Research shows that 69% of teachers are stressed at work and people are leaving the profession at a faster rate than ever before, but we don’t need academic research to see that teaching has become an increasingly stressful job. Carmel Glassbrook, Professionals Online Safety Helpline Practitioner, offers her top tips to help educators look after themselves .
Online hate speech is a growing problem, with abusive comments from peers one of the key causes of upset online for young people. This is why UK Safer Internet Centre partner, SWGfL, is working alongside European partners to help deliver SELMA, a two year project that aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect.
Barefoot and SWGfL are excited to announce a new resource, Pizza Party! Created for pupils aged 9-11, it brings data collection and analysis to life through the power of pizza! This is a 5 lesson resource that explores Italy and the logistics of planning a pizza party, including copyright, effective searching on the internet and use of data modeling using spreadsheets. And it all culminates in a class pizza party!