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Benefits for your school

The Childnet Digital Leaders Programme is…

  • Peer-led: Making online safety learning fun and effective
  • Empowering: Championing youth voice and giving young people opportunities to be role models
  • Practical: Digital Leaders gain key skills such as leadership, communication, and teamwork
  • Impactful: Role models encourage safer online behaviours and increase online safety knowledge
  • Engaging: Empower parents and staff by harnessing young people’s expertise
  • Relevant: Stay in-the-know, with the latest online safety news and resources
  • For everyone: Help to embed online safety throughout the school
  • Collaborative: Connect with other Digital Leader schools across the UK
  • Evidence: Showcase how your school’s online safety practice is youth-led, useful for Ofsted inspections
Since we began the programme in 2014, we have worked with hundreds of schools and thousands of Digital Leaders across the UK. Digital Leaders have been creative and impactful in delivering online safety education to their peers, parents, teachers and others in their wider community.

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“This training was extremely useful because I learnt how to present in a very engaging and good way. The skills I have learned can be transferred to many different aspects of my life.”

Miriam, Secondary Digital Leader