UK Safer Internet Centre Blog


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…

16 July 2021 Becca Cawthorne

ProjectEVOLVE – Knowledge Map Feature has Launched

UKSIC partners SWGfL are pleased to announce that the long anticipated Knowledge Map feature for ProjectEVOLVE has now officially launched for school years 1, 3,…

14 July 2021 Becca Cawthorne

Reporting Racism Online

Following the Euro 2020 Final on Sunday 11th July, the internet saw a huge range of support and celebration for…

9 July 2021 Andy Robinson

Report Harmful Content – Why Is This Service So Important?

We spoke with Kathryn Tremlett, Manager of Report Harmful Content (RHC), to discuss the importance of RHC and the impact…

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…

2 July 2021 UK SIC

Government Launches New Online Safety Guidance for Tech Companies

The government has produced new guidance around protecting users online in response to smaller tech firms feeling less confident in…

1 July 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

Looking at Safer Internet Day 2021– Four Months On

Susie Hargreaves OBE, Chief Executive of the Internet Watch Foundation and Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre, looks back…

28 June 2021 Andy Robinson

Celebrating Online this Pride Month

With activities going online to commemorate Pride month, Childnet is celebrating ways the internet can be used to celebrate and find…

23 June 2021 Andy Robinson

225% Increase in ‘Hate Speech’ Reported to Report Harmful Content – Annual Report 2021

Today (23/6/2021) Report Harmful Content (RHC) launched their annual report for 2021 ‘Through These Walls’, which analyses data between January 2020…

22 June 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

New tool empowers children and young people to stop spread of nude images online

Childline and the IWF launch new tool to help young people remove nude images that have been shared online