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Giving young people the platform to talk about pornography

Posted on 17 April 2019

New educational resources looking at pornography online launching soon

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Young people give their experiences of online consent.

Posted on 15 April 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019 centred around the theme of consent online, so we asked the Youth Advisory Board for their experiences of online consent, and why they thought education around this was important.

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Safer Internet Day 2019 reaches more children and young people than ever before!

Posted on 09 April 2019

With over 2,100 organisations across the UK coming together and planning activities to celebrate the day and thousands supporting the #SaferInternetDay social media campaign, this year Safer Internet Day was bigger than ever!

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Childnet statement on Online Harms White Paper published by Government

Posted on 08 April 2019

Today the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Home Office published the Online Harms White Paper, outlining government proposals to make the internet a safer place.

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Find out more about how you can tackle online Sexual Harassment at the 'Step Up, Speak Up' launch

Posted on 04 April 2019

The youth-led event in Brussels will bring together young people and experts from the UK, Denmark and Hungary who have been working on the issue of online sexual harassment for the past two years.

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Step Up, Speak Up! New resources to address peer based online sexual harassment with 13-17s

Posted on 26 March 2019

Childnet’s Education and Youth Engagement Manager Ellie Proffitt discusses how you can use Childnet’s latest resource to raise awareness of online sexual harassment amongst young people and help to increase reporting.

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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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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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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.

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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.  

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