Tag Archives: KS4

Childnet Youth Ambassadors wanted for Project DeSHAME

Childnet are looking for a national team of 10 young people aged 13-17 to become Childnet Youth Ambassadors as part of Project deSHAME. The project is dedicated to working towards online equality and removing online pressures and harassment. Youth Ambassadors will be … Continue reading

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FREE PSHE Association-accredited resources regarding body image and self-esteem from Parent Zone and Dove

Parent Zone are working with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to bring its acclaimed PSHE Association-accredited resources to UK schools. FREE in-school teaching resources are available, that have been specially designed to help teachers deliver workshops to pupils, promoting self-esteem and body confidence. … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2017 – Today is the day! #SID2017

To mark Safer Internet Day 2017 young people across the UK are joining Government ministers, celebrities, industry figures, schools and police services to inspire people to ‘Be the Change’ and unite for a better internet today. Safer Internet Day is … Continue reading

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Kayleigh’s Love Story – New film produced by Leicestershire Police

A film about how a 15-year-old Leicestershire schoolgirl was groomed online by a stranger and subsequently raped and murdered has made available to watch online and could be used as an educational resource. Kayleigh’s Love Story – FactSheet Kayleigh’s Love Story … Continue reading

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NCA launches “sextortion” (webcam blackmail) campaign

This week the National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched a national campaign to raise awareness about “Sextortion”  or web cam blackmail. This follows a recent BBC news report where in the past year, the suicide of four young men have … Continue reading

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New Childline campaign highlights unhealthy relationships and online safety for young people #ListenToYourSelfie

The NSPCC has today published a campaign designed to help educate children and young to spot the signs of online abuse and grooming. Statistics from Childline, a service provided by the charity, show that counselling sessions for young people worried about online sexual … 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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Safer Internet Day 2016 – New and Updated Resources for #SID2016

On Tuesday 9th February 2016, the world celebrated Safer Internet Day 2016. Safer Internet Day (SID) is coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre and this year’s theme was “play your part to create a better internet”. This year’s event … Continue reading

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BBC3 docudrama on the life of Breck Bednar – online grooming resources for schools

Tonight (Tuesday 26th January 2016) BBC3 will broadcast a new docudrama about the murder of 14-year old Breck Bednar after he was groomed online. The programme ‘Murder Games’ sees Breck’s family and friends recount how Breck was manipulated and isolated by Lewis Daynes, then … Continue reading

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Cybercrime: Preventing young people from getting involved

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched a public awareness campaign to highlight the increasing number of young people engaging in cybercrime. The #CyberChoices campaign targets parents of 12-15 year olds who may be involved in hacking or other kinds … Continue reading

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