On 1st September 2023, the Department for Education (DfE) 2023 statutory safeguarding and child protection guidance for schools in England, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), came into force, replacing KCSIE 2022.
This includes new standards for ‘filtering and monitoring’, defining the systems and processes your school or college should have in place, on filtering and monitoring technology on school devices and networks.
Your board should discuss with your IT staff and service provider what needs to be done to support your school in meeting the standards. Specifically, you need to:
emPSN offers a wide range of options for cloud-based Web Filtering services from several suppliers to suit your school needs. Our suppliers specialise in the customisation of NetSweeper powered products which have been built to serve the differing needs of schools.Contact us about web filtering and monitoring
emPSN meet the DfE and UK Safer Internet Standards and Guidelines. More information about how we have self-certified our systems can be found here.
emPSN partner with Netsweeper who are a worldwide, leading provider of filtering solutions, serving over a billion users worldwide. They have specialised in schools specific filtering for over 20 years.
The Netsweeper nFilter™ keeps students safe by providing real-time analysis of online content that is often missed by other filtering and security products.
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onGuard+ is Netsweeper’s dedicated Safety Monitoring Service, developed to provide real-time, proactive digital safeguarding to schools and Multi-Academy trusts.Discover how onGuard+ digital safeguarding works
emPSN is one of the original and most experienced managed service providers, connecting schools, MATs, further education and local organisations to a safe, secure and reliable internet network.
Get in touch to find out how we can support you in providing a safe learning environment.