Online challenges and hoaxes can be harmful to pupils and present a risk to your employment as a teacher. We provide a summary of the guidance from the DfE and link to further information on this topic.
Staying safe online
You may be a new teacher to the profession, have had pupils asking you to follow them on Instagram or are unsure how to safely navigate social media while at school. Edapt has produced a guide on how teachers can manage their social media accounts with a selection of practical tips.
Selling teaching resources online might be a side-hustle you enjoy doing. This article outlines aspects to consider when selling teaching resources and how to tackle potential issues which could arise from your school.
You might have been asked to join a WhatsApp group by other teachers at your school or might already be a member of a departmental group chat. Your school will have a social media and data protection policy which you will have to adhere to.
TikTok is the latest app which is the newest craze for pupils. There are also a number of teachers potentially putting themselves at risk sharing videos of themselves, their pupils and classrooms on the platform.
You might be interested in what information academies must publish on their websites. In this article, we refer to information outlined from GOV.UK on what academies, free schools and colleges should publish online.
You will have heard about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) but might be unsure about your role in data protection at your school. Essentially, GDPR is designed to protect personal data stored on computers, organised filing systems and to give people more control over data which is held about them.
You might be interested in what information schools must publish on their websites. In this article, we refer to information outlined from GOV.UK on what maintained schools must publish online.