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Remote learning: safeguarding pupils and staff
Take these steps to build safeguarding into your remote learning set-up over digital education platforms and when using the phone to check in with pupils.
- Get staff and pupils set up with safe surroundings
- If you're going to record sessions, let parents know
- During lessons: create a safe communication environment
- Outside of lessons: keep check-ins safe
- How to safely upload videos through YouTube
- How to safely upload resources to an *open* Google Drive
We've based the scenarios in this article on using the features of G Suite for Education (e.g. Google Classroom and Google Meet), the features of Office 365 Education (e.g. Microsoft Teams), open Google Drives, and YouTube, as these are among the most commonly-used platforms at the moment.
Get staff and pupils set up with safe surroundings
If teachers will be streaming lessons with their webcams on, or recording videos, tell them to:
Ask pupils to be in a shared space in their house, rather than in their bedroom. No pyjamas for pupils either! Alternatively, you could ask them
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