The JISC RSCs across the UK have brought together the best resources for raising awareness and planning e-safety which will support a range of roles across the sector. They include resources for self-assessing personal and organisational risk, raising awareness and skills with learners and staff as well as advice on meeting legal and inspection requirements.
At the beginning of the new academic year, colleges and universities will be re-examining their policies – including their students’ use of social media. Nicola Yeeles spoke to John X Kelly and Lynn McHugh from JISC Legal to find out how universities and colleges can make sure they are complying with legal and ethical issues around their students’ use of online community sites like Facebook and how the new guidance from JISC Legal can help.
Online Compass is a simple tool that shows you what you need to do to make the use of technology safer for your group. Once you rate where you are, it gives you advice on how to improve and the means to get you there.