E-safety in and out of the young learner classroom

This webinar recording explores what is meant by e-safety and investigates why we, as teachers, should be concerned with it. The webinar includes activities to raise awareness in class and looks at how to approach digital tools in the best way with our young learners. 

About the webinar

This webinar clarifies what we mean by e-safety and why it is relevant in our young learner classrooms today. It suggests the need for integrating awareness-raising discussion in courses, looking at examples of common practice and how this can be improved. After summarising considerations teachers should make, we look at what teachers can do to successfully integrate digital platforms and applications in a safe way, with two specific examples of activities which can be used. We finish with a recap of key points so teachers feel more confident that they are providing safe online learning opportunities for their young learners.

About the speaker

Helen Legge is currently co-Young Learner Senior Teacher at the British Council in Milan. She has been in Italy since 1999, teaching in both state schools and the British Council, becoming more Young Learner focussed as years have gone by. She has spent recent years investigating a digital perspective to her job which she finds fascinating, as she really enjoys seeing how technology and education can work together successfully and is also very interested in creativity in ELT.

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Find a ready-made training session by Helen, for teacher educators to use with teachers in order to raise awareness of e-safety when working with young learners.

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