This course has been designed specifically for early years practitioners working in early years settings. It will give practitioners a range of strategies and ideas on how to develop and support online safety with children, staff and parents with an in-depth audit to help develop and improve practice in this area.

By the end of the course you will have:

  • Developed your understanding of how children are using the internet
  • Identified the benefits and dangers using the internet can pose
  • Identified good practice in online safety in order to complete an audit of integral online safeguarding practices
  • Identified appropriate ways to keep yourself and colleagues safe online
  • Strategies to effectively support parents with their personal online safety in order to develop and maintain a safe online environment for the whole family
  • Selected and implement appropriate safety strategies to minimise the online risks to children.


To access this free course:
1. Log in or create a Development Zone account
2. Enter the code FREE in the box above
3. Read through the materials and begin the briefing.