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Online Safety Considerations when Reopening Schools – New Resource from SWGFL for Education Professionals

28 May 2020

South West Grid for Learning, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, has developed a new resource for schools to use when reopening. This resource looks at the online safety considerations that they need to consider. This blog takes a closer look at this resource and how it can help schools make the transition.

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What is… Zoom? A guide for parents and carers

27 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that ways of connecting online are more important than ever, with Zoom being an increasingly popular option for many young people.

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Introducing the Childnet Film Competition Judges for 2020

20 May 2020

Entries for the Childnet Film Competition close on Monday 22nd June, so with one month left to enter we look at some key things to know, including a sneak peek at this year’s judging panel!

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Mental Health Awareness Week – Doing one of the most difficult jobs

19 May 2020

On Mental Health Awareness Week, IWF raise awareness of the difficult but crucial work their analysts do and how they give them the best care they can. They are the people at the forefront of the global fight against child sexual abuse images and videos online.

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New features on Instagram – including challenges and restricting comments

18 May 2020

Instagram have launched new features in their Latest update on the app. These features include ways for users to have more control over comments on their posts, and a new feature within stories where users can ‘challenge’ each other. This blog takes a closer look at these new features.

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Report Harmful Content Releases Annual Report

13 May 2020

Report Harmful Content has just released its annual report into the findings surrounding harmful content online.

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Test your school’s online safety filtering with the test filtering tool

07 May 2020

Our partners at SWGfL have set up Test Filtering, a tool to ensure that harmful online content is blocked from your school’s internet connection.

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Education Professionals Guide to Remote Working

01 May 2020

Whilst working from home there are some important things to remember if you're an education professional. Download the resource from our partners at SWGfL to get all the information.

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The Revised Childnet Film Competition 2020 – Home education during COVID-19

23 April 2020

As schools remain closed, we know that many families are looking for projects they can do that are fun, educational and that children can do independently. To help with this we have redesigned the Childnet Film Competition for 2020.

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New videos to use at home with 6-9 year olds looking at online safety

22 April 2020

We are pleased to introduce our newest, free, video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks.