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Tablet use on the rise

19 October 2014

Ofcom’s latest report, Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report, has revealed that almost half of children aged 5-15 go online using a tablet computer, twice as many as in 2013.

Interestingly, tablets are close to taking over as the main device that children use...

New legislation on sharing sexually explicit pictures in UK

16 October 2014

12 th October was an important day for the Safer Internet Centre. The Secretary of State Chris Grayling announced that people who maliciously share sexually explicit pictures of former partners will face prosecution under new laws.

The change will cover the sharing of images both online...

UK Safer Internet Centre launches leaflets for foster carers and adoptive parents

14 October 2014

Childnet, partners in the UK Safer Internet Centre, have worked together with Islington Council to create leaflets for foster carers and adoptive parents .

The leaflets, which are free to download and easy to print, include top tips and conversation starters to help foster...

Youth Manifesto - have your say

08 October 2014

Do you agree that schools should do more to educate children and young people on staying safe online? Do you think there should be more freedom online? Do you want better online reporting systems?

The Youth Manifesto project is now calling on young people to vote on the proposals...

Anti-Bullying Week 2014

02 October 2014

The Anti-Bullying Alliance is calling on all schools and the wider community to take action against bullying this Anti-Bullying Week.

Taking place from the 17-21 November 2014, Anti-Bullying Week highlights the impact of bullying on children and young people in schools, communities...