eSAFETY. Jenni Spencer Children’s safeguarding quality assurance unit CSF. Children are ‘digital natives’ Exposed to ICT at an ever younger age. ICT is embedded in reception classrooms and is a constant feature of school life. ‘DIGITAL NATIVES’. INTERNET ACCESS.
Children’s safeguarding quality assurance unit
The internet provides children with;
The biggest library in the world
Brings people together
Anyone can become a publisher
Image and video sharing sites (Flickr, You Tube)
Social networking sites (Bebo, MySpace, Facebook)
Mostly email & web for research
Interactive chat, IM, Music, Games, Blog
Everything that’s already in the world when you’re born is just normal;
“Anything that gets invented after you’re thirty is against the natural order of things and the beginning of the end of civilisation as we know it …until it’s been around for about ten years when it gradually turns out to be alright really.”
Jack here bought a pink Nissan on an internet auction site
“A three-year-old boy has used his mother's computer to buy a £9,000 car on an internet auction site”
Jack’s parents only discovered their son's successful bid when they received a message from eBay about the Barbie pink Nissan Figaro.
Rachael Neal, 36, said her son:
“was quite good at using the computer”
WEB v 1.0
WEB v 2.0
+ Converged media
+ Truly interactive
Police found Etheridge, a carpenter, had more than 200 indecent images of girls, aged 13 to 15, on his mobile phone and thousands more on his computer.
The court was told Etheridge offered mobile phone top-up vouchers to girls in return for them sending indecent images of themselves in messages.
Most worrying of all, he escalated from downloading internet images, to grooming girls to make their ownphotos and actually meeting a girl to carry out sexual acts.
Did the incident involve material being;
□ created □ viewed □ printed □ shown to others
□ transmitted to others □ distributed
Could the incident be considered as;
□ harassment □ grooming □ cyber bullying □ breach of AUP