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Report on E-safety and Vulnerable Young People

20 June 2011

A new report commissioned by the Training and Development Agency looking at the training needs of vulnerable young people has just been produced by Stephen Carrick-Davies. The summary report is available at and films which...

SWGfL shortlisted in prestigious 2011 Nominet Internet Awards

20 June 2011

SWGfL’s innovative 360 degree safe has again been shortlisted in the annual Internet awards, competing for recognition in the UK and global Internet community.

17 th June 2011 – SWGfL, the educational charitable trust and creator of 360 degree safe, has been shortlisted in the Nominet...

Opt out of Facebook’s new facial recognition for photo tagging?

09 June 2011

On Tuesday Facebook introduced a facial recognition photo-tagging feature as a default setting.

Now, if one of your Facebook friends uploads a new photo of you, Facebook will “recognise” your face from photos you are already tagged in and suggest your name to your friend, who can then...

Professionals Online Safety Helpline to launch nationwide

08 June 2011

The UK Safer Internet Centre has now been successfully operating the Professionals Online Safety Helpline since launching on 16 th March 2011. A steady stream of contacts has been received since the launch, covering a number of issues such as cyber-bullying, technical issues, social networking...

SWGfL ICT Annual Conference 5th July 2011

01 June 2011

There is still time to register and join experts from across the fields of Teaching and Learning , ICT , Education, Online Technologies and E-Safety at the 13 th South West Grid for Learning ICT Conference, the biggest ICT Conference in the South West.

For more information please go to...