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NSPCC publish report into young people’s use of online services

Posted on 11 September 2017

The NSPCC Net Aware Report 2017: “Freedom to express myself safely” aims to provide a snapshot of young people’s online lives. 

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New online safety agreement template

Posted on 01 September 2017

The internet is a very important part of our lives today and setting up an agreement can help ensure that everyone within your organisation/ group are safe when navigating the online world.

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Childnet Education Officer - A week in the life

Posted on 24 August 2017

As we recruit for a new Childnet Education Officer we look at what a typical week looks like from the view of the people who know the role the best.

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Livestreaming - top tips from young people

Posted on 23 August 2017

Our latest research into livestreaming habits among young people found that over 1 in 10 8-17 year olds have ‘gone live’. We asked a group of our Childnet Digital Leaders about their experiences of livestreaming and their top tips for other young people.

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Online hate 'as serious as face-to-face'

Posted on 21 August 2017

Today the Crown Prosecution Service pledges to treat online hate crimes as seriously as those committed face to face.

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What is it like being a Childnet Digital Leader?

Posted on 18 August 2017

We hear from three Childnet Digital Leaders as they look back at their time as part of the programme, giving an insight into what it means to be a Digital Leader.

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Half of UK girls have experienced some form of online harassment

Posted on 15 August 2017

Plan International UK have released the results of a survey showing that almost half of all girls in the UK have experienced some form of harassment or abuse on social media.

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Government to strengthen UK data protection law

Posted on 11 August 2017

New measures will give people greater control over their personal data, while the Government’s announcement about the age of consent has implications for teens and their social media use. 

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Safer Internet Day 2018 Theme Announced!

Posted on 02 August 2017

Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the new slogan

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A day in the life of a Childnet School Relations and Administration Assistant

Posted on 28 July 2017

In this blog we look at what a day in the life of a School Relations and Administration Assistant would look like.

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