Monthly Archives: June 2014

Microsoft launches the Safer Families Programme

On the 20th June in the UK, Microsoft launched the Safer Families programme for parents to help their kids stay safer online. According to recent Microsoft research which involved 1000 parents in the UK with children at home aged 5-16 … Continue reading

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New Guides for Online Safety Tools from UK Safer Internet Centre

The UK Safer Internet Centre has published new guides to online safety tools for parents/carers regarding popular social networking and other online sites. The guides are available for Ask.FM, Moshi Monsters, Club Penguin, Facebook, Flickr, Google+, Movie Star Planet, Tumblr, … Continue reading

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New e-Safety Resources for University Students

Many young adults will be preparing and looking forward to going onto University representing a momentous occasion in their lives, often coupled with leaving home and signifying their first real taste of independence. The internet will play an integral part … Continue reading

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Well Versed Project – New e-Safety video with advice for making the most of life online

Created by The Parent Zone, Google, Livity and a host of YouTube stars, The Well Versed project invited young people to share peer to peer tips, techniques and secrets for navigating the online world safely. The final 4 minute film … Continue reading

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New e-Safety eBook for children aged 2+ from AVG and Childnet

Magda and Mo are two curious kids who want to play online but need  help to make good choices. Parents and educators can follow their interactive adventures with children and help them decide during the story if they should do … Continue reading

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New EU Kids Online report highlights that children are influenced by sensationalist media

Sensationalist media coverage of online risks such as cyberbullying or the danger of meeting an online ‘friend’ offline, may be acting as a barrier to effectively educating children on e-safety, a new report has claimed. The report, released on Monday … Continue reading

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New Resource Launched: Childnet STAR SEN Toolkit for ASD

On 3rd June 2014 Childnet, partners in the UK Safer Internet Centre, launched the STAR Toolkit, a new online safety resource that offers practical advice and teaching activities to help secondary schools explore internet safety with young people with autism … Continue reading

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