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In depth information and key advice on pupils and social networking sites, for teachers and professionals.
In depth information and key advice on social networking for parents and carers.
Safer Social Networking
Lesson plan and supporting resources for secondary aged pupils focussing on safe social networking.
In depth information and key advice on social networking sites for 11-18 year olds.
Social media and gang violence
In depth information and key advice on social media, gangs and serious youth violence for teachers, schools and and youth support professionals.
Childnet Launches “Blogsafety” website and leaflet
Childnet International today announced the launch of its “Blogsafety” advice website and leaflet designed to help both parents, teachers and young people understand the new safety issues of Social Networking and Blogging sites.
Age Restrictions on Social Media Services
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.
For you as a professional
Information for teachers and professionals about social networking practices and successful use of technology with young people.
Reporting impersonation on social media
We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about reporting fake profiles for three of the most popular social media sites; Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. We hope this will help you if you should ever need to make a report.
Detailed information for a range of online safety topics such as downloading, sexting, social networking, gaming and grooming.
In depth information and advice for 11-18 year olds on a range of internet safety topics including downloading, sexting, social networking, and gaming.
Twitter and Privacy
Have you ever thought about what you post online and how it could have consequences later on in your life?
Updated Know IT All for parents now available
Childnet International is delighted to announce that the Know IT All for parents CDRom is available again – all 1 million copies of the earlier version were ordered and distributed in less than 6 months – and it has been updated to include fresh content on new and significant issues including social networking, cyberbullying and reporting. The summary of this award winning resource is now available in 9 languages with the inclusion of Welsh in this version in addition to new British Sign Language content for children.
Children’s online risks: UK trends from 2010 to 2013
Research from LSE shows that exposure to cyberbullying and harmful user-generated content is on the rise, while exposure to sexual messages has decreased, and young people are less likely to talk to strangers online or use social networking sites underage.
What is Musical.ly?
Ellie Proffitt, one of our Education Officers, looks at the popular app Musical.ly.
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.
Key things to remember when helping your child set up a new profile
Setting up a profile on a new site or game can seem like a daunting task. Profiles are needed for a variety of sites, from gaming websites and social networking sites to the sites children use for school work. So what is important to keep in mind when helping your child to create their first online account?
A lesson to deliver with 11-14 year olds to help them be resilient online.
Parents and Carers
Advice for parents and carers to help support children and young people in their safe and responsible use of the internet.
Net Aware re-launch
The NSPCC have updated Net Aware, providing up-to-date information for parents about social networks, sites and apps that children use.
Government to strengthen UK data protection law
New measures will give people greater control over their personal data, while the Government’s announcement about the age of consent has implications for teens and their social media use.
A guide for teachers and professionals about your personal use of social networks; keeping you, the young people you work with, and your job safe.
Free resources for parents and carers 2018
To help parents ensure their children stay safe online whilst getting to explore and discover new things we’ve pulled together a list of our resources you can access for free which provide information and advice for parents about internet safety.
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.
Key advice on how to manage your online reputation for 11-18 year olds.
In depth information and advice on apps for young people aged 11-18.
Childnet take the voice of youth to the Internet Governance Forum
As the pinnacle of the Youth IGF Project, Childnet attended the IGF 2009 in Sharm-el-Sheikh to share the thoughts and opinions on Internet Governance of young people in the UK with the other delegates, alongside running a workshop on Internet Governance and activating and listening to the voice of young people.
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.
Childnet contributes to major international youth conference on ICT for Peace
Stephen Carrick-Davies, Childnet’s CEO travelled this week to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt to speak at International Youth Forum “The Power of Youth for Peace”. The international event, which was organised by The Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement, brought together over 600 young people from 100 different countries to review how ICT could be better used in promoting and sustaining a culture of peace among young people.
Top tips, games and internet safety information to help young people get the very best out of the internet and stay safe online.
Create your Digizen
Create your own Digizen, for 11 - 14 year old pupils, to express your online values and wishes for yourself and your friends.
Detailed advice and information for teachers and professionals working with young people on the topic of location services.
Top Award for Childnet's Founder
Nigel Williams, Childnet's founder and first CEO, has been awarded an international award for his “outstanding contribution with international impact to the awareness of social implications of information technology”, at the Institut d’Informatique, Namur, Belgium.