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Becca Cawthorne

6 July 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Five tips for talking about online safety with young children

Whatever their stage of development, it is important that any child using the internet understands what to do and who…

15 June 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Looking at the impact of Safer Internet Day 2021 four months on

Will Gardner OBE, CEO of Childnet and Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre, looks at the impact Safer Internet Day had four…

2 June 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Help – my child wants to play games that are too old for them

In this blog we will take a closer look at the ratings in games, give you practical ways to respond…

26 April 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day officially breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™

Thanks to everyone who made a pledge for Safer Internet Day we are pleased to announce we are now the current…

22 April 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day 2021 reached over half of young people in the UK – Impact report shows

Launched today (22nd April), our impact report looks at the reach of Safer Internet Day 2021 and the positive impact…

1 April 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Talk it over – new resource to support discussions around online hate

This blog takes a closer look at this resource and the way that educators can use it to support the…

24 February 2021 Becca Cawthorne

LGBT+ History Month: Why is the internet important for LGBT+ young people and what can parents and carers do to help them stay safe?

Childnet celebrates five reasons the internet is an important space for LGBT+ young people to explore their identity and five things parents…

16 February 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day 2021 – bigger than ever as millions take part in global celebrations

Will Gardner OBE, a Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre, reflects on the huge success of Safer Internet Day 2021

10 February 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day 2021 Quiz

This Safer Internet Day the UK Safer Internet Centre is celebrating the amazing range of information and opportunities online, and…

8 February 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day Press Release 2021

Separating fact from fiction: Half of young people encounter misleading content online on a daily basis