Monthly Archives: January 2017

New Digital Advertising Resources for KS2 from Media Smart

Earlier this month the Children’s Commissioner released a report ‘Growing Up Digital’ which highlighted the need for young people to be better prepared for online life by building their digital resilience. For many children today, the digital world is a … Continue reading

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“Growing up Digital” – New report from the Children’s Commissioner

Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England has published the results of a year-long study, the Growing Up Digital report. The report explores how well children are prepared to engage with the internet and states that today’s children are left to learn about the … Continue reading

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Kayleigh’s Love Story – New film produced by Leicestershire Police

A film about how a 15-year-old Leicestershire schoolgirl was groomed online by a stranger and subsequently raped and murdered has made available to watch online and could be used as an educational resource. Kayleigh’s Love Story – FactSheet Kayleigh’s Love Story … Continue reading

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Action Fraud – “Department of Education” ransomware alert for schools

Action Fraud have published an alert warning to schools reagrding a scam which  tricks people into installing ransomware which then encrypts files on victim’s computers. Fraudsters are initially cold calling education establishments claiming to be from the “Department of Education”. They … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2017 Education Packs now available!

Safer Internet Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’. To help schools, youth groups, police services, libraries and other organisations run activities for Safer Internet Day 2017 , the … Continue reading

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