Category Archives: Privacy

KSCB Safer Professional Practice with Technology – Updated 2016

The Kent e-Safety Strategy group on behalf of Kent Safeguarding Children Board (KSCB) have updated the “Safer Professional Practice with Technology” document which provides guidance on appropriate and safer behaviours with technology for any professional working with children, young people and families. … 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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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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CEOP launch new Think U Know Toolkit

CEOP are delighted to announce the launch of the Thinkuknow Toolkit, with fifteen fun, engaging learning activities based on the 11-13 and 14+ areas of the website. If you’re getting ready for Safer Internet Day on 10 February why not … Continue reading

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New Guidance for Schools on Cloud Software Services and the Data Protection Act

The Department for Education has published a new advice and information document regarding Cloud (educational apps) software services and the Data Protection Act. The advice is non-statutory, and has been produced to help schools understand some of the key principles and … Continue reading

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Conscious Internet Usage resources from Into Film

Into Film is a film education charity that works with 5-19 year olds across the UK. It works within and outside school settings to put film at the heart of children and young people’s education and personal development. The charity … Continue reading

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New e-Safety Resources for University Students

Many young adults will be preparing and looking forward to going onto University representing a momentous occasion in their lives, often coupled with leaving home and signifying their first real taste of independence. The internet will play an integral part … Continue reading

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‘ZAK- Exploring Radicalisation’ – Training Opportunity for Kent Schools

‘Zak’ has been developed in partnership with Kent Police, the Center for Child Protection (University of Kent) and Kent County Council and seeks to present the opportunity to enable young people to become aware of some of the paths to … Continue reading

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New Facebook Graph Search Guide from Childnet

Childnet International has produced a new guide to help users understand changes and important steps to take following Facebook’s announcement that they are beginning to roll out the new Graph Search feature in the UK.   It’s essential to share … Continue reading

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