Out of harm's way: self-harm support and advice from Harmless
31st March 2017
In this guest blog, Harmless - a national voluntary organisation providing self-harm support to individuals self-harming, alongside their friends, families and professionals - offer advice for educators looking to open up a dialogue with at-risk students around the sensitive issue of self-harm.
A student’s perspective: Education Pro blocks threats that want to access us
1st March 2017
Our work experience student, Daniel, from Rushcliffe School discusses how the changing digital landscape is impacting young people online - and how Education Pro helps to protect students at his school.
A student’s perspective: why every school should use Education Pro
1st March 2017
Our work experience student, Joss, from Rushcliffe Schools discusses his experience of Impero Education Pro and how he thinks the software helps to keep students safe.
Eating disorders advice from Beat: opening up dialogues with young people
27th February 2017
To raise awareness of Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017, Beat, an online safety partner of Impero, have written this guest blog offering eating disorders advice designed to help education staff open up a dialogue with a young person about this sensitive issue.
Advice for difficult conversations with students: accessing pornography
21st October 2016
Much of the world of pornography can be accessed by accident by young people as well as intentionally. Knowing which of these motives has underpinned this act is the first step in evaluating how we can speak to young people and have difficult conversations with students about this topic.
establishing your e-safety group
31st March 2016
Alan Mackenzie, an experienced e-safety consultant with several years experience working in the education sector, discusses how e-safety is now viewed as a safeguarding matter and advises a best practice approach for establishing an e-safety group.