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Online gaming: updated guidance for parents

Posted on 24 July 2017

 From virtual reality to the latest advice: our updated guide will help parents and carers get to grips with their children’s online gaming

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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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Group Chats - the new digital Etiquette

Posted on 10 August 2016

Group chats on messaging services like WhatsApp, Facebook messenger and Kik have become incresasingly popular. Read our advice about how to navigate these and what to do about unkind behaviour and having strangers added to group chats.

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Safety tools on online services update

Posted on 26 July 2016

Updated information for parents about Smart TVs and safety tools for social networking sites

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Empowering parents through our education sessions

Posted on 15 July 2016

Read how our education sessions this academic year have been empowering parents and carers to talk to their child about staying safe online.

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Common online safety questions from parents

Posted on 02 June 2016

The Childnet Education Team share the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions they get whilst delivering education sessions in schools

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‘What is…?’ Get the low-down on the latest social media trends

Posted on 14 April 2016

We’ve pulled together 5 of the most popular, newer networks that young people are using, and given you a breakdown of what they do and why young people like them.

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Digiduck evaluation - last terms voucher winner announced

Posted on 17 September 2015

Out of all the parents, carers and staff members who have completed the Digiduck Evaluation survey last term, we have selected one person to receive a £25 amazon voucher! 

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Talking to young children about e-safety

Posted on 27 August 2015

Research, published today, finds that parents are reluctant to discuss internet safety but at Childnet we have lots of resources that can help make it easy.  

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Family agreement

Posted on 17 August 2015

To support parents in creating a family agreement we have put together some free advice and a family agreement template.

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