the wider community in ensuring that children are supported in staying safe whilst online. It will look at the potential uses and implications of new technology and how to counteract problems when faced with them. It will explore how DSLs can influence others using various techniques to drive safer internet messages. The course will also address the rationale and strategies for implementation of best practice to help to build and sustain online safety knowledge across the school and wider community.

  • Online Safety Course for Teachers Working with SEND Pupils

    Online Course | National Online Safety

    National Online Safety

    This course looks closely at the online risks that children face and detail the roles and responsibilities of the DSL; Deputy DSL; the SENCO and the whole school community when supporting children with SEND. The course will examine how children are using technology and the responsibilities that DSLs have to governors; teachers; children; parents and the wider community in ensuring that children are supported in staying safe whilst online. We will explore how DSLs can influence others using various techniques to drive safer internet messages. The course will also address the rationale and strategies for implementation of best practice to help to build and sustain online safety knowledge across the school and wider community.