Monthly Archives: May 2014

New ICO Blog Post – “Keeping parents informed: what schools need to consider when using email”

The ICO Blog has recently posted a very useful blog which highlights some points for schools to consider when communicating with parents via email. The blog post looks at safeguarding and security challenges regarding using email to communicate with parents, … Continue reading

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“Internet Matters” – new website for parents/carers from ISPs

BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media have teamed up to launch a new internet safety organisation and website designed to keep children safe while browsing the web. The UK’s four biggest internet service providers (ISPs) have joined forces to launch … Continue reading

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“Wud U?” App: New educational app by Barnardo’s for use with young people who might be at risk of sexual exploitation

The Wud U? app has been created by Barnardo’s and aims to educate young people about behaviour that could put them at risk of being sexual exploited, through illustrated, interactive stories. Wud U? will enables teachers and other professionals the … Continue reading

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Launching soon: online safety toolkit for educators working with young people with an autistic spectrum disorder

Childnet are working in partnership with Leicester City Council to produce a free online safety toolkit for educators working with young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Childnet S.T.A.R Toolkit will offer practical advice and teaching activities to help … Continue reading

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The new Digital Parenting Magazine is on its way!

The new issue of Digital Parenting has arrived!  With all new content, it’s a great resource to use with and give to parents and carers and as before, it’s completely free for schools to order.  There’s a maximum order of … Continue reading

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Updated Think U Know Site (11+) – Call for Feedback!

Back in February CEOP launched their exciting new websites for young people: Thinkuknow for 11-13s and Thinkuknow for 14+. CEOP took this new, more tailored approach to better reflect young people’s development in their messages. In the intervening weeks CEOP … Continue reading

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