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11 things you should know about loot boxes

19 September 2019

Key information about loot boxes, what they mean for young people and their online safety, and what you can do to encourage safe and responsible usage.

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Save the date: Safer Internet Day 2020

13 September 2019

Safer Internet Day will be celebrated globally on the 11th February 2020!

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Online safety for NQTs – the ultimate starter pack

04 September 2019

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

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Why does my school need online safety training?

03 September 2019

Online safety just kind of happens... Right? Unfortunately not. Online safety training should be every school's priority, as it is a vital part of safeguarding and duty of care.

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Get back to school ready with our updated resources

30 August 2019

As the start of term grows ever closer, we look at some of the free resources available to help you to get back to school ready!

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IWF Deputy CEO Fred Langford awarded an Honorary Doctorate for his child protection work

29 August 2019

Fred Langford, one of the founding Directors of the UK Safer Internet Centre, honoured for his child protection and cybersecurity work by the University of Suffolk

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Join the Childnet Youth Advisory board

23 August 2019

Launching in 2019, the new Childnet Youth Advisory Board will be working on the expansion of Project deSHAME. The Youth Advisory Board will be helping to ensure that all our resources are reflective of youth voices and young people’s experiences of being online.

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

20 August 2019

Whether you and your children use TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram or something else entirely, social media can be used safely over the summer with just a few precautions.

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Add some colour to your classroom with our free online safety posters

15 August 2019

To help you add some colour to your classroom in 2019 we have created some free posters which cover key online safety topics and provide top tips for children and young people of all ages.

Image of Celebrating the people that make IWF great - Rosa: Each day I work as an analyst I question how people are so determined to abuse, coerce and exploit children

Celebrating the people that make IWF great - Rosa: Each day I work as an analyst I question how people are so determined to abuse, coerce and exploit children

13 August 2019

This blog contains content of a sensitive nature and addresses the issue of the sexual abuse of children.