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CPD Sharing

Dear colleague

First we brought you the ISRU blog ( Then we brought you this conference website.

Now we bring you the ISRU CPD community on Glow! (

Membership advantages include:

  • keeping in touch with colleagues across Scotland
  • a place to share what we think and what we’re doing
  • a place to share and work together on our intentions to really make a difference for young people
  • regular updates from the ISRU facilitators (Alan and Ollie)

The ISRU community is affiliated to CPDCentral ( which will help you in a wide range of CPD.

OK, how do I join?

Step 1, remember this hashtag #isru

Step 2a, check this page ( on CPDCentral. If your picture appears, click on it, edit the properties and add #isru to the hashtag area. Save and Close

Step 2b, If your picture doesn’t appear, follow this link ( and fill in the details. Remember to add #isru to the hashtag area

Step 3, I’ll email you!

Thanking you in anticipation

*Glow login required.  If you work for a local authority and do not have access to Glow please contact the responsible person in your authority.

#ISRU11 Conference in Pictures – a great FREE CPD Resource

During the recent Internet Safety and Responsible Use Conference Graham Ogilvie from Ogilvie Design captured the main themes of the Conference as a series of cartoons. We are delighted to announce that the most popular twenty pictures have now been professionally produced and are available for anyone use under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial License.

This means you can use them in your Early Years Establishment, School, College, Youth Club or any organization as a display or staff CPD. Anyone can use this photographs as long as the original source is quoted and you are using the pictures for non-commercial use.

Help yourself and spread the word – this is a great free resource to support the ISRU agenda.

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License

A link to all the pictures is here.

Crowd sourced feedback

Are you at the conference?  Do you want to share your thoughts?  Add to the blog and share links, ideas and reflections with others.  If you are a Glow User sign in and add a post.  If you do not have a Glow username email your thoughts, podcasts or video reflections to and I’ll happily add them for you.

You could even write it on your iPad, like I have now!

Live streaming available

Not able to attend the conference in person?

The Keynotes from the ISRU conference on Wednesday 9 March will be shown live here. (Glow login required)
Conference Chair: Eddie Broadley, Learning and Teaching Scotland

10.00 – 10.10 – Welcome and house keeping

10.10 – 10.25 – Ministerial Address

Adam Ingram, MSP

Minister for Children and Early Years

10.25 – 11.00 – Keynote One

Helen Penn, Head of Education CEOP

Title: Protecting young people on-line

11.00 – 11.30 – Keynote Two

Josie Fraser, Social and Educational Technologist

Title: Digital Identity and Young People