Using technology


Schools, colleges and education settings can find information and resources, including links to DfE guidance to support provision during the Covid-19 pandemic.

East Sussex County Council are reviewing Czone and the Virtual School Bag (VSB). To have your say, please complete the online survey. Closing date is 17 December.

Access  key information and resources to support East Sussex schools during the pandemic,  including  SEND-specific information and links to the latest DfE guidance.

Many children like to use visual and online media, but this should not be assumed. Sometimes they may be worried about privacy or find it hard to engage. Usually, technology should support face to face communication with a young person, but not replace it.

Watch the FLARE young people's group' video giving top tips for online meetings 

See also guidance from East Sussex students in the Speak Up Speak Out event report, part 8

To see how to keep personal information secure, see Privacy and GDPR.

Software / media

Digital tools summary (ESCC)

Communicate in print (WIdgit)

Prepare to speak to your GP about mental health (Doc Ready)

You can also find videos YouTube to help you talk to a young person about a topic