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This is Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety II professional learning programme

As educators it is our responsibility to ensure our learners are taught how to be cyber resilient and safer online.

This four-part professional learning programme is designed to develop educators’ knowledge of cyber resilience and internet safety skills and knowledge required to support with learners live their best online lives.

The course links in with other Education Scotland cyber resilience resources and training, such as the Teacher Toolkit, Digital Schools Award Scotland and Cyber Resilience Mentors certification.

The four sessions are:
24/01/21 cyber resilience – how to recognise, react and recover from potential online risks

31/01/21 internet safety – how to live a safer, smarter and kinder online life

28/02/21 online risks and harms – how to support children and young people navigate these

07/03/21 cyber security – exploring depth of cyber and next steps for Cyber Mentors

 

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07 March 1600 – 1700, Cyber Security (Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety II professional learning programme 4)

As educators it is our responsibility (GTCS) to ensure our learners are taught how to be cyber resilient and safer online.

This is episode one of a four-part professional learning programme designed to develop educators’ knowledge of cyber resilience and internet safety skills and knowledge required to support with learners live their best online lives.

In this episode we will explore how teachers can take learners further into cyber with the context of cyber security.

Activity: Before attending we want you to think about how you are going to take forward what you have learned from these episodes, such as how to disseminate to colleagues or to engage learners and families. How will this work be implemented in school policy or improvement planning.

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28 February 1600 – 1700, Online Risks and Harms (Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety II professional learning programme 3)

As educators it is our responsibility (GTCS) to ensure our learners are taught how to be cyber resilient and safer online.

This is episode one of a four-part professional learning programme designed to develop educators’ knowledge of cyber resilience and internet safety skills and knowledge required to support with learners live their best online lives.

In this episode we will explore online risks and harms and how we can support learners to report harmful behaviour and how to develop their resilience in overcoming harmful experiences they have experienced.

Activity: Before attending we want you to think about this school guidance policy and what you would add, or change, to make it more engaging and effective…

ES High have created a new policy to support teachers with internet issues involving pupils:
When dealing with behaviour incidents, teachers should judge whether it is an online or offline incident and refer the offline ones to guidance/pastoral colleagues. Where mobiles, or the internet, are involved, learners should be encouraged to delete the offending or problematic content and messages from their accounts or devices.

31 January 1600 – 1700, Internet Safety (Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety II professional learning programme 2)

As educators it is our responsibility (GTCS) to ensure our learners are taught how to be cyber resilient and safer online.

This is episode one of a four-part professional learning programme designed to develop educators’ knowledge of cyber resilience and internet safety skills and knowledge required to support with learners live their best online lives.

In this episode we will explore internet safety – what it means, how it fits with cyber resilience and how to make it engaging and relevant for learners. Internet Safety is about how people behave online – we want learners to be safer, smarter and kinder when online.

Activity: Before attending we want you to think about this short learning progression and what you would add, or change, to make it more engaging and effective…

Mr Milliken’s class is learning about information literacy and fake news. He has planned four lessons on the following topics:

wk1 – identify what learners already consume and explore the risks/problems with social media content

wk2 – introduce the concept of information literacy and complete some fake news spotting lessons

wk3 – explain the privacy and security settings on most social media platforms and encourage learners to create more secure accounts 

wk4 – make a presentation about information literacy and how to check reliability of online content, and present to other classes

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25 January 1600 – 1700, Planning (This is Digital Learning and Teaching II professional learning programme 1)

As educators it is our responsibility to make effective use of digital technology to deliver high quality teaching, engaging learning and effective assessment. This four-part professional learning programme is designed to enhance educators’ knowledge and skills in order to develop their learning, teaching and assessment with digital technology.

Episode 1 – Planning

  • Exploring and understanding the digital literacy Experiences and Outcomes and planning for progression
  • How to collaborate with colleagues using online documents
  • Familiarising attendees with planning for assessment opportunities in digital, primarily using assignments in Classroom or Teams

 

PRIOR KNOWLEDGE – before this episode, you may find it beneficial to consider:

 

Discussion activity – before attending we want you to reflect on this statement and share your thinking with us:
“Can good digital learning and teaching be separated from good learning and teaching?”

 

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24 January 1600 – 1700, Cyber Resilience (Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety II professional learning programme 1)

As educators it is our responsibility (GTCS) to ensure our learners are taught how to be cyber resilient and safer online.

This is episode one of a four-part professional learning programme designed to develop educators’ knowledge of cyber resilience and internet safety skills and knowledge required to support with learners live their best online lives.

In this episode we will explore cyber resilience – what it means, how it fits with internet safety and how to make it engaging and relevant for learners. Cyber Resilience is about setting up devices and platforms safely in order to reduce the risks of being online – we want learners to be able to recognise these risks, know how and when to react to them.

Activity: Before attending we want you to think about this popular learning activity and what you would add, or change, to make it more engaging and effective…

Mr Hunter’s class need to reset their passwords at the start of the new year. He asks the class what makes a good password and then challenges them to try making their own good passwords and testing how good they are at How Secure Is My Password?

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23 November 1600 – 1700, Learning (This is Digital Learning and Teaching professional learning programme 4)

As educators it is our responsibility to make effective use of digital technology to deliver high quality teaching, engaging learning and effective assessment.

This four-part professional learning programme is designed to enhance educators’ knowledge and skills in order to develop their learning, teaching and assessment with digital technology.

 

Episode 4 –  Assessment done digitally:

  • can meet the needs of more learners
  • create easily accessible and portable evidence that can be shared and moderated
  • allows the teacher to provide meaningful feedback in the form of voice, video or text (and can even be generated automatically)
  • means the teacher can often export this data for more effective tracking

 

Discussion activity – before attending we want you to reflect on this statement and share your thinking with us:

“Teachers should ‘feed forward’ about learners’ next steps instead of feedback on something they have already done.”

16 November 1600 – 1700, Learning (This is Digital Learning and Teaching professional learning programme 3)

As educators it is our responsibility to make effective use of digital technology to deliver high quality teaching, engaging learning and effective assessment.

This four-part professional learning programme is designed to enhance educators’ knowledge and skills in order to develop their learning, teaching and assessment with digital technology.

 

Episode 3 –  Digital learning enables and empowers learners to:

  • learn any time and place
  • learn in ways that suit their needs, abilities or preferences
  • learn collaboratively with peers locally or globally
  • create meaningful outcomes and products

So how do we start to shape our teaching to create these outcomes?

 

Discussion activity – before attending we want you to reflect on this statement and share your thinking with us:

“What does learning look like when we leave the jotters behind?”

09 November 1600 – 1700, Teaching (This is Digital Learning and Teaching professional learning programme 2)

As educators it is our responsibility to make effective use of digital technology to deliver high quality teaching, engaging learning and effective assessment.

This four-part professional learning programme is designed to enhance educators’ knowledge and skills in order to develop their learning, teaching and assessment with digital technology.

 

Episode 2 – Teaching: in this episode we will focus on practical tips, tools and ideas that you can implement into your practice to make your practice more digital, and how this can better engage learners.

 

Discussion activity – before attending we want you to reflect on this statement and share your thinking with us:

“What three things would you like to be able to do in your class that would make it better for you and your learners (doesn’t have to be possible or even digital!)?”

02 November 1600 – 1700, Planning (This is Digital Learning and Teaching professional learning programme 1)

As educators it is our responsibility to make effective use of digital technology to deliver high quality teaching, engaging learning and effective assessment. This four-part professional learning programme is designed to enhance educators’ knowledge and skills in order to develop their learning, teaching and assessment with digital technology.

Episode 1 – Planning

  • Exploring and understanding the digital literacy Experiences and Outcomes and planning for progression
  • How to collaborate with colleagues using online documents
  • Familiarising attendees with planning for assessment opportunities in digital, primarily using assignments in Classroom or Teams

 

PRIOR KNOWLEDGE – before this episode, you may find it beneficial to consider:

 

Discussion activity – before attending we want you to reflect on this statement and share your thinking with us:
“Can good digital learning and teaching be separated from good learning and teaching?”

 

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