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UK Schools Online Safety Policy and Practice Annual Report 2021 Released

26 May 2021

The annual UK Schools Online Safety Policy and Practice report looking at trends around online safety over the last year has been released. Read the key findings and download the report here.

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“This isn't a curriculum, it's a set of competencies.” – taking a closer look at ProjectEVOLVE

30 April 2021

Ken Corish (Online Safety Director for SWGfL and ProjectEVOLVE lead) talks about what ProjectEVOLVE is, how it supports professionals, the impact it is having, and the exciting new features that are on the horizon.

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Quarterly report from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline

23 April 2021

The POSH helpline has released its quarterly report for the start of the year from January to March. Carmel Glassbrook (helpline practitioner) breaks down the key findings around professional’s online safety

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360 early years and 360 groups to help children and young people stay safe online

15 April 2021

For more than ten years South West Grid for Learning has provided schools with a free of charge online safety self-review tool. Over 14,000 schools in the UK have used the 360 degree safe tool to improve their online safety policies and practices.

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Brand new educational resources for schools and educators to help them celebrate Safer Internet Day

12 November 2019

To support educators for Safer Internet Day 2020, the UK Safer Internet Centre - official coordinators of the day in the UK - have created a range of new educational resources focusing on a brand new theme.

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Why does my school need online safety training?

03 September 2019

Online safety just kind of happens... Right? Unfortunately not. Online safety training should be every school's priority, as it is a vital part of safeguarding and duty of care.

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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.

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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!

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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.