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Add some colour to your classroom with our free online safety posters

Posted on 14 August 2019

To help you add some colour to your classroom in 2019 we have created some free posters which cover key online safety topics and provide top tips for children and young people of all ages.

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The role of young people in Childnet’s work

Posted on 12 August 2019

Today is International Youth Day! Young people play a key part in all the work we do at Childnet. From being part of youth boards, to creating award winning resources for their peers, we truly believe that youth voice is key to creating a better and safer internet.

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How much screen time is okay for my child?

Posted on 09 August 2019

At Childnet we regularly visit schools across the UK and are often asked by parents and carers about screen time and the impact it has on their children. 

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Answering parents most frequently asked questions about Instagram

Posted on 02 August 2019

Instagram is a site that we see a lot of parents and carers asking questions about, whether these are about age limits and reporting or what the latest ‘insta’ slang is. In this blog, we answer some of the burning questions you may have about Instagram.

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From social media to gaming - what’s affecting your child online

Posted on 29 July 2019

As a parent or carer, trying to understand your child’s online life can sometimes feel daunting. That is why our team of educational experts have created these hot topics with advice on how to handle some of the biggest issues young people face online.

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Runners fundraise for Childnet by running the Asics London 10K

Posted on 23 July 2019

Four brave souls ran the 10K around Central London in support of Childnet on Sunday 21st July, and we’ve had a chat with some of them to find out a bit more about their stories.

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Help keep your children happy and safe online this summer holiday

Posted on 17 July 2019

Children and young people across the UK are getting ready to have more free time to spend with friends and family as the summer holidays get into full swing. In this blog we look at the ways in which parents and carers can help keep their children happy, creative and safe as they start to spend more time in the online world.

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Childnet respond to the Online Harms White Paper

Posted on 09 July 2019

Earlier this year the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Home Office published the Online Harms White Paper, outlining government proposals to make the internet a safer place.

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A parents guide to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Posted on 08 July 2019

Three years after Pokémon Go was released in the UK, the game’s creators have released a new game set in the magical world of Harry Potter.

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Announcing the winners of the Childnet Film Competition

Posted on 03 July 2019

Yesterday saw the finalist’s event of the Childnet Film Competition, where 6 talented schools got to see their films on the big screen at the BFI and find out who was taking home 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

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