Webinar: What’s new – Online safety update
6 October @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
More and more of our dealings with people, businesses, even education now takes place online. With that in mind, staying current with what’s new online, especially for children and teens, and the associated risks and safety guidance is of vital importance.
Karl Hopwood, an esafety expert who works with professionals and young people to promote digital literacy and safer online behaviours will present what’s new in online safety for adults working with young people to be aware of.
- Member rate: £50
- Non-member rate: £100*
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Webinar host: Karl Hopwood, independent esafety expert, UK Safer Internet Centre advisory board
Karl is an independent esafety expert. He is a member of UKCCIS (UK Council for Child Internet Safety) and sits on the UKCCIS evidence group and education working group as well as on the advisory board for the UK Safer Internet Centre and the education advisory board for CEOP. He also sits on Twitter’s trust and safety council where he represents the Insafe network. 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, the UN and several Local Authorities within the UK and in Europe. As an ex-primary headteacher, he continues to work closely in schools across Europe with children, young people, parents and teachers to develop safer online behaviours and the promotion of digital literacy. Karl has been employed for the last 13 years as an in-house consultant for INSAFE which is the coordinating node of the EU Better Internet for Kids programme where he is responsible for the coordination of safer internet helplines across Europe.