Monthly Archives: May 2015

NSPCC Net Aware Resource – Ideas for Use

In January 2015 (updated in April 2015) the NSPCC launched their Net Aware Campaign. The Net Aware website features over 60 social networking sites, apps and games popular with children. The Net Aware site features websites, apps and games which … Continue reading

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Brand new checklists for Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram

The UK Safer Internet Centre have now produced and published three brand new checklists – for Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram, with the same style and format as their hugely popular Facebook checklist. The checklists cover everything professional, parents and young people … Continue reading

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Schools: get your pupils involved in a nationwide survey about apps and mobile devices

Leading e-safety charity Childnet wants to hear from young people about how they use their mobile devices and is inviting schools across the UK to get involved! The survey for 11-18s is exploring how young people use mobile devices, such … Continue reading

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Online Safety Concern – Template Letter for Schools and Settings

Kent County Council and Kent Police are increasingly receiving reports of children and young people accessing inappropriate content and being contacted by unknown individuals using apps and websites which enable video chat. There has also recently been national research published … Continue reading

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Childnet Digital Leaders Programme launching in September 2015

Childnet have today announced that registration is now open for their new peer-to-peer education programme for secondary schools. Launching in September 2015, the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme aims to empower young people to champion digital citizenship and digital creativity within their schools and to educate … Continue reading

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Schools: have your say about cyberbullying

Join Childnet’s school consultation into best practices in preventing and responding to cyberbullying: Help inform and shape national cyberbullying strategies Profile your school on a national level Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, is in the process … Continue reading

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