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Online safety films to watch with your child

20 August 2018

In this blog we look at some online safety films which may be useful for you to watch with your child, to engage them in various aspects of online safety education.

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Teachers’ role in the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme

14 August 2018

Whilst young people are leading the way in the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme, this blog looks at the important role that teachers play too.

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Safer Internet Day 2019 – Save the Date, Tuesday 5th February

13 August 2018

Safer Internet Day (SID)2019 which will take place on Tuesday 5th February 2019, with the global theme of ‘Together for a better internet’.

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Answering parents commonly asked online safety questions

08 August 2018

Childnet, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, give advice for parents and carers, answering some of the questions parents most frequently ask about online safety.

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Privacy settings on Instagram - answering some FAQs

06 August 2018

In this blog we are looking to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Instagram and the privacy settings that are available on the app.

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Why do some apps ask for my age?

31 July 2018

In this blog we look at age restriction, specifically why some apps may ask for your age or date of birth.

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Government announces new UK Council to improve Online Safety

30 July 2018

​The UK Government has announced it is expanding the scope of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) to help improve online safety for everyone.

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Questions on Instagram: looking at the latest feature

23 July 2018

In this blog we look at Instagram questions, and the things to be aware of whilst using this feature.

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More parents worry about bad language online than grooming or child sexual exploitation

20 July 2018

A new Mumsnet and Gransnet survey for the Internet Watch Foundation (a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre) has uncovered the top concerns of parents and grandparents when it comes to children’s internet use.

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Staying safe online in the summer holidays – advice for parents and carers

19 July 2018

In this blog we look at the ways in which parents and carers can help keep their children safe as they start to spend more time online.