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2 September 2021 UK SIC

Responding to Digital Ghost Stories – A Guide for Professionals

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline has produced a brand new video giving valuable information about what to do when responding…

31 August 2021 UK SIC

Three resources to help your family manage online safety

This blog signposts to three helpful and practical resources parents and carers can use to support their children in staying…

25 August 2021 UK SIC

10% of UK Schools Now Using ProjectEVOLVE

We have seen over 4200 organisations sign up and almost 15,000 users actively accessing the ProjectEVOLVE material.

20 August 2021 UK SIC

Discord Security Settings – A Guide for Parents and Carers

This blog explores Discord, a chat app used by gamers and has been gaining more popularity recently.

19 August 2021 UK SIC

Supporting young people with digital wellbeing this summer

This blog gives parents and carers practical tips and advice for supporting young people to stay happy and safe online…

4 August 2021 UK SIC

Help – someone else has posted a photo of my child on social media

This blog from UKSIC partner Childnet looks at ways you can start a conversation with those who have posted a picture…

3 August 2021 UK SIC

Instagram Makes New Under 16 Profiles Private by Default

Instagram have introduced changes to how young people’s social media accounts can be managed. These features have been introduced to…

27 July 2021 UK SIC

Monitoring Apps – A Guide for Parents

In this blog we look at what monitoring apps can offer to families, along with some considerations around using apps…

23 July 2021 UK SIC

Law Commission Publishes Recommendations to Tackle Online Abuse

The law commission has published new recommendations to address harm online through protecting victims of online abuse as well as aiming to…

22 July 2021 UK SIC

Safer Internet Day 2021 shortlisted for two prestigious awards

The most successful Safer Internet Day ever has received further recognition from The Charity Times Awards and The Independent Agency…

21 July 2021 UK SIC

That’s a wrap for a fantastic Childnet Film Competition 2021!

We are celebrating the creativity, filmmaking skills, and online safety knowledge of scores of entries across the Primary, Secondary and Storyboard categories…

19 July 2021 UK SIC

UK Safer Internet Centre Responds to the New Online Media Literacy Strategy, Launched to Combat Misinformation Online

Last week (14th July 2021) Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister for Digital and Culture, launched a new Online Media Literacy Strategy…