E-safetyandeducating the child http://scoop.it/elim-esafety Ian Gover Education Technology Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
Moral Compass The PEGI rating on games should be strictly applied
Moral Compass All educators should use Facebook to connect with their students
Moral Compass Educationalists should have a higher level of social behaviours than other professions
Responsibilities What is e-safety? What should students’ learn regarding e-safety? Whose responsibility is it? Which areas do you need help with?
Responsibilities Resources eLIM SWGfL Digital Literacy Know IT All - Childnet ThinkUKNow – CEOP
Responsibilities Cyberbullying An aggressive, intentional act carried out by a group or individual against a victim who cannot easily defend him or herself
Types and Methods of Cyberbullying Responsibilities • Flaming • Harassment – Griefers, Trolls • Denigration • Impersonation • Outing – Trickery • Exclusion/Ostracism • Cyber Stalking • Happy Slapping/Hopping • Sexting
Responsibilities Types of Cyberbully • The Power Hungry • Mean Girls • Vengeful Angels • The Inadvertent Cyberbully
Responsibilities How Cyberbullying differs from bullying • The victim might not know the bully • Accessibility – the bullying can place at any time or from anywhere • Punitive fears – victims fear that they will be punished by having there connections taken away • Bystanders – ‘anonymity’ enables those that view cyberbullying to take part • ‘The Phenomenon of inhibition’ – anonymity and lack of viewable emotional reaction
Responsibilities What educators can do? • Assess cyberbullying • Provide staff training on cyberbullying • Define cyberbullying • Develop clear rules and policies about cyberbullying • Encourage the reporting of cyberbullying • Spend class time on the topic of cyberbullying • Establish a climate that encourages bystanders to speak out against bullying behaviour • Teach students to safely use the Social web through discussions on online netiquette, privacy, safe sharing and monitoring their online reputation • Involve students in social norming campaigns • Use students as experts • Encourage community school partnerships
Responsibilities But what about me What can I do as a professional to protect myself from beaches of e-safety
Illegal or Inappropriate? • Illegal means something against the law such as: • Downloading child sexual images • Passing onto others images or video containing child sexual images • Inciting racial or religious hatred • Extreme cases of cyber bullying • Promoting illegal acts • All incidents should be reported to the Head teacher and/or Governors who will: • Record in the school safeguarding or e-safety incident log • Record the steps you took to resolve the incident • Keep any evidence - printouts and screen shots as appropriate (do not resend) • Consider involving the Chair of Governors and/or reporting the incident to the Governing body. • Use the ‘Report Abuse’ button if appropriate
Responsibilities DFE – Teachers’ Standards • Teachers uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside schools, by: • Treating pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position; • Having regard for the need to safeguard pupils’ well-being, in accordance with statutory provision • Teachers must have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school in which they teach, and maintain high standards in their attendance and punctuality.
Physical Safety Freedom from physical harm Freedom from cruelty, harassment and exposure to potentially harmful material Psychological Safety Freedom from unwanted social, academic, professional and legal consequences that might affect you for a lifetime Reputational and legal safety Freedom from theft of identity and property and attacks against networks and online communities at local, national and international level Identity, property and community safety
Responsibilities Your own Digital Footprint Make sure that your digital record is what you want it to be.
Ref: Microsoft Data Privacy Day Online reputation research
Learn how to set privacy settings eg Facebook • Do you have a legacy? Reduce vulnerability • Limit social networking search results • Google your own name or use Spezify, 123 people • Limit SN site Google searches Manage visibility • Compromise your professional identity • Inappropriate site membership • Discussing pupils, parents or • colleagues on public sites Caution in the subjects you discuss • Tagging staff outings • Avoid embarrassing wall posts and let colleagues know you will not respond • Email funnies on official email Let your colleagues know your expectations
Contact details E Learning and Information Management Service email@example.com 01823 356832