Category Archives: Teachers

BBC launches ‘Own It’ website to help under-12s navigate online risks #esafety #onlinesafety

The BBC have launched a new website to help 9-12 year-olds navigate “the day-to-day pressures and dilemmas of life online”. The site, Own It, features video clips and content by presenters and vloggers talking about issues including cyberbullying, privacy and … Continue reading

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Online Safety Briefing: Term 1 2017-18 #eSafety

The Education Safeguarding Team are looking to provide a series of ‘briefing’ blog posts throughout the year. The aim of these posts is to help DSLs in educational settings keep up-to-date with of some of the emerging online safety issues … 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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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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Safer Internet Day 2015 – New Resources and Links

10th February 2015 saw schools and settings throughout Kent and beyond celebrate Safer Internet Day. Events included special whole school assemblies, pupil surveys, talks for parents, competitions, digital pledges, DigiDuck story time sessions, classroom activities, Lync (video conferencing) sessions, pupil … Continue reading

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New Kent e-Safety document available: “Acceptable Use Policies for Education Settings and their Wider Communities 2015” – Archived

Archived Content – New version available here Today (10th February) sees schools and organisations across Kent, the UK and beyond celebrate Safer Internet Day 2015 with the slogan ‘Let’s create a better internet together’. The Kent e-Safety Strategy Group are … 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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Child Sexual Exploitation Training – ‘Looking for Lottie’

The following content is published on behalf of the Centre for Child Protection. A recent Ofsted report highlighted that local authorities have been too slow to face up to their responsibilities to prevent child sexual exploitation. In the first ever … Continue reading

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Childnet’s Digiduck story is back!

The popular e-Safety book by Childnet for early years and KS1 children, Digiduck’s Big Decision, is back and it’s a brand new version! Thanks to the fantastic support from Microsoft in the US and the UK Childnet have been able … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Kent Teach Blog: Social Networking for Teachers – Practical Tips

The Kent Teach blog has published a guest blog post today by the Kent e-Safety officer, Rebecca Avery sharing practical tips and ideas for teachers considering using social networking tools either as part of classroom practice or as part of … Continue reading

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