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Safer Internet Day 2016 education packs now available!

The UK Safer Internet Centre have announced the launch of the Safer Internet Day Education Packs for primary age children (3-11 years), secondary age children (11-19 years) and parents and carers. The resources are designed to help schools, youth groups and other … 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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New Online Safety Leaflet for Parents/carers from Kent Trading Standards and Kent Safeguarding Children Board

Kent Trading Standards and Kent Safeguarding Children Board have published a new leaflet for Parents/carers about helping to keep children safe online at home. The leaflet features useful tips and information for parents/carers as well as links to websites to … Continue reading

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ParentInfo – new resource from CEOP and the Parent Zone launched

PARENTINFO   CEOP and the Parent Zone have launched ParentInfo, a resource aimed at bringing together expert, up-to-date content for parents and carers which schools can host on their own websites.   Schools can sign up for the service at ParentInfo.org and start hosting information … Continue reading

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New Internet Matters Resources for Parents/Carers – “Protect their Curiosity”

Internet Matters has launched a campaign urging parents to put parental controls on all internet-enabled devices to protect their children from harmful content. The safety group is backed by the UK’s largest broadband providers: BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media. … Continue reading

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Launch of New CEOP Resources – Nude Selfies: What Parents and Carers Need to Know

CEOP have announced the launch of ‘Nude Selfies: What Parents and Carers Need to Know’. This is a series of four short animated films for parents and carers offering advice on how to help keep their children safe from the … Continue reading

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Lucy Faithfull publish new guide to support parents of children who have got into trouble online

As part of their Parent Protect programme, Lucy Faithfull have published a guide called “What’s the problem?” to support parents of children who have been in trouble for viewing or sharing sexually explicit or indecent images online. This is a … Continue reading

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Online Safety Concern – Template Letter for Schools and Settings

Kent County Council and Kent Police are increasingly receiving reports of children and young people accessing inappropriate content and being contacted by unknown individuals using apps and websites which enable video chat. There has also recently been national research published … Continue reading

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NSPCC find that parents may be missing vital information in online safety talks with children

The NSPCC have recently surveyed more than 600 primary school children about what information they feel they need to help them to stay safe online. More than 80% of children said that online privacy settings on mobile apps and games … Continue reading

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NSPCC launches New “Share Aware” campaign

Parents’ concerns about social networking sites popular with children are revealed today, as the NSPCC launches its Share Aware campaign to get families talking about socialising safely online. An NSPCC panel of more than 500 parents from Mumsnet reviewed 48 … Continue reading

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