Online safety: the essentials

This course is fully up to date with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023, as published by the DfE on 1 September 2023. We last updated our course on 30 August 2023 and reviewed it against KCSIE again on 1 September, but made no changes.

The government's non-statutory guidance on responding to the sharing of nude and semi-nude imagery was updated in March 2024. We'll update this eLearning ready for September. In the meantime, take a look at our summary of changes to the guidance on The Key Leaders.

Course lengthAbout 25 minutes
Suitable forAll staff, volunteers and contractors
Certificate granted?Yes

In around 25 to 28 minutes this course covers:

  • The main risks to children online
  • Avoiding victim blaming language and behaviour
  • The signs to look and listen out for
  • How to act if you suspect a child is being harmed online

Use it to:

  • Equip all your staff and volunteers to help keep children safe online
  • Meet your responsibility under Keeping Children Safe in Education to train your staff in online safety
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