Online Safety Day – The Largest SWGfL Event . . . So Far!
Find out what happened at Online Safety Day. This article outlines what was discussed by each guest speaker and breaks down the full two hour event to highlight the key topics and resources.
2nd October 2020
Project Evolve – The Future of Digital Education
We asked Ken Corish, the Online Safety Director at SWGfL as well as the creator of ProjectEvolve to talk about how essential this tool will be for the many years to come.
28th September 2020
An Interview with Roblox
We sat down with Laura Higgins, the Director of Civility and Community Safety at Roblox to ask some questions about the popular online gaming platform. Read the whole interview here.
23rd September 2020
Safer Internet Day 2021 Theme is Announced
Safer Internet Day is on 9th February 2021 and will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world. Find out more in this article.
21st September 2020
SWGfL partner with Phoenix and Trend Micro™ for Cyber Security Services
Find out why cyber-security is so important in today's world and what help is available to ensure your school remains safe online.
18th September 2020
Revenge Porn Helpline: The Busiest Year on Record!
The revenge porn helpline has experienced its busiest year yet with reports surging throughout the lockdown period. Find out more in this latest article.
17th September 2020
New Laws Proposed by Law Commission to Protect Victims of Online Abuse
The law commission has proposed new laws to protect victims from harmful online behaviour. Read about what has been proposed and what this means for online safety.
15th September 2020
Nominet and SWGfL partner for Project Evolve in Children's Online Safety Programme
Project Evolve is one of the programmes that Nominet are helping to support through the new Children's Online Safety Programme. Find out more in this latest article.
10th September 2020
SWGfL and Netflix release new Parental Control Checklist
SWGfL have added a brand new checklist to their resources. This time we've worked with Netflix to produce a checklist on how to effectively use parental controls
9th September 2020
Report Harmful Content announce 9 new partnerships contributing to safer online dating and gaming.
From today, RHC will be expanding to deal with harmful content located on dating sites and other platforms as part of their 9 new partnerships. Find out who in this latest article.
8th September 2020
SWGfL Online Safety Day 2020
We are putting on an exclusive event on the 29th September 2020 with leading online safety organisations Childnet & Internet Matters with the event itself powered by Facebook! Read all about it and sign up here!
3rd September 2020
SWGfL and Firebird launch new Data Protection services for schools
SWGfL has partnered up with Firebird to launch a host of services that are there to support schools in their daily handling of data protection. This article looks at why data protection is so important and what schools need to be aware of.
1st September 2020
Barefoot Release Barefoot Bytes
Read all about Barefoot’s new resources 'Barefoot Bytes'. They provide fun and easy computational thinking-based activities for teachers to use in the classrooms.
26th August 2020
SWGfL to launch new versions of Online Safety Review Tool
SWGfL has carried out significant re-development of their online self-review tool for schools and will be releasing new and more focussed versions of the tool over the coming months.
24th August 2020
What is Triller?
Hear all about the latest app that has been downloaded over 120 million times! This article looks at why so many people are using it and highlights some of its many features.
19th August 2020
RP Helpline Already Surpasses Total Number of Cases from Last Year
Reports from the Revenge Porn Helpline have shown that in this year already, the total number of cases has surpassed those in 2019.
17th August 2020