Image of Tech companies must not encrypt platforms unless guarantees can be made on child safety, MPs warn

Tech companies must not encrypt platforms unless guarantees can be made on child safety, MPs warn

13 September 2021

MPs say new legislation will be an opportunity to make the internet a safer place for children, but warn that social media companies must be more ‘pro-active’ in improving platforms.

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Introducing GOSH - A Resource for University Students

09 September 2021

The UK Safer Internet Centre helplines along with the Revenge Porn Helpline have launched a new resource focusing on ‘Good Online Sexual Health’ (or GOSH for short) for university students. Find out information is available to help support students with their online sexual health.

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Book for Online Safety Training

07 September 2021

The UK Safer Internet Centre offers a range of training options for professionals who work with children and young people. Find out how training can support you for the new school year.

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The Children’s Code – What is it and how will it help protect children online?

03 September 2021

The Information Commissioners Office has officially launched the Children’s Code to ensure that tech companies are doing everything they can to respect children’s privacy and work towards keeping them safe online.

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Responding to Digital Ghost Stories – A Guide for Professionals

02 September 2021

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline has produced a brand new video giving valuable information about what to do when responding to digital ghost stories.

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Three resources to help your family manage online safety

31 August 2021

This blog signposts to three helpful and practical resources parents and carers can use to support their children in staying safe and happy when spending time online.

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10% Of UK Schools Using ProjectEVOLVE

25 August 2021

As the summer holidays come to an end and the new school year is about to start, we are taking a look back on what changes have come about over the last year and how teachers throughout the UK responded to another difficult year during the COVID Pandemic.

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Discord Security Settings – A Guide for Parents and Carers

20 August 2021

This blog explores Discord, a chat app used by gamers and has been gaining more popularity recently.

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Supporting young people with digital wellbeing this summer

19 August 2021

This blog gives parents and carers practical tips and advice for supporting young people to stay happy and safe online this summer.

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Help – someone else has posted a photo of my child on social media

04 August 2021

This blog looks at ways you can start a conversation with those who have posted a picture of your child, as well as further steps you can take to report the picture.