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Government launches call for evidence on relationships and sex education

19 December 2017

The government is asking parents, teachers and young people from across England to help shape a new relationships and sex education curriculum that will help them stay safe and face the challenges of the modern world.

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Latest research shows young people feel pressured into sharing nudes

14 December 2017

SWGfL has published new research into sexting behaviour among young people.

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Help shape research into sexting among young people

05 July 2017

We are asking schools and 11-18s to take part in our surveys to help us gain a better understanding of sexting among young people.

Majority of parents have not discussed sexting with their children

16 August 2016

A survey of parents launched today by the NSPCC finds that just 2 in 5 parents have spoken to their child about sexting.

Only 42% parents have discussed sexting with children at least once, while nearly 3 in 5 have not discussed it at all, despite 73% believing it is "...

Parents call for education to address sexting

03 August 2016

A recent report from the PSHE Association found that parents want schools to do more to educate children about the risks of sending sexual messages and images.

The online survey of 1,159 parents by YouGov showed that 78% were either fairly or very concerned about sexting,...

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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...

Impact of online pornography on children

15 June 2016

Over half of 11-16 year olds exposed to online pornography.

Today the Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England, the NSPCC and Middlesex University launched a new report, ‘I wasn’t sure it was normal to watch it’ , a Quantitative and Qualitative Examination of the...

Young people share their perspectives of sexual harassment online

26 April 2016

Sexual harassment in schools inquiry launched, as new research shows young people's experiences both online and offline.

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched the first parliamentary inquiry into the scale and impact of sexual harassment and sexual violence in...

Crossing the Line - the trailer

16 February 2016

In March 2016, the UK Safer Internet Centre will be launching our Cyberbullying Guidance and Teaching Resources , which will help schools understand, prevent and respond to cyberbullying.

Created with support from the Government Equalities Office and the European Commission...

Responding To and Managing Sexting Incidents: Updated Advice for Schools

14 January 2016

In September 2015 the National Police Chief Council released a statement on the procedure they have to take when a ‘sexting’ incident is reported to the police. As a result SWGfL and the UK Safer Internet Centre have updated their advice for schools when responding and managing a sexting...