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Threats to Share Intimate Images to Become a Crime

06 May 2021

This blog looks at the Domestic Abuse Bill and what new laws have been brought in to protect victims. We also hear from the Revenge Porn Helpline which supports victims of intimate image abuse.

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

30 April 2021

Ken Corish (Online Safety Director for SWGfL and ProjectEVOLVE lead) talks about what ProjectEVOLVE is, how it supports professionals, the impact it is having, and the exciting new features that are on the horizon.

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IWF campaign launches as new report finds girls at worsening risk of grooming from sexual predators online

27 April 2021

A hard-hitting new IWF campaign, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, is warning teenage girls and their parents about the dangers of being groomed online by sexual predators as new figures show 11-13 year old girls are at more risk than ever before.

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Safer Internet Day officially breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™

26 April 2021

Thanks to everyone who made a pledge for Safer Internet Day we are pleased to announce we are now the current record holders for ‘Most pledges received for an internet safety campaign in 24 hours' with a total of 16,372 pledges.

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Quarterly report from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline

23 April 2021

The POSH helpline has released its quarterly report for the start of the year from January to March. Carmel Glassbrook (helpline practitioner) breaks down the key findings around professional’s online safety

Image of Safer Internet Day 2021 reached over half of young people in the UK – Impact report shows

Safer Internet Day 2021 reached over half of young people in the UK – Impact report shows

22 April 2021

Launched today (22nd April), our impact report looks at the reach of Safer Internet Day 2021 and the positive impact that it had on children, young people, parents, carers, and teachers.

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

15 April 2021

For more than ten years South West Grid for Learning has provided schools with a free of charge online safety self-review tool. Over 14,000 schools in the UK have used the 360 degree safe tool to improve their online safety policies and practices.

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Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings

09 April 2021

As Disney+ adds more mature content to the streaming site with Disney+ Star, this blog looks at the privacy settings and parental controls available.

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Twitch - a guide for parents and carers

06 April 2021

In this blog our partners at Childnet look at what Twitch is and explore some key things for parents and carers to be aware of.

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Talk it over – new resource to support discussions around online hate

01 April 2021

This blog takes a closer look at this resource and the way that educators can use it to support the young people they work with.