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Practical resources addressing online pornography

Posted on 26 September 2019

Research released this week by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has looked into pornography and the way that young people access it. The research found that more than half of young people had seen pornography online, including children as young as seven.

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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.


Introducing ‘Snap Maps’ - the new location sharing feature in Snapchat

Posted on 22 June 2017

Today Snapchat introduced a new feature, the ‘Snap Map’. This location based map allows users to see where in the country their Snapchat contacts are, as well as seeing location based photos and videos.


StopLookListen17: Prevent and respond to cyberbullying

Posted on 17 March 2017

Improve your school or organisation’s approach to cyberbullying this National Safeguarding Month.


How to engage young people when teaching online safety

Posted on 03 February 2017

With Safer Internet Day 2017 around the corner, our education officer Ellie Proffitt offers her advice for teachers wanting to engage young people in online safety.

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Helpful resources for the festive period

Posted on 23 December 2016

Christmas is a great time to spend with family and an opportunity to talk together about how to have a positive and safe time online. Here are some Childnet resources that we think you may find helpful during the festive period.

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Twitter Webinar on reporting for Digital Leader Schools

Posted on 15 December 2016

A Twitter Webinar on reporting for our Digital Leader Schools took place just over a month ago. Here are some of the main issues and responses that came up. 

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Digital Leaders top internet tips

Posted on 05 December 2016

Childnet Digital Leaders are championing digital citizenship with six of their top internet safety tips.

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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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Staying safe online this summer

Posted on 13 July 2016

Get ready for the summer holidays with our e-safety advice for parents