Tag Archives: 2014

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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New Guidance for Headteachers, Staff and Parents for Tackling Cyberbullying published by DfE

This week the Department for Education have updated and published new guidance to enable schools to prevent and tackle bullying. The new content includes advice and information for Headteachers and staff about how they can support pupils but also how … 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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e-Safety within “Inspecting Safeguarding”, September 2014 Archived

 Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015 and updated content can be found here Post two – e-Safety within “Inspecting Safeguarding”, September 2014 From September 2014 Ofsted have continued to provide a specific section … Continue reading

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e-Safety within the Ofsted School Inspection Framework, September 2014. Archived

 Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015 and updated content can be found here Part One: e-Safety within the Ofsted School Inspection Framework, September 2014 Alongside schools, Ofsted Inspectors are expected to be familiar … Continue reading

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Ofsted and e-Safety: updates for September 2014. Archived

 Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015 and updated content can be found here In July 2014 Ofsted published the updated version of their School Inspection Framework ready for use in September 2014. Ofsted … Continue reading

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New EU Kids Online report highlights that children are influenced by sensationalist media

Sensationalist media coverage of online risks such as cyberbullying or the danger of meeting an online ‘friend’ offline, may be acting as a barrier to effectively educating children on e-safety, a new report has claimed. The report, released on Monday … Continue reading

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IWF Annual Report

On 7th April, the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)  (part of the UK Safer Internet Centre) launched its 2013 annual report and revealed the latest trends in assessing and removing child sexual abuse images from the internet. Last year the IWF … Continue reading

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The experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites – new NSPCC Research.

In February 2014 the NSPCC published a new report which describes the experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites and the strategies they use to deal with things that upset them online. Researchers conducted an online self completion … Continue reading

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