Image of Childnet Film Competition 2019 – taking a closer look at the prizes

Childnet Film Competition 2019 – taking a closer look at the prizes

23 May 2019

The prizes for the Film Competition have arrived! The prizes will be given at the finalists’ event at the BFI in London on the 3rd of July and will be awarded for the first, second and third placed entries in both categories. This means any team who is shortlisted will be winning a...

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Hack online hate with the SELMA Toolkit

22 May 2019

The SELMA Toolkit is an interactive set of tools and materials to support young people to understand what hate speech is, how it affects them and those around them, and what we can do together to make a difference.

Image of Barefoot - Computing through the power of pizza

Barefoot - Computing through the power of pizza

03 May 2019

Barefoot and SWGfL are excited to announce a new resource, Pizza Party! Created for pupils aged 9-11, it brings data collection and analysis to life through the power of pizza! This is a 5 lesson resource that explores Italy and the logistics of planning a pizza party, including copyright, effective searching on the internet and use of data modeling using spreadsheets. And it all culminates in a class pizza party!

Image of SELMA - Exploring the consequences of online hate speech

SELMA - Exploring the consequences of online hate speech

18 April 2019

SELMA is a project co-funded by the European Commission which aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect.

Image of Safer Internet Day 2019 reaches more children and young people than ever before!

Safer Internet Day 2019 reaches more children and young people than ever before!

09 April 2019

With over 2,100 organisations across the UK coming together and planning activities to celebrate the day and thousands supporting the #SaferInternetDay social media campaign, this year Safer Internet Day was bigger than ever!

Image of ‘Film is a powerful way of educating others and yourself’ Why you should enter the Childnet Film Competition 2019

‘Film is a powerful way of educating others and yourself’ Why you should enter the Childnet Film Competition 2019

05 April 2019

Want to know what it’s like to enter (and win) the Childnet Film Competition? We spoke to Jude, who won the competition in 2016, about his experience of entering and the impact it has had on both him and his school

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Advice for schools on responding to online challenges

03 April 2019

We have written this advice for professionals on how to respond to any other craze or hoax they may come across.

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From Stories to posts: How to spot advertising on Instagram

19 March 2019

From bloggers and ‘Instagram stars’ to celebrities, we share our top tips for being a critical thinker when it comes to advertising on Instagram.

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New Swiggle protects children as they take their first net steps

14 March 2019

After 18 months of development, the Online Safety experts at SWGfL are proud to announce the launch of the new child friendly search engine, Swiggle.org.uk.

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Children’s charity call on all to ‘Step Up, Speak Up’ to end sexual harassment online

14 March 2019

New educational resources, ‘Step Up, Speak Up!’, have been published today by children’s charity Childnet as part of a Europe-wide project to tackle online sexual harassment carried out by young people.