Staying safe online

Can I sell teaching resources I have created?

You may enjoy creating teaching and learning resources and sharing them on websites such as the TES, Twinkl, Pinterest or posting them on Twitter. Some websites, such as the TES, are now offering teachers to receive royalties and payment from the resources they create. This article outlines if you are able to share your resources online and how to tackle potential issues from school if you are sharing or selling teaching resources.

Staff WhatsApp groups in 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.

What do I need to know about GDPR?

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.