Image of Celebrating the people that make IWF great – Lillian: I still see some of the same images I did 10 years ago

Celebrating the people that make IWF great – Lillian: I still see some of the same images I did 10 years ago

17 July 2019

“Why on earth would you want to do that for a living?!” That was what Lillian’s brother said to her when she was hired by the IWF, a partner in the UKSIC, as an analyst 10 years ago. Guidance: This blog contains content of a sensitive nature and addresses the issue of the sexual abuse of children.

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IWF’s #SoSockingSimple wins ISPA best PR campaign

16 July 2019

A ground-breaking campaign which encourages young men to report sexual images and videos of under 18s they stumble across online scooped the Best ISPA PR Campaign award.

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Celebrating the people that make IWF great

12 July 2019

The Internet Watch Foundation, a partner in the UK safer Internet Centre, will, over the course of this summer, publish a series of articles featuring the stories of its incredibly resilient members of staff, who tirelessly work to make the internet safer.

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UKSIC response to the Online Harms White Paper

10 July 2019

Earlier this year the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Home Office published the Online Harms White Paper, outlining government proposals to make the internet a safer place.

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A parent and carer's Guide to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

08 July 2019

Three years after Pokémon Go was released in the UK, the game’s creators have released a new game set in the magical world of Harry Potter.

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Online Safety Mark awarded to 400th school

05 July 2019

Castle Cary Community School in Somerset has recently become the 400th school in the UK to gain the prestigious Online Safety Mark awarded by UK Safer Internet Centre partner, SWGfL.

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The 2019 Childnet Film Competition is today!

02 July 2019

Today is the Childnet Film Competition finalists' event! This is where we will be celebrating the amazing work of the competition finalists and announcing who will take 1st, 2nd and 3rd place home in each category!

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Can empathy be taught?

28 June 2019

SWGfL, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, are part of the European SELMA project: hacking hate online. In this article the project partners look at ways to teach empathy in schools and the Social and Emotional Learning approach that SELMA adopts.​

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Meet the 2019 Childnet Film Competition Finalists!

21 June 2019

After reviewing entries from each country in the UK, we are delighted to announce the six finalists for the 10th annual Childnet Film Competition

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GDPR’s first anniversary – an overview a year on and implications for schools

17 June 2019

The GDPR is 1 year old - our partner SWGfL look at an overview of the past year and the future implications for schools.