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“This isn't a curriculum, it's a set of competencies.” – taking a closer look at ProjectEVOLVE

Ken Corish (Online Safety Director for SWGfL and ProjectEVOLVE lead) talks about what ProjectEVOLVE is, how it supports professionals, the…

Quarterly report from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline

The POSH helpline has released its quarterly report for the start of the year from January to March. Carmel Glassbrook…

360 early years and 360 groups to help children and young people stay safe online

For more than ten years South West Grid for Learning has provided schools with a free of charge online safety…

Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings

As Disney+ adds more mature content to the streaming site with Disney+ Star, this blog looks at the privacy settings…

What is… Zoom? A guide for parents and carers

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that ways of connecting online are more important than ever, with Zoom being an increasingly…

Loot Box Warnings To Be Included in Video Games

It has been announced that UK video game ratings will include a warning if a game features ‘Loot Boxes’ or…

Video Conferencing for Children: Safeguarding and Privacy Overview

Ever considered how your personal data is protected? How children’s data is considered by the platforms? If there are minimum…

Improve your Privacy Online – Advice for parents and professionals

Getting a grip of your privacy online can seem like a pretty daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s…

Online safety for NQTs – the ultimate starter pack

SWGfL, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, has produced an online safety starter pack for Newly Qualified Teachers…

Why does my school need online safety training?

Online safety just kind of happens… Right? Unfortunately not. Online safety training should be every school’s priority, as it is…

Social media in the summer holidays – advice for parents and carers

Whether you and your children use TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram or something else entirely, social media can be used safely over the summer…

Sharing images in the summer holidays – advice for parents and carers

Summer is the backdrop to many happy memories – you’ll want to capture some of them! Check out our tips…