SID17 - it's almost here!
17 January 2017
With 3 weeks to go to Safer Internet Day 2017, 7 February we have lots of information and resources to help you celebrate the day. Under the global theme of 'Be the Change: Unite for a better internet', the day will bring people together across the world to celebrate the positive power of the internet. Here in the UK we are exploring the power of image - both for positive and negative - in digital youth culture. As partners in the UK Safer Internet Centre, who coordinate the day in the UK, we are busy planning for the day! Here’s how you can get involved:
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New (ISH) apps and what they do
With so many out there, even if you know which apps young people use, it can be difficult to know what they all do. So here’s a guide to some of the most popular apps on the market at the moment and some of the potential risks you should be aware of.
16 February 2017
Football and smiles for Safer Internet Day 2017
Safer Internet Day is always a special day, and this year our Online Safety Consultants Andy Wood and Alan Earl, were delighted to be welcomed back to Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs to help teach young people about the power of image.
14 February 2017
Schools Internet Service, Education Services
Over 1 in 3 schools aren’t compliant with basic data protection obligations
Over recent years, the annual assessment report has disclosed a lack of knowledge amongst teachers and this definitely remains the case over the last 12 months with almost half of schools (49%) have no staff training to date around online safety.
26 January 2017
Online Safety, South West Grid
Join us to celebrate Safer Internet Day 2017
With just seven weeks to go until Safer Internet Day 2017 we are well underway for our plans to make this the biggest one yet. This year's theme is Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet
13 December 2016
Launch of new Cyberbullying guidance and resources for schools
To support schools develop effective strategies to understand, prevent and respond to cyberbullying, leading online safety charity Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, is launching their new Cyberbullying guidance along with a practical toolkit for teachers.
12 December 2016