Online Safety - Risks to Children
Children are more engaged with the Internet now, than ever before, but with this increased reliance on the Internet there comes increased risk to those young people using it. Know the potential risks and learn how to encourage responsible use of the Internet with this short e-learning course.
This course is intended for all users of the Internet who work with or care for children, or anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of the risks children face online.
Within this course we show you the potential risks that children face and help develop your knowledge around the approaches you can take to manage these risks. You’ll also cover the 3 C’s of e-safety and view the topic from both the perspective of the child and an adult, giving you a clear picture of the different factors around e-safety.
You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion – with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.
The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:
- Potential risks associated with the internet and what adults and children need to know in order to manage these risks
- The 3 C's of e-Safety: Content, Contact, and Conduct
- How to manage risks from the perspective of an adult
- How to manage risks from the perspective of a child or young person