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Reviewing Blocked Videos

This guide is for school leadership and wellbeing staff.

You can use the Blocked Report as part of an evidence-based approach to support students who are attempting to view inappropriate videos.

The Blocked Report helps you assess what types of videos students are trying to view and investigate the website associated with the video. The information helps you to support the student in making better video choices. Additionally, you can use your report results to discuss video filtering rules with your IT support.

Finding Blocked Videos in the New Page

We refined the new Blocked page layout to allow you to find the blocked content by categories and then review which students were accessing the content.

  1. Go to Cyber Safety > Blocked.
  2. Set the date range you want to use on the date picker on the toolbar on top of the screen.
  3. On the top-right of the list, select Apps.
  4. We recommend searching for the following categories to find blocked videos (not case sensitive):
    • Entertainment
    • News
    • Sports
    • Offensive
    • TV
    • Video

  1. Click on a website you want to review after the filtered list is displayed. The list will show all users who have attempted to open the blocked website.
  2. Click on the name of the user you want to investigate.
    The Timeline report will open with the blocked events for the selected user.
  3. Identify if the Time was during school hours.
  4. (Optional) Select Export to save your results in a CSV (Comma Separated Values)file.

  1. (Optional) Use a search engine to investigate the web address of the blocked website.

Finding Blocked Videos in the Classic Page

The classic Blocked page is available to users during the transition period to the updated layout. When using the original Blocked page, you use this report after you have identified a student who may be struggling with choices of video content.

  1. Go to Cyber Safety > Blocked.
  2. Select the Username of the student you are concerned about.
    The Apps and Websites report will open, showing the blocked events for the student.
  3. We recommend searching the following categories for blocked videos (not case sensitive):
    • Entertainment
    • Offensive
    • News
    • Sports
    • TV
    • Video
  4. Select the Application or Website you want to investigate.

  1. The screen will display the student’s usage for that application or website. Select a date you want to review from the list.
  2. The student’s Timeline will open, filtered for the date and website you selected.
  3. Review the Time column to identify if the video was blocked during school hours.
  4. (Optional) Select Export to save the blocked attempts in a CSV file.

  1. (Optional) Use a search engine to investigate a website.