Eighty-eight per cent of your students are now regularly using social media platforms. Yet more than 1/5 of teachers admit that they would not be confident in advising pupils how to use social networking sites safely. What are you doing to empower staff?

Based around case studies and dilemmas, this course offers the opportunity for discussion and exploration of key issues.

Aims and outcomes

Participants will:

  • understand how the behaviour policy applies to the use of social media and online devices
  • be more equipped with techniques to prevent incidents of cyberbullying
  • be aware of the practical measures they can take to address cyberbullying.

Course content

  • Unit 1: Preventing and tackling cyberbullying


    Elizabeth Smith provides training, advice and support to school based staff, and delivering individual and group interventions to children and young people aged 3 to 19.  She has taught in mainstream and special education settings in and around...