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Online grooming
In depth information and key advice on online grooming for parents and carers.
Lesson plan and supporting resources for secondary aged pupils focussing on grooming. 
Online grooming
In depth information and key advice on online grooming and how to report it, for teachers and professionals.
New Childline campaign raises awareness of online grooming.
Childline’s new campaign, #ListenToYourSelfie, aims to help young people spot the signs of online abuse and grooming.
Online grooming
Information and advice on grooming for 11-18 year olds.
Need help?
Help for parents & carers on how to respond to online issues.
Need help?
Help for specific concerns including reporting, responding to disclosures and safeguarding queries.
Advice on key topics
Detailed information on a range of key online safety topics including sexting, grooming and social media.
New resource equips teachers to tackle e-safety issues
As issues such as cyber-bullying and online grooming cause increasing concern, a new training resource – ’Know IT All’ for Trainees and Teachers – is launched today, designed to empower teachers and trainee teachers at secondary level to better understand, tackle and teach e-safety issues to children.
Always tell someone if anything upsets you online (this section offers advice on how to approach the subject of who to tell and how to tell if something or someone has upset you online) 
How do we protect young people online?
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.
Where did it all begin
Find out about Childnet's achievements and projects since it was set up in 1995.
Empowering parents to talk about internet safety
This year we have delivered internet safety sessions to 3500 parents and carers.  Our evaluation has shown how the sessions have helped build parents confidence, giving them the skills to talk to their children about staying safe online.  
IWF Research
Today, 10 March, the IWF have released a study into Child abuse images: youth-produced sexual content online.  This blog outlines the key risks and provides advice to those working with children and young people. 
Childnet Activity Days
Each year the Childnet Education Team visit schools across the UK delivering internet safety sessions for pupils, parents and careers, and staff members.  Here are this year's highlights.  
Childnet’s Jenny’s Story DVD – updated version now available
Childnet announced today that its Jenny’s Story DVD resource which was originally launched in January 2005 has been updated and is now available from the Childnet office.
Who do you ‘meet’ online – new video lesson for use with 6-9 year olds
We have just launched the latest of our free video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks.
Take the Safer Internet Day Quiz
Test your online safety knowledge with the Safer Internet Day Quiz. 
Online Safety Bill – Second Reading
On Friday, the Online Safety Bill tabled by Baroness Howe received its second hearing. 
There’s still time to book your Childnet education visit
Our Education Team members run internet safety sessions for pupils, parents, carers, and staff members.
What do I need to know?
Key advice for parents and carers including conversation starters.
A collaborative approach to online safety
Read how for the last 20 years we've worked in partnership with others around the world to create initiatives that bring about positive change.  
A parents and carers guide to online entertainment and socialising during COVID-19
In this blog we will share some of the ways in which young people’s experiences online have changed during the pandemic and highlight some of the opportunities that online entertainment and socialising can provide.
This week in parliament
A roundup of some of the important internet safety discussions and events that have been happening in parliament in the last week.
Hot topics – find out more information about the topics affecting young people
Our parents and carers section of our website is full of useful information about the key things impacting on the lives of young people online.
Online radicalisation and extremism
Need for an open and ongoing dialogue in our communities – among children, young people, parents, carers, schools and wider – to ensure that young people have the skills to be critical thinkers online and are resilient to online extremism, whether from groups like Islamic State or far right groups and others.  
From social media to gaming - what’s affecting your child online
As a parent or carer, trying to understand your child’s online life can sometimes feel daunting. That is why our team of educational experts have created these hot topics with advice on how to handle some of the biggest issues young people face online.
Be careful who you trust online
Not everyone online has good intentions.  Here's our advice to help young people if someone online makes them feel uncomfortable or asks them to do things that they do not wish to do online.
Cyberbullying resources for parents and teachers
We have numerous resources, for both parents and for teachers and professionals, to help you if you think a young person is being bullied online.
Safer Internet Day 2020 Press Release
Research finds that being online is both liberating and limiting for children
Childnet addresses European health professionals
CEO gives key note speech at EUSUHM Congress 2007. Childnet’s Chief Executive, Stephen Carrick-Davies travelled to Tampere in Finland this week to give a keynote speech to health professionals at the European Union for School and University Health and Medicine (EUSUHM) congress.
New UK Safer Internet Centre Website
As one of three charities in the UK Safer Internet Centre we've been working on the launch of the brand new UK Safer Internet Centre Website!
Message from the Chair
Childnet Chair, Tink Palmer, reflects on her time as a Childnet board member sharing some of her highlights from the last 9 years.  
Social media and mental health - Advice for teachers and parents 
Following the survey results from the Royal Society for Public Health we look at how parents and teachers can talk to young people about issues such as self-esteem and body image as well as the role and influence of image in their lives.
The impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health
The UK Safer Internet Centre has responded to The Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.
Launch of internet safety toolkit for secondary teachers
Safer Internet Day 2010 will see the launch of a new toolkit of internet safety resources for secondary teachers. The Know IT All for Secondary toolkit has been developed to provide secondary school teachers with clear and practical resources covering key issues relating to developing young people’s skills in keeping safe online as well as equipping them to deal with risks. This comprehensive resource has been developed by children’s charity Childnet International, with the support of the TDA and the UK Council for Child Internet Safety and Becta.
NSPCC and LGfL Digisafe research on children’s experiences online
The NSPCC and LGfL Digisafe have released the first Snapshot from a survey of almost 40,000 7-16 year-olds, exploring their experiences online. This snapshot looks at children sending and receiving sexual messages. 
Who should you tell? New video for use with 6-9 year olds.
We have just launched the latest of our free video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks. This video focusses on who young people should tell if something worries them online.  
Book your school’s online safety visit with the Childnet Education Team
In-person and virtual online safety sessions available in September and October 2021.
New Staff Led Online Safety Presentation for Parents and Carers
Childnet have published a new presentation to be led by school staff to advise parents and carers about online safety.
Free resources for teachers
We look at some of the free resources available to help teachers with their digital footprint as well as information about where to go if they need advice.
Keeping children happy and safe online during COVID-19
As UK schools close, or run at a limited capacity as a result of COVID-19, we know that parents and carers are having to manage their child’s use of technology and help them learn remotely. This can feel overwhelming but we are here to help!
Free cyberbullying resources for teachers
Following research by YoungMinds and The Children’s Society, we look at some resources that teachers can use to talk to their students about cyberbullying. 
Help – my child wants to play games that are too old for them
In this blog we will take a closer look at the ratings in games, give you practical ways to respond to your child and signpost places to find alternative games that are more appropriate.
Safer Internet Day 2017 Press Release
Safer Internet Day 2017 showcases the power of image in today’s digital youth culture
Back to School: Social Media advice for teachers from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline
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.
Advice for Professionals this Anti-Bullying Week
Kat Tremlett, a practitioner on the Professionals Online Safety Helpline, gives her advice for professionals who are concerned about cyberbullying this Anti-Bullying Week.