This article is based on the DfE's guidance and advice from Tom Newton, Katherine Howard and Luke Godfrey from Smoothwall, and Sian Stockham (King Ecgbert School) and Gareth Harle from Mercia Learning Trust.
4 things you need to do to have effective filtering and monitoring
You need to:
- Identify and assign roles and responsibilities to manage filtering and monitoring systems
- Block harmful and inappropriate content without unreasonably impacting teaching and learning
- Have effective monitoring strategies in place that meet your safeguarding needs
- Review filtering and monitoring provision at least annually
This article will take you through each area below.
Identify and assign roles and responsibilities
It's really important that as senior leaders you're