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Should young people be left to their own devices at school?

24 May 2019

Should young people be allowed to bring their own devices into school? Some schools ban; some schools allow; and some have a hybrid policy, but what is the correct answer? David Wright, SWGfL and UKSIC Director looks at the case for and against BYOD.

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Childnet Film Competition 2019 – taking a closer look at the prizes

23 May 2019

The prizes for the Film Competition have arrived! The prizes will be given at the finalists’ event at the BFI in London on the 3rd of July and will be awarded for the first, second and third placed entries in both categories. This means any team who is shortlisted will be winning a...

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Hack online hate with the SELMA Toolkit

22 May 2019

The SELMA Toolkit is an interactive set of tools and materials to support young people to understand what hate speech is, how it affects them and those around them, and what we can do together to make a difference.

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Consultation now Open: Appropriate Filtering and Monitoring for Education Settings

21 May 2019

The UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC) has reviewed its 'appropriate' filtering and monitoring definitions and is publishing these as a draft for consultation. The definitions aim to help both schools and providers understand what is considered 'appropriate'. The consultation is open to industry, schools and the public until 14th June 2019.

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Introducing the Childnet Film Competition Judges

20 May 2019

Entries for the Childnet Film Competition close on Monday 10th June, so with less than one month left to enter we look at some of the key things to know, including a sneak peek at this year’s judging panel!

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