The HIghland Council E-Safety Approach


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The HIghland Council E-Safety Approach

  1. 2. The Highland Council Area
  2. 3. Single Outcome Agreement ‘We live our lives safe from crime, disorder and danger’ Highland E-Safety Partnership
  3. 4. Where it all began…
  4. 5. Highland E-Safety Strategy
  5. 6. Single Outcome Agreement ‘We have safe, strong and resilient communities’ Highland E-Safety Strategy
  6. 7. Sustainable and Scalable Education <ul><li>Established within Highland Integrated Training Framework </li></ul><ul><li>CEOP Template ‘Highlandised’ </li></ul><ul><li>210 Professionals Trained TUK ‘Trainers’ </li></ul><ul><li>All Child Protection training includes Internet Safety and Responsible Use session (Introductory) </li></ul><ul><li>Bespoke Events </li></ul>‘ Our Children have the best start in life and are ready to succeed’
  7. 8. Intended Learning Outcomes <ul><li>To provide participants with the knowledge and resources to confidently deliver sessions to children and young people in school community settings. </li></ul><ul><li>To also have the confidence to deliver ongoing bespoke events to their communities </li></ul><ul><li>Completed the Think U know Training developed by CEOP </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge and skills </li></ul>
  8. 9. Learning Communities
  9. 10. Highland E-Safety Training Content
  10. 11. Be Creative!!
  11. 12. E-Safety and Curriculum for Excellence – Health and Wellbeing
  12. 13. E-Safety and Curriculum for Excellence – Skills Physical Wellbeing Relationships I am learning to assess and manage risk, to protect myself and others, and to reduce the potential for harm when possible (Early Years – Fourth) I know that popular culture , the media and peer pressure can influence how I feel about myself and the impact this may have on my actions . (Third – Fourth)
  13. 14. E-Safety and Curriculum for Excellence – Skills
  14. 15. CfE Expressive Arts <ul><li>Partnership - Arts Links Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Developed on a true story </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Thoroughly evaluated </li></ul><ul><li>Brings ‘added value’ </li></ul><ul><li>Award Winner! </li></ul>
  15. 16. Learning Activities and Opportunities <ul><li>Youth Service Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Safer Internet Day </li></ul><ul><li>School Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Highlander </li></ul><ul><li>Rock Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Travellers / Interrupted Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Units & School Hostels </li></ul><ul><li>Young Carers </li></ul><ul><li>Private Sector Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Highland library services </li></ul>
  16. 17. Highland E-Safety Group Guidance <ul><li>Parents / Carers Handout </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Social Networking for Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>General leaflet for Libraries and Parents / Carers </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Phone Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Taking Images in Establishments </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Images in Establishments </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberbullying Guidance </li></ul>
  17. 18. Cyberbullying Guidance [email_address]
  18. 19. Highland CfE Health and Wellbeing Group
  19. 20. Highland E-Safety Hub
  20. 21. The Difference it’s Making? <ul><li>Feedback Children & Young People </li></ul><ul><li>Agency feedback & evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>Internal / External inspection processes – VSE / HMIE </li></ul><ul><li>National Feedback LTS, SG & CEOP </li></ul><ul><li>Skilled confident Practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Highland Lifestyle Survey </li></ul>HMIE 2010 “There is compelling evidence of effectiveness”
  21. 22. Future work of the Highland E-Safety Partnership <ul><li>Digital Footprints from Birth </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerable Children and Young People AND Adults </li></ul><ul><li>Online Communities? </li></ul>
  22. 23. Digital Footprints from Birth
  23. 24. Online Communities
  24. 25. Fostered and Looked After Children
  25. 26. Dr Linda Papadopoulos review on the ‘sexualisation of young people’ <ul><li>“ It comes as no surprise that when researchers examine the content of young people’s web pages they find that young teens are posting sexually explicit images of themselves on social networking sites, and self regulating each other with sexist, derogatory and demeaning language” </li></ul>Sexualisation of Children and Young People
  26. 27. Vulnerable Adults, Children & Young People
  27. 28. Have a naïve sense of romance and relationships but a growing wish to experiment with sexual behaviour and may be prepared to talk about sex. Are lonely and seeking friendship. Are struggling with understanding their own sexuality. Are likely to take risks…. Vulnerable Children & Young People The sex offenders’ definition of vulnerability in respect of children and young people online includes those who: Research ‘Online Predators and their Victims. Myths, Realities and Implications for Prevention and Treatment’ Janis Wolak,David Finklehore and Kimberley J mitchell 2008
  28. 29. Highland E-Safety Hub
  29. 30. Highland E-Safety Partnership Thank you – Louise Jones [email_address]