WEBINAR: How to execute digital safeguarding on remote devices

Practical insights for school ITs

With thousands of students set to receive laptops and tablets from the DfE to support home study, it is vital to protect these devices from online harm.

In this short webinar, Smoothwall’s Technical Authority Rob Faulkner explains what safety technology is needed and takes us through the steps of a successful execution.

You will learn:

  • The 3 ways to provision devices for children at home.
  • How to deploy digital safety technology.
  • How to maintain safety post-deployment.

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Offsite filtering and remote network access

Please find below guidelines and technical support to assist you with offsite filtering and remote network access.

Key guidance includes:

How to access the Smoothwall Filter for iOS devices (via iOS Global HTTP Proxy), Android tablets, Chromebook, Windows and OSX laptops.

How to roll out Cloud Filter for Chrome and Chromebooks.

How to access your network remotely.

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Now available: Smoothwall Monitor on a rolling monthly contract

To help schools prepare for the distribution of government devices for vulnerable students, we are now offering Smoothwall Monitor on a rolling monthly contract. This will allow your school to get immediate protection for your students fast and without the delays of a standard procurement process.

Schedule an online tutorial at a date and time of you choosing and one of our experts will talk you through how it works and answer any questions you may have.

To implement this offer please contact us.

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FREE Classroom Manager to the end of the school year

If you have no technology in place to support remote learning, and provided you use Chromebooks and Google Classroom, we will provide Classroom Manager for you free of charge. This will extend until the end of the school year.

Used in conjunction with Google hangouts, Smoothwall Classroom Manager will help your teachers to take control and improve outcomes in a remote learning scenario.

Schedule an online tutorial at a date and time of your choosing and one of our experts will walk you through how it works, and how it can help improve digital learning at this time.

Alternatively, please contact us below.

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FREE Cloud Filter to the end of the school year

If your organisation uses Chromebooks and you are without remote filtering at this time we will provide you with Cloud Filter free of charge to the end of term. This will enable you to monitor and protect Chromebooks from harmful online content while students are at home.

Requiring no on-premise software, set up is simple and quick. Schedule an online tutorial at a date and time of your choosing and one of our experts will walk you through how it can allow you to see browsing activity and identify children who may be at-risk – children who may otherwise go unnoticed.

Alternatively, please contact us below.

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FREE Record Manager to the end of the
school year

If your organisation is using paper-based safeguarding records, such as daybooks or CP files you will be at a significant disadvantage when it comes to sharing and reporting on student safeguarding issues during lockdown. You may also struggle to meet your safeguarding obligations. To help you make this important transition to digital, Smoothwall is offering our Safeguard Record Manager free of charge to the end of the school year.

Requiring no on-premise software, set up is simple and quick. Schedule an online tutorial at a date and time of your choosing and one of our experts will walk you through how it works and the steps needed to convert your paper files to a digital system.

Alternatively please contact us below.

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Safeguard Record Manager

 

FREE mental health support line – 24/7

To help our education customers with any mental health issues you may be experiencing Smoothwall has partnered with national charity Education Support. They are dedicated to the mental health and wellbeing of education staff. Their free help and support line is available to any education professional in England, Scotland or Wales, whatever your role – temporary or permanent.

If you need to talk to someone, no matter how trivial, their trained counsellors are a phone call away 24/7

UK wide call: 08000 562 561
Text: 07909 341229

FREE online courses for state school pupils from EtonX

Eton College has made several of their online self-study courses from EtonX Future Skills Programme available free of charge to state school pupils in the UK. The courses offer training important to life and the workplace and are particularly suitable for Years 11 and 13.

For more information and to apply, please visit their website.

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EtonX

Digital Safety Pack

New digital safety information pack to share with parents and carers

Online safety has never been more important. Smoothwall’s digital safety pack is for all school ITs and DSLs to share with parents and carers on how they can keep their children safe online, whilst at home.

This handy document includes advice on digital dangers, how to make devices safe, how to ensure the safe use of social media, plus more.

Download it for free below.

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10/4/20 – Why the DfE must act NOW to digitally safeguard students in the Covid-19 lockdown

There is a new emerging threat to child safety in these lockdown times.

With schools now closed, many children across the UK are using the internet unfiltered & unsupervised. It’s a situation that’s not gone unnoticed by online predators.

The DfE must act now to digitally safeguard students at home. Read our article to learn why and how.

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Child on laptop at home

 

How can we help you?

Digital safety and keeping young people protected online is more important than ever in these challenging times. Smoothwall is your partner not just your vendor. We have three priorities:

  1. To help our customers to maintain their levels of digital safety and
    keep their students protected.
  2. To help our customers emotionally with a free helpline – provided by our charity partners Education Support.
  3. To provide remote learning and filtering technology free of charge to struggling schools who may otherwise go without.

If there is anything you would like from us at this time do get in touch.
Please be assured that if we can do it, we will.

We’re here for you.
Georg Ell
CEO

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