Checking Out to Check In - Balancing Online and Offline Life During a Global Pandemic
Kathryn Tremlett from Report Harmful Content talks about Mental Health Awareness Week and this year's theme of nature whilst discussing the importance of balancing online and offline activity.
13th May 2021
Ground-breaking Laws Set to Keep Children Safe Online
The online safety bill is due to publish some new ground-breaking laws to help protect children online as well as tackle other online harms and abuse including racism and online scams. Find out what is set to be included.
12th May 2021
Queen Pledges the UK will “Lead the Way” in Internet Safety
Speaking in Parliament today (Tuesday 11th May) the Queen has said the UK will lead the way in making sure the internet is a safe place for all.
11th May 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week – Advice from POSH Helpline
Carmel Glassbrook from the POSH helpline talks about the importance of looking after ourselves for Mental Health Awareness Week in this latest blog. Find out some things you can do to support your mental health.
10th May 2021
Have You Heard About Report Harmful Content?
We’re calling for your help to answer this questionnaire about the helpline platform Report Harmful Content and to share your experiences of harmful content online.
6th May 2021
Threats to Share Intimate Images Now Made Illegal with New Law
Last week the Domestic Abuse Bill received Royal Assent in Parliament marking a huge step forward in protection for victims of domestic abuse and violence . One of the new provisions makes threats to share intimate images a crime with perpetrators facing prison if found guilty.
4th May 2021
ProjectEVOLVE - Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy
We spoke with Liam Hussey from Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy to discuss how they have used ProjectEVOLVE since signing up and how it has been incorporated into their teaching strategy.
29th April 2021
Getting the most out of 360 Early Years and 360 Groups
If you are a user of the 360 tools, there are several things you can do as a user to get the most out of 360 Early Years and 360 Groups. Find out what features are available in this latest article.
26th April 2021
Safer Internet Day 2021 Reached over Half of Young People in the UK
Safer Internet Day 2021 reached more young people than ever before, with 51% of UK children aged 8-17 hearing about the day, alongside 38% of UK parents and carers. Find out more stats in this article.
22nd April 2021
ProjectEVOLVE – Essential Online Development for Children and Young People
Ken Corish (Online Safety Director for SWGfL and ProjectEVOLVE lead) talks about what ProjectEVOLVE is, how it is there to support professionals, the impact it is having and the exciting new features that are on the horizon.
19th April 2021
Professionals Online Safety Helpline - Quarterly Report
The POSH helpline has released its quarterly report for the start of the year from January to March. Carmel Glassbrook (helpline practitioner) breaks down the key findings around professional’s online safety.
16th April 2021
360 Early Years and 360 Groups to Help Children and Young People Stay Safe Online
We have now complemented the 360 tool with two other tools that are focussed on the needs of other organisations that work with children and young people, 360 Early Years and 360 Groups.
12th April 2021
Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings
As Disney+ adds more mature content to the streaming site with Disney+ Star, this article looks at the privacy settings and parental controls available.
8th April 2021
SWGfL Launches Edtesa
Today, we have launched Edtesa! This online platform offers UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.
6th April 2021
Edtesa – Launching soon!
Edtesa offers something new, exciting and just so happens to be launching very soon! This new company is a subsidiary to SWGfL and will be focussed on the online safety and wellbeing of the modern workplace.
30th March 2021
An Introduction to RM Compare
RM Results is offering a free trial of RM Compare, a tool that helps teachers and school leaders assess student work more quickly and accurately whilst enabling students to learn from their peers.
26th March 2021