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ChildLine and the Internet Watch Foundation form new partnership to help young people remove explicit images online

17 October 2013

Action taken as new survey reveals 60 per cent of young people have been asked for a sexual image or video and 40 per cent have created an image or video of themselves.

ChildLine and the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) are joining forces to ensure young people of 17 years...

Today is Ada Lovelace Day

14 October 2013

Tuesday 15th October is Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace Day celebrates the achievements of Ada Lovelace – the first computer programmer – as well as the achievements of women across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to provide inspiring role models and...

No Hate Speech Movement: Explained

02 October 2013

The No Hate Speech Movement is a Council of Europe initiative to raise awareness of hate speech online, and to combat it.

The campaign website has all information regarding the Movement, its aims, outcomes and news about what is happening. You can watch the campaign video...

New research concludes that most teachers don’t have access to basic Internet Safety training

17 September 2013

Based on data from over 3,000 schools, the report discloses the strength and weaknesses of wider e-Safety provision in schools in the UK. It concludes that the strongest aspects are still ‘policy and filtering’, whilst consistently the weakest area is still staff training. This report uses...

UKSIC joins call to bring sex education into the internet age

06 September 2013

This week, leading SRE experts have been calling on the UK government to update the teaching guidance for sex and relationships education.

At the UK Safer Internet Centre, we are calling on David Cameron to support and prioritise the update of the teaching guidance for SRE...