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SACPA/BSA – E-safety compliance: keeping up with developments

6 September @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Course outline:

This session will look at the latest development impacting e-safety compliance and explore the balance of harms impacts and positive experiences in children’s online lives that compliance developments seek to address.   

The latest research will be shared along with some strategies for colleagues working with children and young people and children and young people themselves. 

This webinar will support knowledge and confidence of practitioners and leaders responsible for oversight of safeguarding and online safety, including those involved in risk assessment, delivering online safety interventions and curriculum.  The event is suitable for colleagues working in education, health, youth services, early help, private, charity and third sector organisations.  

Training topics will include:

  • Provide an overview of the latest developments impacting e-safety compliance 
  • Consider how e-safety implementation supports a healthy online life whilst providing protection and prevention from harms 
  • Update on latest research guidance, trends and headlines  
  • Signpost useful sites and resources to inform and educate about online safety, the associated benefits and risks  
  • Review strategies for meaningful engagement with children and young people as they navigate the online world  
  • Signpost links to support assessment, intervention and education sessions with young people who are particularly vulnerable online. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Delegates will review compliance needs for e-safety 
  • Delegates will review how ’Education for a Connected World’ framework can support their digital safeguarding activity  
  • Delegates will have a greater understanding of key research, guidance, legislation and trends 
  • Delegates will be signposted to the latest useful sites and resources to inform and educate about online safety and managing online life.


  • Online safety leads, DSL, DDSL, Safeguarding Leads, Governors, Trustees, Pastoral Support, Youth Workers  

Unable to attend?A post webinar recording will be available for purchase. 

Platform: Zoom (online) – webinar


  • SACPA/BSA Member Rate: £90
  • SACPA/BSA Additional Full Member Fee: £45
  • BSA Affiliate Member Rate: £120
  • BSA Additional Affiliate Member Rate: £45
  • Non-member Rate: £180*


*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Sacpa CPD and events, please click here.


Karl Hopwood, E-Safety Expert

Karl Hopwood is an esafety expert. He is a member of UKCCIS (UK Council for Child Internet Safety) and sits on the advisory board for the new UK Safer Internet Centre. Karl has worked for a number of key players in the UK and abroad including CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre), BECTA (British Educational and Communications Technology Agency), the European Commission and several Local Authorities within the UK. As an ex headteacher, he continues to work closely with children, young people, parents and teachers to develop safer online behaviours and the promotion of digital literacy. Karl works closely with the Boarding Schools’ Association and supports many of their schools. He is also an in-house consultant for INSAFE which is the coordinating node of the EU safer internet programme.


6 September
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Category:


The Safeguarding and Child Protection Association
+44 (0)207 798 1585
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Virtual – Zoom
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