Category Archives: Childnet

Childnet Youth Ambassadors wanted for Project DeSHAME

Childnet are looking for a national team of 10 young people aged 13-17 to become Childnet Youth Ambassadors as part of Project deSHAME. The project is dedicated to working towards online equality and removing online pressures and harassment. Youth Ambassadors will be … Continue reading

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Childnet Film Competition 2017 now open!

Open to all UK schools and youth organisations, the eighth annual Childnet film competition invites young people aged 7-18 to take on the challenge of creating a short film about internet safety. All films must showcase positive and inspiring use of … Continue reading

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Childrens’ Online Content Worksheet for SID 2017 from Ofcom and Childnet

As part of its support for Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 7 February, Ofcom has  published a children’s online content worksheet for children aged 8-11.  created in collaboration with Childnet. Children are surrounded by lots of different images every day. To … Continue reading

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New Cyberbullying Guidance and PSHE toolkit for schools from Childnet

Cyberbullying Guidance Cyberbullying is a form of bullying, and research reveals it has increased to affect 12% of young people in this country. To support schools develop effective strategies to understand, prevent and respond to cyberbullying Childnet (as part of … Continue reading

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Smartie the Penguin – Childnet’s EYFS and KS1 resource has been updated

Childnet have updated their  EYFS and KS1 resource, “Smartie the Penguin” to reflect how young children today are using technology. The resource is an e-Safety story for 3 to 7 year olds which follows the adventures of Smartie the Penguin as he uses … Continue reading

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“Trust me” – KS2 and 3 Online Extremism PSHE Resource from Childnet

Today, 19th May 2016, Childnet have launched a new KS2 and KS3 PSHE resource called “Trust me”. In response to online extremism, this practical resource, aimed at KS2 and KS3 students challenges young people to think critically about what they see … Continue reading

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Childnet Film Competition 2016

Childnet love to celebrate the positive things that young people are doing online that’s why each year they hold a film competition which showcases young people’s creativity and understanding of e-Safety issues. The theme for 2016 is about how we can all make a … Continue reading

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National Deaf Children’s Society and Childnet publish new resources to help deaf young people stay safe online

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) have worked together with Childnet International to create new e-Safety resources which aim to encourage deaf children and young people aged 11–16 to stay safe online. The NDCS have created lesson plans for secondary school teachers on … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2016 education packs now available!

The UK Safer Internet Centre have announced the launch of the Safer Internet Day Education Packs for primary age children (3-11 years), secondary age children (11-19 years) and parents and carers. The resources are designed to help schools, youth groups and other … Continue reading

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New Resource from Childnet International – Online Safety Family Agreements

A family agreement is a great way to start a conversation as a whole family about how the internet  should be used safely and responsibly when online at home, at school or at a friends house. To support parents in creating … Continue reading

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