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New for 2020 – Second Part of the STAR SEN Toolkit launched

Posted on 03 February 2020

Childnet is delighted to announce the launch of new resources for our STAR SEN toolkit for supporting young people with special educational needs.


7 in 10 young people have used expiring content in the last year – new research from Childnet

Posted on 21 January 2020

Childnet publish snapshot into children’s use and experiences of expiring content

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7 in 10 children are using voice assisted technology

Posted on 24 September 2018

Childnet have released new research providing a snapshot into how regularly young people use voice assisted technology, and the many ways in which they use it.

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Press release: UK youth targeted with sexual harassment on the internet

Posted on 06 December 2017

Childnet has today published research as part of a Europe-wide project that reveals that young people across the UK are being targeted by their peers with online sexual harassment.

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Staying safe online in the summer holidays

Posted on 17 July 2017

Online safety advice to help you keep your children safe during the summer holidays


BFFC Chief Executive announced as Film Competition judge

Posted on 06 April 2017

We are delighted to announce the first of our judges for the 2017 Childnet Film Competition, David Austin, Chief Executive of the BBFC. 


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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Safer Internet Day 2017 set to be biggest yet as free resources launched to help schools get involved

Posted on 09 January 2017

Safer Internet Day is the UK’s biggest campaign to inspire children and young people to ‘Be the change’ and use technology positively and responsibly. To help schools get involved on 7th February 2017, the UK Safer Internet Centre has launched a range of new resources that explore the power of image and video in young people’s digital lives. 

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Third of 3-4s now have their own media device

Posted on 16 December 2016

Ofcom research finds that 34% of 3-4 year olds own their own media device such as a tablet or games console.

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Join Childnet as Communications Officer

Posted on 18 August 2016

An exciting opportunity to join our small, dynamic charity as Communications Officer and play a key role in the delivery of the award-winning Safer Internet Day campaign that reached 40% of UK children in 2016. 

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