Category Archives: Digital Rights & Responsbilities

BBClaunch new programme to enable young people to tell the difference between real and fake news

The BBC is launching a new programme supporting secondary school pupils to identify real news and filter out fake or false information. From March 2018, up to 1,000 schools will be offered mentoring in class, online, or at events from … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2017 – Today is the day! #SID2017

To mark Safer Internet Day 2017 young people across the UK are joining Government ministers, celebrities, industry figures, schools and police services to inspire people to ‘Be the Change’ and unite for a better internet today. Safer Internet Day is … 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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‘Counter-Extremism – narratives and conversations’ – New LGfL resource

The e-Safety and Editorial team at LGfL, supported by  Sara Khan (http://www.wewillinspire.com)  have developed an open resource to support education providers to actively prevent radicalism and extremism. ‘Counter-Extremism – narratives and conversations’ is a resource designed for all schools and … Continue reading

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Barnardo’s publication – “Youth And The Internet: a guide for policy makers”

Barnardo’s have published a report (May 2015) written by Jonathan Rallings, which highlights concerns about the impact the internet is, and may be, having on young people, emerging from two central ideas beginning to gain traction in public debate:   That … Continue reading

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Magna Carta: My Digital Rights – Resources from the British Library

Magna Carta: My Digital Rights is a new national schools’ programme by the British Library inviting young people across the UK and overseas to consider their rights and responsibilities online. This project has been jointly conceived by the World Wide … Continue reading

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