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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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From Stories to posts: How to spot advertising on Instagram

Posted on 19 March 2019

From bloggers and ‘Instagram stars’ to celebrities, there are a lot of people on Instagram sharing sponsored posts or product endorsements. In this blog we share our top tips for being a critical thinker when it comes to advertising on Instagram.

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Why is online sexual harassment an issue for women and girls?

Posted on 08 March 2019

Project deSHAME Lead, Maithreyi Rajeshkumar, writes on the experiences of girls when facing online sexual harassment this International Women's Day.

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UK Safer Internet Centre Public Report Released

Posted on 05 March 2019

As UKSIC embarks on its fifth phase of co-funding from the European Commission, we look back at the achievements of the Centre over the last thirty months in our end-of-phase report.

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Share a Digiduck Story this World Book Day!

Posted on 05 March 2019

The theme of World Book Day 2019 on Thursday 7th March is ‘Share a Story'. Childnet’s Digiduck stories provide wonderful sharing opportunities for the classroom, out of school settings, and at home.

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How can teachers and professionals use the children’s section of the Childnet website?

Posted on 04 March 2019

The Childnet website has a new exciting addition for children aged 8-11 years old. This blog looks at how teachers and professionals can use the new information specifically developed for children aged 8-11 years old to help support them.

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How was Safer Internet Day in your school?

Posted on 25 February 2019

We are calling all teachers to evaluate Safer Internet Day 2019; you could even win a £50 Amazon voucher!

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Digital Resilience – new resource for 11-14s

Posted on 22 February 2019

Digital resilience is a key skill that we want young people to develop, as part of Childnet’s work in the UK Safer Internet Centre we have created a new lesson plan to help young people aged 11-14 manage their lives online and to help others.

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New Primary Pages – Guidance for parents and carers

Posted on 20 February 2019

The Childnet website has a new exciting addition for children aged 8-11 years old. This blog will look at how parents and carers can use the new information specifically developed for children aged 8-11 years old to support their family. New Primary Pages – Guidance for parents and carers

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Digital Champions meet for the first time to inspire other Childnet Digital Leaders across the country.

Posted on 19 February 2019

The Digital Champions had their kick-off day on 22nd January at Facebook HQ and this day was a chance for the young people to get to know each other, find out more about their role as a Digital Champion and lots lots more.

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