14 February 2010

UK - Pupils 'must manage online risks'

Pupils given a greater degree of freedom to surf the internet at school are less vulnerable to online dangers in the long-term, inspectors say. "Managed" online systems were more successful than "locked" ones at safeguarding pupils' safety, they said. In a report, The safe use of new technologies, Ofsted said the area most in need of improvement was online safety training for teaching staff.