Image of From Gaming to Safeguarding concerns: An update from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (April – June 2018)

From Gaming to Safeguarding concerns: An update from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (April – June 2018)

19 July 2018

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline provides free support to members of the children's workforce in the UK with an online safety concern. In this blog Kat Tremlett, Helpline Practitioner, offers an insight into the type of cases the helpline has been dealing with over the last 3 months.

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Advice for professionals - Talking to young people about extremism online

30 May 2017

Advice from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (POSH) to help professionals talk to young people about extremism online.

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Professionals Online Safety Helpline update: (Jan – March 2017)

12 April 2017

It’s been a busy start to the year on the Helpline. The first quarter of 2017 has seen a 42% rise in cases compared to the same period in 2016

Image of Growing up with the internet: New report from the Select Committee on Communications

Growing up with the internet: New report from the Select Committee on Communications

22 March 2017

The House of Lords Select Committee on Communications published its Growing up on the internet report, which gives its recommendations for how to equip young people for online life.

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What to do if you discover a young person has been groomed

17 January 2017

Advice from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (POSH) if you discover a young person has been groomed.

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For schools: how to engage parents through social media

13 October 2016

The new school year is well underway and I can’t help but wonder how many newsletters/leaflets/ written notes have been circulated between school and home already.