Category Archives: Young People

Secondary Schools and Colleges: Help shape research into sexting among young people

Sexting is the act of young people sending sexually explicit imagery, primarily between mobile devices, amongst peers.  Much of the attention to date from the media and policy makers regarding sexting, has focussed on the extent of incidents and trying … 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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New Kent e-Safety document available: “Acceptable Use Policies for Education Settings and their Wider Communities 2015”

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 pleased to announce that a new document … 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 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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CEOP issue Snapchat hack advice

CEOP have issued a blog post on the Think U Know site about the recent Snapchat hack press coverage that has been reported in a variety of media outlets over the last few days. The post contains a useful summary … Continue reading

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The Information Commissioner’s Office updates Data Protection Guidance for Education

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have updated their guidance for education settings (July 2014) regarding data protection. The update includes a useful video aimed at headteachers, deputy headteachers, school business managers and school governors. It discusses data protection and freedom … 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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“Well Versed” Project for 13-15 year olds

‘Well Versed’ is an engaging e-safety project designed for secondary school students. The Parent Zone have teamed up with partners Google, Livity and YouTube stars for a project that will encourage young people to create positive e-safety messages for their … 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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