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Government launches consultation on online blocking

28 June 2012

The government has today launched a consultation to ask parents and businesses whether automatic online blocks should be introduced to help protect children from adult and harmful websites.

The consultation paper asks for views on three options for the best approach in...

IWF report catches sexual offender

25 June 2012

An anonymous public report to the Internet Watch Foundation led to a man’s arrest, conviction and the rescue of three children from sexual abuse.

Darren Leggett is starting an indeterminate seven year sentence today (21 June) after pleading guilty to more than 30 counts...

E-safety recognised in Ofsted's inspections from September

25 June 2012

Ofsted released the latest version of their school inspection handbook on June 22 which now features e safety. With the inclusion of e Safety, Ofsted (from September) have a range of indicators that evaluate the breadth of a schools safeguarding strategy to include the virtual spaces in which...

West of England ICT Conference 2012 - 4th July 2012

20 June 2012

The West of England ICT Conference 2012 promises to provide delegates with the opportunity to engage with good practice around ICT in education as well as engage with leading practitioners and pioneers in this field. There will also be opportunities to meet face-to-face with established...

Helpline shortlisted for 2 National Awards

06 June 2012

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline is extremely proud to announce that it has been shortlisted for two of the UK’s most highly revered Internet Awards. In May 2012 we were shortlisted for the 14th ISPA (Internet Service Providers Association) Awards in the “Internet Safety and Security”...

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