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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 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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New Home Office “Online abuse and bullying prevention guide” published

On the 20th March 2015 the Home Office published a new guide that has been developed for professionals who work with young people, to help them understand what constitutes abusive behaviour online, the consequences of that behaviour, and where they … 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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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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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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Zak “Tackling Radicalisation” Training & Resources

Posted on behalf of the Centre for Child Protection. Along with CSE, tackling radicalisation is one of society’s biggest challenges.  In response to this, the University of Kent’s Centre for Child Protection (in partnership with Kent Police and Kent County … Continue reading

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The Centre for Child Protection are launching new child protection training simulations

The Centre for Child Protection and Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex are launching two new simulations at the University of Kent, Canterbury, 11 November 2014 12:00-17:00. This free event will introduce participants to the two training simulations for professionals. … 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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