Key information

Evidence suggests that there is a fast growing risk associated with using the internet.

*99% of 7-17 year olds use the internet regularly, with *4 in 5 accessing the internet from home and *1 in 13 11-16 year olds were cyber- bullied in the last year. *Source UKCCIS 2010

The risks have instigated a wealth of support groups, forums and government strategies to combat and control the issues, it has also called for Ofsted to review how schools are managing the risk.

One solution

Supporting the need for a co-ordinated approach to teaching e-safety, BCS’s e-safety qualification provides school with teaching materials, mapped to the curriculum with the added advantage of e-learning for students for self study. At the end of the course, learners can take a test and on achievement are presented with a qualification.

Why verify teaching in e-safety?

BCS’s e-safety qualification is bridging the gap between home and school. This qualification is the validating arm to verify understanding of the syllabus.

Who is it for?

Designed for students in KS3 and KS4, it provides a standardised way to deliver e-safety across all schools. For Ofsted, it provides justification of the behaviours and safety of pupils online.

Course summary

  • Teachers resources, e-learning & test
  • 30 hours learning (20 guided)
  • 3 ITQ credits
  • Class room based learning, supported with e-learning (suitable for year 6&7)
  • 3 diagnostics test & 1 live test per candidate
  • 19 multiple choice and 9 performance based questions
  • Fully automated test with instant results

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