Exploring critical thinking online

Posted on 18 January 2017

This Safer Internet Day we are helping to build key digital skills for a digital generation; and critical thinking is at the heart of this. 


Safer Internet Day Photography Campaign

Posted on 13 January 2017

The national youth photography campaign explores the power of images in digital youth culture.


How to avoid in-app purchases

Posted on 12 January 2017

Our top tips for avoiding accidental in-app purchases.


Safer Internet Day 2017 set to be biggest yet as free resources launched to help schools get involved

Posted on 09 January 2017

Safer Internet Day is the UK’s biggest campaign to inspire children and young people to ‘Be the change’ and use technology positively and responsibly. To help schools get involved on 7th February 2017, the UK Safer Internet Centre has launched a range of new resources that explore the power of image and video in young people’s digital lives. 

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Safer Internet Day Thunderclap launched!

Posted on 06 January 2017

Sign up now to the Safer Internet Day Thunderclap!

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New Growing up Digital report from the Children’s commissioner

Posted on 05 January 2017

Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England today published the Growing Up Digital report which explores how well children are prepared to engage with the internet.


Digital New Year’s resolutions for 2017

Posted on 04 January 2017

New Year is a great time to set yourself new resolutions. Here are three digital resolutions that we think are key going in to 2017.


Helpful resources for the festive period

Posted on 23 December 2016

Christmas is a great time to spend with family and an opportunity to talk together about how to have a positive and safe time online. Here are some Childnet resources that we think you may find helpful during the festive period.

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Safer Internet Day 2017 - Education Packs Launch

Posted on 22 December 2016

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 Safer Internet Day Education Packshave now been launched!

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Facebook Launch Parents Portal

Posted on 19 December 2016

Facebook have launched a new advice area, the Parents Portal. This portal is designed to help parents make the most out of their Facebook account, whilst also giving tips and information on how to keep themselves and their children safe online.