Teachers and professionals

11 April 2023 UK SIC

Ofcom explores digital literacy in latest report

Ofcom have explored digital literacy in their latest report, highlighting how young people are approaching technology.

1 March 2023 UK SIC

Take part in the Childnet Film Competition 2023

A fantastic opportunity for your learners to develop their media expertise through the lens of online safety

27 February 2023 UK SIC

1,000 per cent increase in sexual abuse imagery of 7-10s since lockdown

Primary school children aged 7-10 years old are increasingly being groomed to perform sexually online by predators warns the IWF.

27 January 2023 UK SIC

UKSIC reaffirms importance of youth voice in online safety discussions as worrying data emerges

The UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC) believes worrying new data, provided by partner organisation the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), increases…

12 January 2023 UK SIC

A deep dive into the Safer Internet Day 2023 resources: 3-7 years edition 

What’s included in the educational resources for 3-7 year olds? 

20 December 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

Over one in 10 young people in the UK exposed to criminal child sexual abuse content online

The IWF has commissioned research to help guide their messaging about the reporting function.

8 November 2022 UK SIC

Safer Internet Day 2023 Education Resources now LIVE

The official Safer Internet Day 2023 education resources are now live and ready to download.

4 October 2022 UK SIC

Empower your students with the Digital Leaders programme

The Childnet Digital Leaders Programme is a youth leadership programme, empowering young people to educate their peers about online safety.

28 September 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

IWF launches ‘It can happen in any home’, the latest podcast episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene

The new podcast episode explores the growing threat of coerced ‘self-generated’ child sexual abuse material.

31 August 2022 UK SIC – Preventing Non-Consensual Intimate Image Sharing is an innovative, global tool that uses ground-breaking technology to protect adults (18+) from intimate image abuse.

31 August 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

IWF data shows 20,000 webpages included coerced ‘self-generated’ sexual abuse imagery of 7- to 10-year-olds in first half of 2022

When compared to the first half of 2020, the increase in this type of content depicting 7–10-year-olds children is of…