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SWGfL unveils new and improved 360 Degree Safe

15 May 2017

360 Degree Safe just got better. How SWGfL's award-winning online safety self-review tool has undergone a major upgrade, making it more secure, reliable and user friendly.

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Bursting the Bubble: Why Online Safety Education needs to evolve

06 March 2017

How do we know that online safety education programmes are making a difference? In this blog Ken Corish outlines the case for developing a set of standards for online safety to develop resilience in children and young people.

Image of Inspecting Keeping Children Safe Online – Bett Seminar

Inspecting Keeping Children Safe Online – Bett Seminar

26 January 2017

SWGfL launch annual assessment report of school online safety performance at the 2016 Bett Show

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New cyberbullying guidance and resources for schools

17 November 2016

Our new cyberbullying guidance and online safety toolkit for use in PSHE lessons.

Is your organisation taking good care of personal data?

21 June 2016

Schools are now using more and more services to provide a seamless education experience for staff and, most importantly, pupils. Services like iCloud, Google for education, Capita, Dropbox and a wealth of other cloud services are now available.

Add into this mix smartphones, iPads,...

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6 smart steps to SnapChat success

15 June 2016

What does SnapChat do?

SnapChat is a picture and video sharing app with an ephemeral nature. This means that the pictures/videos taken and shared are only viewable for up to 10 seconds before they disappear from the recipient's phone. SnapChat also provide fun filters to add to your...

Online Safety - Radicalisation

02 December 2014

The UK Safer Internet Centre has taken the unusual step of publishing this special bulletin to all Local Safeguarding Children Boards due to the unprecedented online threats posed to children across the UK from radicalisation and extremism.

Whilst many LSCBs have well established PREVENT...

Instant Messaging Apps

16 May 2014

Over the last few months quite a few new messaging apps have been released giving young people different spaces to share secrets anonymously online (Whisper and Yik Yak to name a couple).

Just as a Sat Nav uses Global Positioning System (GPS) data to locate where you are in your car, these apps...