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Giving young people the platform to talk about pornography

Posted on 17 April 2019

New educational resources looking at pornography online launching soon

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Young people give their experiences of online consent.

Posted on 15 April 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019 centred around the theme of consent online, so we asked the Youth Advisory Board for their experiences of online consent, and why they thought education around this was important.

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Young people across Europe come together to end peer-based sexual harassment online

Posted on 11 April 2019

Today we are hosting a Europe wide event to launch our brand new educational resources that help young people tackle online sexual harassment.

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Safer Internet Day 2019 reaches more children and young people than ever before!

Posted on 09 April 2019

With over 2,100 organisations across the UK coming together and planning activities to celebrate the day and thousands supporting the #SaferInternetDay social media campaign, this year Safer Internet Day was bigger than ever!

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Childnet statement on Online Harms White Paper published by Government

Posted on 08 April 2019

Today 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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Find out more about how you can tackle online Sexual Harassment at the 'Step Up, Speak Up' launch

Posted on 04 April 2019

The youth-led event in Brussels will bring together young people and experts from the UK, Denmark and Hungary who have been working on the issue of online sexual harassment for the past two years.

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Advice for schools on responding to online challenges

Posted on 03 April 2019

Our Education Team have recently seen an increase in the number of teachers asking them about online challenges and crazes. We have written this advice for professionals on how to respond to this and any other craze or hoax they may come across.

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‘Film is a powerful way of educating others and yourself’ Why you should enter the Childnet Film Competition 2019

Posted on 01 April 2019

Want to know what it’s like to enter (and win) the Childnet Film Competition? We spoke to Jude, who won the competition in 2016, about his experience of entering and the impact it has had on both him and his school.

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Step Up, Speak Up! New resources to address peer based online sexual harassment with 13-17s

Posted on 26 March 2019

Childnet’s Education and Youth Engagement Manager Ellie Proffitt discusses how you can use Childnet’s latest resource to raise awareness of online sexual harassment amongst young people and help to increase reporting.

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Harness the power of youth voice in online education.

Posted on 21 March 2019

Will Gardner, CEO of Childnet, looks at the ways in which educators can harness the power of young people in online safety education. 

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