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Looking at the impact the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme has

07 August 2020

This blog looks at the impact of the Digital Leaders Programme on young people’s online behaviours, confidence, knowledge and wellbeing as well as whole school impact

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UKSIC Helplines - Impact of COVID-19

06 August 2020

What impact did lockdown have on our helplines? What trends were seen and how did things change? You can read all about it from POSH and Report Harmful Content

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Microsoft Teams – A Guide for Professionals

30 July 2020

Here we highlight some of the many features and benefits available on Microsoft Teams whilst showing you how to stay safe when using it if you’re a professional.

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Watch online safety films created by young people

30 July 2020

During lockdown over 130 young people across the UK got creative and made short films to inspire their peers to stay safe online and make the most of the internet. In this blog, we take a closer look at these films and the young people who created them.

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Help your children to have a safe and happy time online this summer holiday

23 July 2020

Children and young people across the UK are getting ready to have more free time as the summer holidays get into full swing. After a period of home learning and a busy year at school, we look at the ways in which parents and carers can help keep their children safe in the online world.

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Safer Internet Centre takes over Secretariat of APPG on Social Media

22 July 2020

Social media has enormous potential for good, but we must be “alive” to the potential dangers as more and more people go online.

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New Online Resilience Tool Launched for Professionals

21 July 2020

The Professionals Online Safety helpline (POSH) has teamed up with HeadStart Kernow to help create a new Online Resilience Tool.

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Advice for schools on responding to online challenges

17 July 2020

It has come to our attention that reports about online suicide games have been circulating again recently. Our advice on this topic remains the same, it is key that the names and details of these challenges are not shared widely.

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Online Tutoring – Safeguarding Considerations for Schools

14 July 2020

Our partners at SWGfL have put together a helpful resource to outline the key things to remember when it comes to recruiting online tutors.

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Winners announced in home learning Film Competition

03 July 2020

During lockdown over 130 young people across the UK got creative and made short films to inspire their peers to make the most of the internet and be safe online.