WISE KIDS provides a diverse range of training programmes, consultancy, research and resource creation to promote innovative, positive and safe Internet use.
Some examples of workshop and training programmes we have run include:
- Digital Leadership, Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship for 21st Century Teaching and Learning using online technologies (can be organised as whole school/college inset days or training conferences).
- Understanding and promoting Digital Literacy, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety in schools and youth organisations.
- Promoting Digital Literacy with the Welsh Bac.
- Tackling Cyberbullying in Schools.
- Online Safety workshops for Primary and Secondary Pupils.
- Digital Professionalism for Professionals.
- Positive Footprint and Employability Skills.
- Interactive Conference Training Programmes for School and College (can be organised as inset days or training conferences).
- The Internet as tool in education – A workshop for educators and youth workers.
- Parents workshop on ‘Safe, Positive and Fun Internet use – helping you and your child make the best use of the Internet’.
- Cool tools on the Internet – a workshop for young people 14+.
WISE KIDS offers training workshops for young people, parents and carers on positive and safe Internet use. WISE KIDS also offers Continuous Professional Development programmes from for educators, youth workers, police, professionals from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Units (CAMHS), Local Safeguaring Children Boards (LSCBs) and other Children’s Services to help them develop their digital literacy and competency, so that they can support other staff and young people to use online technologies effectively and safely. Most of our programmes, workshops and presentations are customised for our target audiences.
WISE KIDS also delivers training conferences, workshops and keynotes – nationally and internationally.
WISE KIDS offers a range of format of workshops – from shorter awareness raising sessions to half day and full day workshops. We also have longer, immersive training programmes like our Digital Youth Ambassador Award and our Digital Leaders Award programme.
These programmes promote New Media Literacies for 21st Century Education, Digital Literacy, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety – all key for effective online participation. The longer programmes are immersive, where trainees are encouraged to bring their own devices, and learn by doing.
WISE KIDS Online Safety programmes for young people, parents, carers and professionals cover a range of themes ranging from of cyberbullying, sexting and trolling to inaccurate and dangerous online content, e-security issues, managing personal data, privacy, reputation and identity, as well as personal and professional boundaries.
National and International Work
WISE KIDS also provides consultancy and training for senior management teams and policy makers, nationally and internationally to promote Digital Literacy, Digital Citizenship and Child Online Protection (COP) from a perspective of Children’s Rights and Education. Recent work includes a webinar for Oman Ministry officials on their COP strategy; working in collaboration with IMPACT alliance and delivering an interactive training session with Malaysian Government Ministry departments on Rethinking Child Online Safety in terms of Education and Digital Citizenship; working with the Ministry of Education in Singapore to review their Cyber Wellness Curriculum in Secondary Schools.
WISE KIDS Clients include:
- Youth Organisations or Youth Services from Swansea, Penarth, Powys, Ceredigion, Conwy, Port Talbot, Carmarthen, Pembrokeshire, Tredegar, Ebbw Vale.
- Urdd Gobaith Cymru
- Communities @One and Communities 2.0 Digital Inclusion Project
- Foster Care Organisations
- Primary and Secondary schools across Wales
- Libraries – Monmouthshire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Chester
- Anti-bullying Partnerships
- Wales Police Liaison Officers
- Youth Council of the Metropolitan Police in London
- Learning Pembrokeshire
- University of Newport Teacher’s Training
- Welsh Government
- Wales Cooperative Centre
- LSCBs from Powys, Blaenau Gwent, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil and Caerphilly
- Community Safety Partnerships
- CAMHS Units
- National University of Singapore
- Singapore Book Development Council
- Singapore Ministry of Education
- Childline Malaysia
- ITU-IMPACT Alliance
If you would like more information, please contact us using our contact details.