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Sexting and the law
Sexting and the law How can you help pupils understand the different consequences of sexting?
Sexting
 In-depth information and advice on sexting for parents and carers.
YouTube stars join Home Office campaign about sexting
‘This is ABUSE’ campaign will cover issues such as consent, controlling behaviour and sexting. As part of ‘In the Know’, a phase of the Homes Offices ‘This is ABUSE’ campaign, YouTube stars Jamal Edwards, Mandem on the Wall and Twist and Pulse have created a series of blogs discussing issues such as consent, sexting and controlling behaviour.  
Majority of parents have not discussed sexting with their children
A survey of parents launched today by the NSPCC finds that just 2 in 5 parents have spoken to their child about sexting. 
Parents call for education to address sexting
A recent report from the PSHE Association found that parents want schools to do more to educate children about the risks of sending sexual messages and images.
Responding To and Managing Sexting Incidents: Updated Advice for Schools
Advice for schools from the UK Safer Internet Centre and SWGfL about responding to sexting incidents.
Teachers, lets talk about sexting.
New research has shown us, children as young as 10 are engaging in sexting.
Sexting
In depth information and key advice on pupils and sexting, for teachers and professionals.
Cyberbullying and sexting: What to do?
A leading psychiatrist has warned that a rise in cyberbullying and sexting among teenagers could lead to more adults with mental health problems. 
Picture This – drama resource about sexting Updated for 2018
Educators can now access the updated version of our educational resource looking at issues around sexting.
Online sexual harassment and sexting
Some forms of sexting can be classed as online sexual harassment, particularly when the sharing is non-consensual or an image has been shared in retaliation or 'revenge'.
Picture This (Drama activity about sexting)
A drama resource, play script and lesson plans for secondary teachers to educate teens about the consequences sexting.
New sexting guidance for schools released by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety
Childnet has worked together with the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) to develop new advice for schools and colleges about responding to sexting incidents and safeguarding young people.
Picture This
The 'Picture This' resource, for Key Stage 4 pupils, seeks  to educate young people about the consequences of sexting.
NASUWT survey results
Teaching union NASUWT has released the findings from its latest survey into social media abuse and misuse within schools. The survey looked at social media use within the last 12 months.
Be smart and safe online – a resource for deaf young people
3 practical lesson plans on the topics of sexting, safe social networking and cyberbullying aims to help deaf young people aged 11-16 to stay safe online
YoungMinds campaign tackles sexual pressures online
Young Minds campaign calls for better sex and relationships education to give young people a chance to talk about pornography and sexting.
Childnet workshop at the PSHE Association conference
Education Officer, Cliodhna, speaks about her experience hosting a workshop at the PSHE Association conference earlier this month.  
Childnet joins call to bring sex education into the internet age
In a letter published in The Telegraph today, Childnet joined together with other members of the Sex Education Forum to urge David Cameron to update sex and relationships teaching guidance that is 13 years old and ‘behind the times’.
Department for Education publishes safeguarding guidance
Specific risks that relate to the internet are highlighted in the document, including online sexual exploitation, cyberbullying and sexting. 
Nude selfies: What parents and carers need to know
The National Crime Agency launch new campaign for parents to deal with an increase in young people sharing nude selfies.
Hot topics
Detailed information for a range of online safety topics such as downloading, sexting, social networking, gaming and grooming.
Charlie
Hi! My name is Charlie (my friends call me Chazz) - I live in Nottingham. I applied for this role because I have witnessed the aftermath of sexting, on-line sexual harassment and similar types of harmful behaviour and I want to be a part of helping people get out of these difficult situations and preventing it from happening to others. I enjoy my hobby of performing arts - particularly dancing - and socialising with my friends. 
SRE to be statutory in all schools
Relationships education to be statutory in all schools from September 2019 – with plans to also make PSHE statutory following further consultation.
Crossing the Line - the trailer
The trailer for three short films launching in March that will provide educators with a practical approach to teach key online issues
Young people across Europe call on adults to help them tackle sexual harassment online
Young people in the UK, Hungary and Denmark have come together to tackle online sexual harassment and what they need from adults to help them to put an end to it.
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. 
PSHE and SRE for all
This week the Education Committee published its report on PSHE and SRE, recommending that these subjects are given statutory status and recognising the need to include e-safety topics.
National Deaf Children’s Society helps deaf young people stay safe online
Offical press release from The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) for the launch of new resources in partnership with Childnet to help deaf young people stay safe on the internet.
Childnet's Upper Secondary Toolkit is now live!
The Upper Secondary Toolkit has been created by Childnet as part of the UKSIC for pupils in Key Stage 4 and above.  Whilst there has been a wealth of resources about e- safety and online conduct for pupils at Key Stage 2 and 3, there are however far fewer resources for pupils at Key Stage 4 and 5. The toolkit contains two different resources the Advanced Project and the ‘Picture This’ our drama activity, these activities have been matched to the skills and interests of young people aged 14-19.
The new PSHE Toolkit – 7 key facts
We look at the 7 key things you need to know about the new PSHE Toolkit.
Becky Nancarrow
Senior Education Projects Officer
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. 
Advice and resources
Information about where you can get advice, support and resources about online sexual harassment.
In highlight - free online safety films
In this blog we are highlighting some of our key, free resources that address online safety issues with engaging video content.
For working with young people
Information and advice about key internet safety topics and reporting bodies that are available online.
Impact of online pornography on children
Today a new report from the NSPCC, Children’s Commissioner for England and Middlesex University reveals the extent of young people’s exposure to online pornography and the impact this can have on their attitudes, beliefs and behaviours. 
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.  
New advice for schools about supporting young victims of peer to peer sexual violence and harassment
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.
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.
Government launches call for evidence on relationships and sex education
The government is asking parents, teachers and young people from across England to help shape a new relationships and sex education curriculum that will help them stay safe and face the challenges of the modern world.
38% of teachers aware of pupils they teach sexually harassing other pupils
This week NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union published research into pupil wellbeing, mental health and experiences of sexual harassment.
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.
Back to School Resources from across Europe
Insafe have launched their annual back to school campaign on the Better Internet for Kids platform. 
Join the SID Q&A
Join experts from POSH for a live Q&A on Safer Internet Day where they'll be answering your online safety questions
Filming underway for new Childnet resources
Filming has started for our new educational multimedia resources for secondary schools funded by the Government Equalities Office and focusing on issues such as cyberbullying and peer pressure
Online Safety Bill – Second Reading
On Friday, the Online Safety Bill tabled by Baroness Howe received its second hearing. 
Cyberbullying guidance and practical PSHE toolkit
Launch of new Cyberbullying Guidance along with practical teaching resources for schools.
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.
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.
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.
Biggest Safer Internet Day will reach millions
Prime Minister and Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle join hundreds of organisations in pledging their support for the day organised by the UK Safer Internet Centre
Girls twice as likely as boys to experience cyberbullying
According to figures published this week by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, around twice as many girls (19 per cent) than boys (10 per cent) reported being a victim of cyberbullying in 2014.
How young people are shaping Childnet’s new cyberbullying project
An update about our work creating the cyberbullying guidance for schools and accompanying teaching resources
Young people continue to shape the PSHE Toolkit
We are excited to announce that we are now in the initial phase of extending the Crossing the Line PSHE Toolkit!
New cyberbullying guidance and resources for schools
Our new cyberbullying guidance and online safety toolkit for use in PSHE lessons
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.
Digital wellbeing – Guidance for parents
Created as part of Childnet’s work in the UK Safer Internet Centre, the newly published hot topic looks at Digital Wellbeing, giving guidance to parents about the impact that the online world can have on the lives of children and young people.
Childnet Respond to Department for Education consultation on Relationships Education, RSE and Health Education
Yesterday was the final day of the Department of Education’s consultation on Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education.
Get back to school ready with these online safety resources
As the new academic year starts, we look at some of the free resources available to help you to get back to school ready!
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!
Get creative with technology this summer
As the summer holiday draws to an end, why not harness children’s passion for technology to do something fun and creative with your family? 
Rise in emotional problems among girls
Our two new areas of work will help teachers address some of the key issues that are causing emotional problems faced by girls and boys
Q&A with Childnet Education Manager, Caroline Hurst.
Caroline shares what happens at a Childnet Education Visit
Youth voice in the Government's online safety inquiry
As the Culture, Media and Sport Committee launches its report into online safety, we look at the perspectives of young people in this inquiry.
SID 2011 goes with a bang!
Just a month after taking over as the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC), the new centre comprised of Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) organised two successful events for Safer Internet Day placing children, young people, teachers and parents at the heart of events.
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.
Need help?
Advice and information for young people aged 11-18 on where to go for help .