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Staying safe online in the summer holidays

Posted on 17 July 2017

Online safety advice to help you keep your children safe during the summer holidays

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BFFC Chief Executive announced as Film Competition judge

Posted on 06 April 2017

We are delighted to announce the first of our judges for the 2017 Childnet Film Competition, David Austin, Chief Executive of the BBFC. 

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How do we protect young people online?

Posted on 09 March 2017

The news today of a man who posed as Justin Bieber online and has subsequently been charged with more than 900 child sex-related crimes in Australia, raises significant concerns on how to protect children online.

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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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Third of 3-4s now have their own media device

Posted on 16 December 2016

Ofcom research finds that 34% of 3-4 year olds own their own media device such as a tablet or games console.

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Join Childnet as Communications Officer

Posted on 18 August 2016

An exciting opportunity to join our small, dynamic charity as Communications Officer and play a key role in the delivery of the award-winning Safer Internet Day campaign that reached 40% of UK children in 2016. 

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Press release: Trust Me launch

Posted on 20 May 2016

Trust Me: New resource from Childnet helps young people become critical thinkers online

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Digital Leaders 100 - vote for us!

Posted on 07 April 2016

Vote for the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme to win Charity Digital Leader of the Year within Digital Leaders 100. 

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Childnet launch the 7th Childnet Film Competition - press release

Posted on 30 March 2016

E-safety charity, Childnet, have launched the 7th Childnet Film Competition to encourage young people aged 7-18 to create a short film to educate their peers about staying safe online.

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Childnet 20th anniversary report

Posted on 27 October 2015

To mark two decades working in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children, we’ve produced a special 20th anniversary report. 

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