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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...

Are you 'Back To School' ready?

05 September 2013

Childnet's Back to School page containing selected resources for staff, parents and pupils is now live and accessible from the landing page, or at:

Our response to new safety features proposed by

19 August 2013

Earlier today, announced a series of measures they are proposing to make to improve user safety on their website. Find more here . Here is our response to this announcement:

"We are delighted by the changes proposed by Ask.FM today. Introducing additional moderation and safety...

Statement about Ask.FM's open letter

09 August 2013

The UK Safer Internet Centre welcomes the open letter posted by Ask.FM. Our thoughts and sympathies at this time are with Hannah Smith’s family and we will be supporting Leicestershire Police and other investigating agencies if needed.

We have been working with Ask.FM over recent months...

Comment on Prime Minister's speech on child internet safety

21 July 2013

This morning (22 July) the Prime Minister made a statement on government efforts to protect children online.

We welcome the Prime Minister making the clear distinction between the fight against online child sexual abuse content and efforts to prevent legal material being...