We spend so much time worrying about how children are using social media when our staff could be a bigger problem.

We spend so much time worrying about how children are using social media when our staff could be a bigger problem.

71% of teachers use Facebook daily for personal use, followed by Google + (33 percent), Pinterest (32 percent), Instagram (27 percent) and Twitter (18 percent).

Schools expect teachers to teach a subject with limited knowledge.  Like our students shouldn’t we be teaching staff how to use their own social media, which can then be translated to your school and students.  It is time to change the way we deliver online safety and make it more meaningful with impact rather than an hour’s lesson here and there.

Find out how a Gooseberry Guru gives training on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp for staff and students.  Find out about our LinkedIn workshop for 15-18 year olds.

The reality is we are ALL using social media, it time to educate the whole school community on HOW to use it.

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