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Webinar recording – Online safety for organisations working with children and young people



About the webinar

This online safety webinar was presented in partnership with the Digital Culture Network, Arts Council England’s Children and Young People team and was led by Julia Lawrence.

Safeguarding and child protection are as important now as they ever have been. As many organisations are moving their programmes online, we all need to think about the ways in which we can keep children safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Before moving your organisation’s delivery online, ensure your policies and procedures are fit for purpose. Schools and colleges have robust systems in place to support young people and the wider community and your provision should draw upon this good practice (see the DfE Statutory Guidance from 2019/2020 below). Below are some recommended steps, with signposting to organisations, materials and templates that will help you develop your understanding in this complex area and create a culture of best practice across your organisation.

You will learn:

  • What the risks are
  • Policies and procedures

Resources and links

Download the presentation used in the webinar (Supplied with permission by Julia Lawrence)

Download this PDF resource which contains all links and resources from this session.

Further Support

The Digital Culture Network is here to support you and your organisation. Our Tech Champions can provide free 1-2-1 support to all arts and cultural organisations who are in receipt of, or eligible for, Arts Council England funding. If you need help or would like to chat with us about any of the advice we have covered above, please get in touch. Sign up for our newsletter below and follow us on Twitter @ace_dcn for the latest updates.

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