A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

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Safe use of social media


This summer various incidents have made us think about the safety and etiquette of using social media in its various forms. As people involved in education and working with children and young people we have a role to play in this.

You can read more about the government approach through the national curriculum and Safer Internet Day here: Child Internet Safety

You can read some suggestions and analysis of their likely effectiveness here: Six ideas for making social media safe

How does this issue affect you in your professional role?

How does it affect you personally?

Author: Jean

Senior Lecturer, Education at the University of Northampton. Admissions Tutor for the Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching.

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