THE POWER PROJECT
KEEPING SAFE ONLINE IS IMPORTANT TO ALL OUR CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES
Power is an Online Safety Education Project designed and delivered by Rotherham Creative Learning Centre
Our aim is to work with schools and other learning environments in the region to help children and young people, parents, carers and professionals have access to quality Esafety Education Provision.
POWER Objectives and definitions:
Participate ~ to enable all to use the Internet in a safe and positive way
Online ~ developing a positive online tattoo, understanding how the Internet works
Wisdom ~ making wise choices and decisions, knowing when to seek help
Empower ~ to react and develop online resilience
Responsible ~ realising one’s own behaviour and activity online and the responsibility this brings
The POWER partnership will have a hands on view of activities across Rotherham Schools. Working with all stakeholders to ensure that there is a blended offer of opportunity that is exciting, creative, relevant and inclusive.
Raise the profile of Online Safety Education across Rotherham by developing an effective educational programme.
Audit of current provision in order to monitor activity and identify areas of development.
Ensure an even distribution of the opportunities are available for all children in a variety of creative genres and across a range of settings.
Empower children to become leaders and decision makers through the Online Safety Cadet programme.
Impact on the progression, development, achievement and aspiration of children and young people by enabling them to make choices that keep them safe.
Share examples of high quality provision in order to ensure that Rotherham children and young people are able to access effective Online Safety information.
Enable the partnership to contribute to the wider Local Authority priorities in terms of children and young people.
We have developed a number of strands to the Power project. This will enable us to work with as many children young people, parents and professionals as possible.
• The Power Roadshow - A full day of online safety activities school with all children from FS2 upwards
• Strategic Group for Online Safety
• Dedicated website full of up to date information and resources.
• Training for School staff
• Training for Governors
• Bespoke workshops for children and young people
• Awareness Training for parents/carers
• POWER Online Safety Leaders - We will develop a team of cadets in each school
• Online Safety Ambassadors