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A parent’s guide to YouTube Restricted Mode

10 May 2018

In this blog we explore the safety feature ‘Restricted Mode’ on YouTube; looking at how it works and some things to be aware of when using it.

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GDPR is coming, but what does it mean to my school?

04 May 2018

General Data Protection Regulation is a change in the legislation regarding how personal data can be stored and used and it comes into effect on the 25th May 2018. But what does it actually mean for schools?

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Having an open and honest conversation about online safety – 5 questions for parents

03 May 2018

In this blog from Childnet, a Partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, Education Officer Phoebe looks at the ways you can start a conversation about online safety with your family.

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YouTube announce new parental controls for YouTube Kids

30 April 2018

Google have announced that it will add more parental controls to its YouTube Kids app.

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Age Restrictions on Social Media Services

25 April 2018

This blog looks at what age restrictions are in place across the most popular social media services, why they exist and what our advice is for parents and young people.

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