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Meet the Childnet Film Competition Judges: Joanna van der Meer: BFI

Posted on 20 April 2018

This is Joanna’s 7th year of judging the Childnet Film Competition, find out more about her role at the BFI and thoughts on judging the Childnet Film Competition. 

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

Posted on 18 April 2018

Phoebe, an Education Officer at Childnet, looks at the ways you can start a conversation about online safety with your family.

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The impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health

Posted on 16 April 2018

The UK Safer Internet Centre has responded to The Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.

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New Staff Led Online Safety Presentation for Parents and Carers

Posted on 13 April 2018

Childnet have published a new presentation to be led by school staff to advise parents and carers about online safety.

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Meet the Childnet Film Competition Judges: David Austin, Chief Executive, BBFC

Posted on 12 April 2018

This is the 9th time that David Austin is returning to judge the Childnet Film Competition, find out more about his role at the BBFC and thoughts on judging the Film Competition. 

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Picture This – drama resource about sexting Updated for 2018

Posted on 11 April 2018

Educators can now access the updated version of our educational resource looking at issues around sexting.

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Safer Internet Day 2018 reaches 45% of young people in the UK

Posted on 10 April 2018

The Safer Internet Day 2018 Impact Report has been published by the UK Safer Internet Centre.

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Digital leaders develop alternative online safety education facility in school

Posted on 06 April 2018

Childnet Digital Leaders from Sarah Bonnell School in London educate their peers using outstanding alternative education strategies and demonstrate how the Digital Leaders Programme can transform online safety provision in schools. 

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38% of teachers aware of pupils they teach sexually harassing other pupils

Posted on 05 April 2018

This week NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union published research into pupil wellbeing, mental health and experiences of sexual harassment.

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A closer look at the Childnet Film Competition

Posted on 03 April 2018

As part of our work in the UK Safer Internet Centre, we recently launched the Childnet Film Competition 2018. 

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