Childnet Film Competition 2021 Entries Now Open
Our partners at Childnet have opened up their annual Film Competition entries again for the twelfth year running. This competition allows young enthusiastic filmmakers to get creative and show off their skills in creating short videos or storyboards around a certain online safety topic.
5th March 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill Soon to Outlaw Threats to Share Intimate Images
The Domestic Abuse Bill has taken some big steps forward in protecting victims of intimate image abuse. Threats to share intimate images will soon be criminalised, with perpetrators facing up to two years in jail if they threaten to post private content.
1st March 2021
Spotify Kids – A Guide for Parents & Carers
Spotify Kids is a featured app on Spotify that lets family members create child accounts that provide child-friendly songs as well as monitoring features. Find out what is available in this article.
26th February 2021
SWGfL and Internet Matters Launch Campaign to Address Impact of Remote Learning on Young People
We have joined forces with Internet Matters to launch a campaign that addresses the impact of remote learning throughout the lockdown period. Our Instagram campaign will look at the coping strategies of young people in how they have managed their various stresses throughout remote learning.
22nd February 2021
Upcoming Online Safety Events And Training
Online safety training continues to operate throughout the current lockdown measures. Find out when we'll be delivering online safety live trainings throughout the UK in this latest article.
18th February 2021
Safer Internet Day – Liverpool FC Live Stream Reaches Over 6000 Attendees
For this year’s Safer Internet Day, we joined forces with Liverpool FC to stream a live event via the UK Safer Internet Centre Youtube channel to talk about reliability online. Find out what happened in this latest article.
15th February 2021
Snapchat’s New Safety Resources Launch In The UK
In the run up to Safer Internet Day, Snapchat released brand new safety resources including Safety Snapshot and the Parent Guide. Read our latest article to find out more.
11th February 2021
Top 5 Tips To Report Harmful Content
Coming across harmful content or being the target of it, can trigger a stress response, clouding our minds and make it difficult to explain, and prove what has happened. For that reason, we’ve decided to provide Report Harmful Content's top 5 tips for reporting harmful content.
5th February 2021
How Report Harmful Content Can Help This Safer Internet Day
In the run up to Safer Internet Day, the Report Harmful Content service outline how their platform operates and how they are helping to protect 13+ year olds online.
4th February 2021
How Can Schools Support Parents With Remote Learning?
Carmel from the POSH helpline breaks down some guidance for schools to support parents with remote learning.
2nd February 2021
UK Safer Internet Centre - Safer Internet Day Events Schedule
To make sure you know where to be this Safer Internet Day, this article details the schedule of events that outlines what event is happening, where it’s taking place and at what time. Join us on the 9th of February
1st February 2021
Important updates to the 360safe Cymru online safety self-review tool – Frequently Asked Questions
We are pleased to announce that an updated and improved version of our award-winning online safety tool 360 safe Cymru will be launched in March.
29th January 2021
Safer Internet Day Q & A Event With The POSH Helpline
This Safer Internet Day, the POSH Helpline are running a Q & A event to answer your questions about online safety. Put forward your question here and find out more about our topic for this year's theme.
28th January 2021
Important Updates to the 360 Safe Cymru Online Safety Self-Review Tool
We are pleased to announce that an updated and improved version of our award-winning online safety tool 360 safe Cymru will be launched in March. Here we detail the new features and changes that new and existing users can benefit from.
27th January 2021
Swiggle Announced As BETT Award Finalist
We’re so happy to hear that our very own child-friendly search engine Swiggle has been put forward as a finalist in the prestigious BETT Awards Primary Content Category for 2021.
26th January 2021
Ways Schools Can Celebrate Safer Internet Day Remotely
As a result of remote learning, the UK Safer Internet Centre has put together guidance on how schools can still celebrate Safer Internet Day with overviews of the exciting resources available so that everyone can join in.
22nd January 2021