expertly informed internet safety software
Impero Education Pro’s state-of-the-art internet safety software feature supports compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) by providing an additional layer of monitoring over traditional blocking and filtering.
Focused on fostering a culture of good digital citizenship in schools, Impero Education Pro’s internet safety software feature helps schools and districts to educate students how to behave responsibly online and what it means to be a “good digital citizen”. Real-time monitoring, incident captures and a log of all student activity flags up potentially harmful or inappropriate behavior, empowering educators to safeguard as necessary. This best practice approach to internet safety in schools, including logging incident captures to provide contextual insight, also helps schools and districts to identify potential risk, respond before an incident escalates, and educate students about responsible online behavior.
Identifying key words, phrases abbreviations or acronyms, which are typed, used or viewed anywhere on the network to help pinpoint
vulnerable students potentially engaged in at-risk behavior.
keyword detection libraries
Inbuilt keyword detection libraries, developed in partnership with a number of charities and specialist organizations, provide definitions relating to a broad range of safeguarding issues to establish the context
Preventing exposure to indecent content and proactively identifying vulnerable students at risk from harm via a comprehensive view of devices.
anonymous student reporting
An anonymous reporting tool, named Confide, enables students to report pastoral concerns (anonymously if they choose), either about themselves or another student, to a trusted member of staff.
activity logs & incident handling
Providing access to a historic log of all online activity, including screenshot and video captures, with incident handling and reporting tools to evidence misconduct or safeguarding risks.
Enabling schools to manage online access automatically and in real time by user, room, device or session, restricting access during exams and allowing greater access during recess.
track and disable USBs
USB devices can be tracked, controlled and disabled across the network, where necessary, to ensure that inappropriate or dangerous content is not exposed to the network.
provides contextual insight
Identifying potentially vulnerable students at risk from harm, school and district staff can consider concerning online activity in line with a student’s previous online practices (by accessing the historical log) and wider offline behavior.
promotes good digital citizenship
Providing access enables young people to learn how to navigate the digital world safely and responsibly, while sophisticated monitoring tools offer a safety net empowering staff to intervene where necessary.
keeps students safe
Adopting both a proactive and reactive approach to internet safety, Education Pro’s internet safety feature offers an effective way to identify risk through real-time monitoring and by giving vulnerable students a voice via the Confide tool.
supports best practice
The internet safety feature has been developed to help, with an advanced notification management suite for incident handling and activity logs for use as evidence, helping to educate and involve the whole school community on safeguarding issues.
Identifying safeguarding issues or patterns of behavior provides the opportunity for staff to open up dialogues with students, helping to promote respect and good digital behavior. The Confide anonymous reporting tool enables students to confidentially report safeguarding concerns they may have regarding themselves or others.
supports CIPA compliance
Impero Education Pro helps to support the compliance with the
Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) which is required to
qualify for eRate funding. Education Pro adds an additional layer
over traditional blocking and filtering, by monitoring students
online to help detect, address and prevent online risks.