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Schools, Fake Accounts and RIPAs - advice from the POSH Helpline

Posted on 24 May 2018

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline give advice for schools, in this blog they look at what to do about fake accounts on social media.


Film Competition 2018 – things to do before you enter

Posted on 23 May 2018

With just over 2 weeks left to enter the Childnet Film Competition we look at some of the key things to know before you send in your entry!

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New advice for schools about supporting young victims of peer to peer sexual violence and harassment

Posted on 18 May 2018

Our blog looks at the The Department for Education's advice on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment between Children in Schools and Colleges and puts it in context with findings from Childnet’s Project deSHAME.


One month left to enter the Childnet Film Competition

Posted on 11 May 2018

The Childnet Film Competition is a great opportunity for young people to get creative and share online safety messages in video form. We have some great prizes up for grabs again this year which can be won for the entrant’s school or youth club.  


A parent’s guide to YouTube Restricted Mode

Posted on 09 May 2018

In this blog we explore the safety feature ‘Restricted Mode’ on YouTube; looking at how it works and some things to be aware of when using it.  

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GDPR is coming, but what does it mean to my school?

Posted on 08 May 2018

This blog looks at what GDPR means and what is needed in order to be compliant with this new law

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Critical Thinking - New Hot Topic

Posted on 03 May 2018

The Childnet website now includes three new Hot Topics on the subject of Critical Thinking, these Hot Topics contain advice for Young People, Teachers and Professionals, and Parents and Carers.

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Meet the Childnet Film Competition Judges: Catherine McAllister, BBC

Posted on 26 April 2018

Find out more about Catherine's role at the BBC and why she’s supporting Film Competition.

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Age Restrictions on Social Media Services

Posted on 25 April 2018

This blog looks at what age restrictions are in place across the most popular social media services, why they exist and what our advice is for parents and young people.


Meet the Childnet Film Competition Judges: Joanna van der Meer: BFI

Posted on 20 April 2018

This is Joanna’s 7th year of judging the Childnet Film Competition, find out more about her role at the BFI and thoughts on judging the Childnet Film Competition. 

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