Tag Archives: e-Safety

Snapchat’s new Snap Maps feature- what school’s need to know #esafety

Last week, Snapchat announced a new feature to their photo and video sharing app called ‘Snap Maps’,  which allows users to share and access ‘snaps’ by location. “We’ve built a whole new way to explore the world! See what’s happening, … Continue reading

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Updated Kent Guidance for #SID2017 – Using Social Media and Technology in Education Settings

Kent County Council are pleased to announce that the “Using Social Media and Technology in Educational Settings” guidance has been updated. In today’s modern society, social media is often considered to be an everyday communication tool. For many members of … Continue reading

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New Digital Advertising Resources for KS2 from Media Smart

Earlier this month the Children’s Commissioner released a report ‘Growing Up Digital’ which highlighted the need for young people to be better prepared for online life by building their digital resilience. For many children today, the digital world is a … Continue reading

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Online safety in schools and colleges: Questions for the Governing Body – New UKCCIS document published

The UKCCIS Education Group has recently  developed and published guidance for school governors to help governing boards support their school leaders to keep children safe online. Governors can use it to: gain a basic understanding of the school’s current approach to … Continue reading

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Digital Parenting 5 – Pre-order your copies now!

Since it’s launch, Parent Zone have distributed a million copies of their excellent Digital Parenting magazine. They have been busy working on the new and updated 5th edition over the summer. Issue 5 will be launched on 10 October 2016 and Parent Zone are taking pre-orders now and an online version … Continue reading

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Online Safety within ‘Keeping children safe in education’ 2016

This article was published on the 6th June 2016 (last updated 20.12.16 at 14:15) and will be subject to review and amendment as required.    On the 26th May 2016 the DfE published the updated ‘Keeping children safe in education’ guidance ready … Continue reading

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National Deaf Children’s Society and Childnet publish new resources to help deaf young people stay safe online

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) have worked together with Childnet International to create new e-Safety resources which aim to encourage deaf children and young people aged 11–16 to stay safe online. The NDCS have created lesson plans for secondary school teachers on … Continue reading

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Online Safety – Recent Updates

The government has announced a package of measures to help keep children safe online. These include: a UKCCIS guide to help parents keep their children safer online, content for social media and interactive service providers, updated content for parents/carers on … Continue reading

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Ofsted publishes new ‘Online Safety in Schools’ survey

On the 3rd July, 2015, Ofsted published a new review which highlighted data from a survey of online safety practice across all HMI-led inspections during March 2015.  The survey referenced discussions on online safety issues with senior leaders, staff, governors … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2016 Theme announced

The Uk Safer Internet Centre are pleased to announce that the theme for Safer Internet Day 2016 will be ‘Play your part for a better internet’. Safer Internet Day will take place on the 9th February 2016 and is coordinated … Continue reading

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