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What is TikTok? Looking at the latest lip-syncing app

Posted on 02 November 2018

TikTok – which used to be called Musical.ly, is a social networking app that young people can use to generate and share their own short videos and lip sync to popular audio clips.

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Childnet announced as member of the UKCIS Executive Board

Posted on 31 October 2018

The Government today announced the full list of organisations that will sit on the Executive Board of the UK Council for Internet Safety (formerly the UK Council for Child Online Safety).

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Young people give their thoughts on Voice Assisted Technology

Posted on 09 October 2018

Our latest piece of research found that 70% of young people have used voice assisted technology in the last year.

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Childnet’s response to the Government's consultation on Age Appropriate Design

Posted on 26 September 2018

Recently, Childnet submitted a response to the Information Commissioner’s (ICO) call for evidence in its development of the Age Appropriate Design Code.

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Get back to school ready with these online safety resources

Posted on 04 September 2018

As the new academic year starts, we look at some of the free resources available to help you to get back to school ready!

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Back to School: Social Media advice for teachers from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline

Posted on 31 August 2018

In this blog, Kat Tremlett – Professionals Online Safety Helpline Practitioner, looks at some of the key questions posed by teachers about how to manage the growing role of social media.

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Teachers’ role in the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme

Posted on 14 August 2018

Whilst young people are leading the way in the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme, this blog looks at the important role that teachers play too. 

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Privacy settings on Instagram - answering some FAQs

Posted on 03 August 2018

In this blog we are looking to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Instagram and the privacy settings that are available on the app.

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British Film Institute train Digital Leaders competition winners

Posted on 25 July 2018

Last term we challenged the Childnet Digital Leaders to create an engaging film to explain what they like about their role as Digital Leaders.  The schools entered for a chance to win training from the British Film Institute and the Childnet Education team.

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Screen Time and Healthy Balance – New Hot Topic

Posted on 05 June 2018

The Childnet website now includes two new Hot Topics on the subject of Screen Time and Healthy Balance, these Hot Topics contain advice for Young People, and Teachers and Professionals.

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