Image of SWGfL publishes new GDPR guidance for schools and colleges

SWGfL publishes new GDPR guidance for schools and colleges

19 April 2018

In preparation for new GDPR legislation, SWGfL has published advice and guidance for schools and colleges when it comes to managing personal data.

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IWF publishes latest Annual Report to reveal online child abuse imagery up by a third

18 April 2018

Figures released today by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), show a 37% increase in child sexual abuse URLs, with 65% hosted in Europe.

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The impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health

16 April 2018

The UK Safer Internet Centre has responded to The Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.

Image of Picture This – drama resource about sexting Updated for 2018

Picture This – drama resource about sexting Updated for 2018

11 April 2018

Educators can now access the updated version of our educational resource looking at issues around sexting.

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Safer Internet Day 2018 reaches 45% of young people in the UK

10 April 2018

The Safer Internet Day 2018 Impact Report has been published by the UK Safer Internet Centre.

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Exploring Education for a Connected World: Online Relationships

09 April 2018

Ken Corish, Online Safety Director for SWGfL and the UK Safer Internet Centre, takes an in-depth look at the new Online Safety strand of the new UKCCIS framework.

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38% of teachers aware of sexual harassment among pupils

05 April 2018

This week NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union published research into pupil wellbeing, mental health and experiences of sexual harassment.

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A closer look at the Childnet Film Competition

03 April 2018

As part of Childnet’s work in the UK Safer Internet Centre, we recently launched the Childnet Film Competition 2018.

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Facebook - Privacy checks and third party apps

29 March 2018

In the wake of news about Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, many people are considering how their personal data is used and stored on Facebook, including how third party apps can have access to your profile and personal information. This blog looks at some practical steps you can take to manage your information.

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New research highlights – looking at digital relationships

27 March 2018

The UKCCIS Evidence Group have launched two new Research Highlights summarising recent research from the UK Safer Internet Centre and Childnet International looking at digital relationships and online sexual harassment.