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Online Challenges: Advice for Professionals from the UK Safer Internet Centre #esafety

Following recent press coverage, there has been a number of queries locally in Kent and beyond, from educational settings and wider children’s workforce professionals relating to the so-called ’48 hour challenge’. Colleagues at the UK Safer Internet Centre have issued … Continue reading

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A guide to monitoring: blog post by UK Safer Internet Centre

The Education Safeguarding Team have received a number of queries from concerned headteachers and governors who are anxious to ensure that their school has “appropriate filtering and monitoring’ in place in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016. The … Continue reading

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UK Safer Internet Centre publish new online safety guides for professionals working with children

The UK Safer Internet Centre have launched a set of new tailored online safety guides for key professionals working with children, including social workers, healthcare professionals, residential care settings and governors/trustees. Social workers Healthcare professionals Residential care settings Governors and trustees … Continue reading

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Secondary Schools and Colleges: Help shape research into sexting among young people

Sexting is the act of young people sending sexually explicit imagery, primarily between mobile devices, amongst peers.  Much of the attention to date from the media and policy makers regarding sexting, has focussed on the extent of incidents and trying … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2017 Education Packs now available!

Safer Internet Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’. To help schools, youth groups, police services, libraries and other organisations run activities for Safer Internet Day 2017 , the … Continue reading

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EIS Checklist response now available on the Safer Internet Centre Filtering Integrator list

In May 2016 (to be enacted from 5th September 2016) the Department for Education published the revised statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (KCSIE) for schools and colleges in England. KCSIE identified a number of key issues for schools … 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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Brand new checklists for Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram

The UK Safer Internet Centre have now produced and published three brand new checklists – for Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram, with the same style and format as their hugely popular Facebook checklist. The checklists cover everything professional, parents and young people … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2014 Schools Packs now available

This year’s theme for Safer Internet day is ‘let’s create a better internet together.’ The UK Safer Internet Centre have created primary and secondary school packs which include quick activities, lesson plans, assemblies and posters. There is also a parent pack, … Continue reading

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