TikTok Update Parental Controls with Family Pairing Feature
The TikTok family pairing feature allows parents to link their accounts to their children's. Find out what features are available and how it can help keep young people safe on social media platforms.
23rd November 2020
The Home Office launch ‘Something’s Not Right’ Campaign
The Home Office has joined forces with charities including the IWF, the Marie Collins Foundation, the NSPCC, Barnardo’s and The Children’s Society to launch a new campaign to protect victims of child abuse.
19th November 2020
New Range of 360 Tools is Launched
We have now launched the online safety self- review tool 360Groups and 360EarlyYears. Find out what new features they have and what changes are coming!
16th November 2020
Anti-Bullying Week Starts . . Next Week!
This year, the Anti-Bullying Alliance are the official organisers for Anti-Bullying Week, taking place on Monday 16th - Friday 20th November. This year the theme is United Against Bullying. Find out more here:
13th November 2020
We’re leaving the European Union! What does that mean for Data Protection in schools?
We've partnered with Firebird to bring you the latest advice and guidance on what data protection duties you need to fulfil before we leave the European Union.
11th November 2020
SWGfL Release New Resource for Schools Planning Online Performances
We’ve put together a helpful resource that highlights everything schools need to be aware of when putting on a live or pre-recorded online performance for the festive season.
10th November 2020
Video Games Can Offer Deep and Ongoing Educational Benefits
Andy Robertson, the author of the Taming Gaming book writes about the educational benefits of Video Games whilst suggesting some key titles to explore.
4th November 2020
Teachers and school staff, across UK, facing ‘burnout’ because of online harassment and ‘bullying’ from pupils
A new report will highlight how hundreds of people working with young people could be facing mental health issues as a result of online harms.
2nd November 2020
Childnet - Digital Leaders Programme
Our partners at Childnet are currently running the Digital Leaders Programme which aims to provide leadership opportunities for your pupils in a fun and engaging way.
29th October 2020
Over 500 Organisations are Already Signed up to Project Evolve
Since Project Evolve launched its new registration process, we are delighted to say that over 500 schools and organisations are already signed up to the digital education toolkit in the space of just a couple of weeks!
26th October 2020
Ransomware – How to Protect Your School
With ransomware constantly posing a threat to the education sector, we have teamed up with Phoenix and Trend Micro to bring you the latest information regarding your schools’ cyber-security.
22nd October 2020
Free Online Safety Training Returns with Virtual Events
We are delighted to announce that Online Safety Lives are returning with virtual events available to those right across the UK. Book your tickets now!
19th October 2020
Barefoot Resources Round-Up
Get all the Barefoot resources that have been released in response to COVID-19 this year. This article looks at each release including Barefoot Bytes and Barefoot Online.
16th October 2020
Give your Feedback on Online Safety Resources!
The University of Suffolk invites you to participate in a project to investigate what parents, guardians and professionals think about online safety resources created by Internet Matters and SWGfL
12th October 2020
SWGfL and Internet Matters Launch Inclusive Digital Safety Hub
We are so happy to have launched the new Inclusive Digital Safety Hub with Internet Matters! This brand new resource will equip and empower professionals, parents and carers who support vulnerable children.
8th October 2020
Reporting Online Hate Speech at University
Do you know the correct reporting routes to turn to if you have encountered any hate speech at University? This article shows you where to go for support.
5th October 2020