Stechford Primary School E safety workshop The aims of the workshop • Resources • • • • • Available on our new website www.stechfordprimary.co.uk This presentation SMART safe advice and posters E safety policy List of websites which will help you raise the level of protection at home and give specialist advice. • What is E-safety? • E-safety in school • E-safety outside of school • Cyberbullying • http://www.childnet.com/resources/know-it-all-forparents/kiafp-cd • What you can do? What is E-safety? • • • • • • • • Safe practice in regard to anything digital -personal computers -internet browsing -cameras -gaming -MP3 players -Mobile/smart phones -Tablets •“It is the framework which changes with each new technology and not just the picture within the frame.” •Marshall McCluhan •John Tudor •“Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except over technology” A few statistics to start… • 93% of children use a computer and phone • 8 out of 10 teenagers have a home computer, mobile phone/tablet and games console • More than1,400,000 UK pupils have their own web space • There are over 200 million registered users of social media services • There are over 2.7 billion searches on Google each month • The number of text messages sent every day exceeds the total population of the planet Primary aged children • 89.9% of UK residents have internet access at home. • Changes in children’s media consumption • Seven in ten children aged 5-15 now have access to a tablet computer at home… • Children’s access to a tablet computer at home has increased from 51% to 71% for 5-15s since 2013. In addition, use of a tablet computer at home has increased by 20 percentage points since 2013 for children aged 5-15 to six in ten (62% vs. 42%) and by 11 percentage points for children aged 3-4, to four in ten (39% vs 28%). • …and children are almost twice as likely to go online using a tablet • Four in ten children aged 5-15 go online using a tablet computer, almost twice as many as in 2013 (42% vs. 23%), while two in ten children aged 3-4 go online using a tablet (20% vs. 12% in 2013). Tablets are now the second most likely device, after laptops/netbooks, to be ‘mostly’ used by 5-15s to go online. • Children in each age group are more likely than in 2013 to use a mobile phone to go online (36% vs. 27% for 5-15s). Among 12-15s, the mobile phone is the second most likely device to be ‘mostly’ used to go online, after laptops/ netbooks, with tablets coming third. • Use of different media devices and social media sites • Older children prefer mobile phones for social activities • Among 12-15s who go online, the mobile phone is the most popular device for social and creative activities such as: arranging to meet friends (71%); messaging friends (53%); looking at photos posted online (47%); and sharing photos they have taken (45%). • The mobile phone is also the device 12-15s are most likely to miss. Almost two in five say their mobile would be the device they would miss the most, nearly twice as many as say they would most miss the TV set (37% vs. 18%). • YouTube is also popular and among those who watch TV channels and YouTube channels, a quarter of 12-15s (25%) and three in ten 8-11s (29%) say they prefer to watch YouTube. E Safety at Stechford School • • • • • • • Discussing E-safety before any internet browsing. •Having websites pre-checked and ready •Being careful with Google and Youtube •Locking PCs when not in use •Not leaving USB sticks or Memory cards lying around •Using School email for professional use •Procedures in place for dealing with issues in school Education is our best defence • Stechford takes E-safety seriously • All class rooms display the SMART e safety rules. • All lessons where the children are using internet resources they are reminded of good and safe practise. • Web searches will be conducted through the google kids safe search where possible. • The schools systems run a highly effective fire wall and policy central software. But what about at home? • ‘Apply the same principles as with Stranger Danger, or Road Safety’ Potential risks • 73% of online adverts are not clearly labelled making it difficult for children and adults to recognise them • 57% of 9-19 yr olds have come into contact with online pornography accidentally. • 4 in 10 pupils aged 9-19 trust most of the information on the internet. • 1/3 of young people have received unwanted sexual or nasty comments online. • Only 7% of parents think their child has received such comments. Contact dangers • • • • • Contact risks 49% of kids say that they have given out personal information 5% of parents think their child has given out such information Not who you think it is 25% have met someone offline – one quarter of these did not take anyone with them. • of the three quarters who did 83% took a friend not a trusted adult But what can we do? • Internet activity should be monitored • Have your children working in the same room as a responsible adult • Make sure your antivirus software is up to date. • Turn on parental controls – probably part of your antivirus package. • If you don’t have these things there are a number of free programs you can use. • Parental controls • Discourage children from the use of social media such as facebook, children should be a minimum of 13 to use it. The school has a VLE which is blocked from public view. Cyberbullying • • • • • What is Cyberbullying? Threats Hacking Manipulation Stalking Public postings Prejudice Exclusion What forms might this take? • Threats and intimidation • Threats sent to people by mobile phone, email, or online. • Harassment or stalking • Repeated, prolonged, unwanted contact or monitoring of another person. • Vilification / defamation / prejudice-based bullying • These may be general insults or racist, homophobic or sexist bullying. • Ostracising / peer rejection / exclusion • Set up of a closed group refusing to acknowledge one user on purpose. • Identity theft, unauthorised access and impersonation • „Hacking‟ by finding out or guessing a username and password. • Publicly posting, sending or forwarding information or images • Disclosing information on a website. • Manipulation • May involve getting people to act or talk in a provocative way. Gaming • Most games have an age certificate • In the same way that age ratings are legal restrictions for DVD and Cinema releases they are also law with regard age restriction – children should not buy or PLAY games outside of their age range! • Most games have an online content:• Fifa, CoD etc.. • These games don’t just allow you to play online but talk and see other players – unfiltered and unregulated. • Children’s gamer identities must also be protected.