Tag Archives: eSafety

Online Safety within ‘Keeping children safe in education’ 2016

This article was published on the 6th June 2016. On the 17th May 2018 the Department for Education (DfE) published the updated ‘Keeping children safe in education’ (KCSIE) guidance ready for implementation from the 3rd September 2018. A summary of online … Continue reading

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Is there an age limit for kids on social media? – Infographic from the Australian Children’s e-Safety Commissioner

The Office of the Children’s e-Safety Commissioner provides Australians a range of up-to-date information and resources, many of which are useful to schools, parents/carers and young people in the UK. The office has recently published this new Infographic about age … Continue reading

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New Resource from Childnet International – Online Safety Family Agreements

A family agreement is a great way to start a conversation as a whole family about how the internet  should be used safely and responsibly when online at home, at school or at a friends house. To support parents in creating … Continue reading

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Children and young people’s risk behaviours: discussion paper

The Cabinet Office and the Department of Health have published a discussion paper which explores the decrease in ‘risky’ behaviours in children and young people, possible causes and what new risks could emerge. The Horizon Scanning Programme Team led a … Continue reading

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Online Safety within the “Non-association independent school inspection handbook” from September 2015

This post follows on from a post which highlights online safety within the Ofsted Common Inspection Framework available here and Inspecting Safeguarding here. Please be aware that these posts should not be read in isolation. Please be aware that this … Continue reading

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Ofcom Publish their First Children’s Media Lives qualitative report

Ofcom have today published their first Children’s Media Lives qualitative report. Ofcom’s Children’s Media Lives is a new three-year study, following the same 8-15 year olds each year to explore how they are using digital media and what they think … 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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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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Safer Internet Day 2015 Education Packs Launched!

The UK Safer Internet Centre are pleased to announce that the Safer Internet Day 2015 Education Packs are now live! The education packs for primary age children (3-11 years), secondary age children (11-19 years) and parents and carers include posters, … Continue reading

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