Category Archives: Childnet

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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Online Safety Storybooks

This post has been updated in October 2017 with some new titles, including a selection shared via a recent post on the LGFL online safety blog: http://safeblog.lgfl.net/2017/10/online-safety-books-for-staff-and-pupils/  Online Safety Story Books Inspiring children (and indeed grown-ups) to engage in the online … 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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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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New IWF Research Published: Youth Produced Sexual Content

The Internet Watch Foundation have published the key findings of a quantitative study of youth-produced sexual content online. The study  has been carried out over a three month period between September and November 2014 and used a combination of proactively sourced … Continue reading

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Childnet Film Competition 2015 – in partnership with PhoneBrain

Childnet have launched their annual Childnet Film Competition, in partnership with PhoneBrain. Now in its sixth year, Childnet would like to invite all primary and secondary schools as well as youth organisations across the UK to enter the challenge to create a short film … Continue reading

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Childnet launch new resource to help parents and carers talk to their children about pornography on the internet

Today Childnet have launched a new resource to help parents talk to their children about online pornography. This resource coincides with a recent survey that found that just a quarter of parents say they have spoken to their child about … Continue reading

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Childnet launches leaflets for foster carers and adoptive parents

Childnet, partners in the UK Safer Internet Centre, have worked together with Islington Council to create leaflets for foster carers and adoptive parents. The leaflets are free to download and easy to print and include top tips and conversation starters … Continue reading

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