Are you up-to-date with online safety resources?
Do you know about all of the resources out there to help you improve how you teach, manage, and practice online safety? No? In that case, you'd better read this - pronto.
13th September 2019
The Evolution of Digital Literacy
The replacement of SWGfL’s current Digital Literacy Curriculum resource with its comprehensive and innovative programme ProjectEVOLVE, due for release in mid-Autumn 2019.
10th September 2019
Announcing the SWGfL Online Safety Podcast
A podcast discussing the latest news, trends, and concepts in online safety. Featuring a range of hosts, expert guests, and tonnes of useful advice, the SWGfL podcast is your one-stop-shop for all things online safety.
9th September 2019
Online Safety for NQTs – The Ultimate Starter Pack
Fresh from teacher training, you're ready to take on your first year of teaching... But have you thought about how you'll teach online safety? Don't panic - we've got everything you'll need.
29th August 2019
Why does my school need online safety training?
Online safety just kind of happens... Right? Unfortunately not. Online safety training should be every school's priority, as it is a vital part of safeguarding and duty of care.
29th August 2019
The clock is ticking for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Office 2010
Microsoft officially stops supporting Windows 7 on 14 January 2020. Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 also stop on 14 January 2020, and Office 2010 stops on 13 October 2020. If you’re running systems using any of these, there’s still time to act, but you’ll need to act quickly.
18th June 2019
The GDPR is 1
The GDPR’s first birthday has just passed, and everyone in the EU was invited to the party (as long as you consented to receive the invitation). What’s been happening in the data protection area since the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) came into force?
5th June 2019
Does your school have an Online Safety First Aider?
It is as vital for every school and organisation working with children and young people to have an Online Safety Champion as it is to have a First Aider. That’s why we offer everyone who works with children and young people the European Pedagogical ICT (EPICT) Online Safety Qualification.
13th June 2018
4 ways to get involved in Safer Internet Day 2018
Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February. If you work with young people, or have children yourself, here are a few ways to get involved.
11th January 2018
All different, all equal: A guide to managing bullying in schools
This Anti Bullying Week, Kat Tremlett, from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline, gives her advice for professionals who are concerned about cyberbullying.
15th November 2017
All different, all equal: LGBT, bullying and schools
This anti-bullying week the theme is "all different, all equal". It's tempting to celebrate how far we've come in LGBT rights, but we still have a long way to go.
14th November 2017
Schools put at risk by bargain IT contracts
Low cost IT contracts may be appealing to schools on a tight budget, but schools should be wary of deals that seem too good to be true.
9th November 2017
Want to take part in a live event and talk with author Oliver Jeffers?
Join award-winning picture book artist Oliver Jeffers for ReadingZonelive on 15th November at 2:20pm.
20th October 2017
Finding the balance - mental wellbeing in the workplace
This World Mental Health Day we reflect on mental health in the workplace and consider how the education sector can support teacher's need for mental wellbeing.
10th October 2017
Connectivity: What’s next for “superfast broadband”?
Superfast broadband has transformed the use of technology for many across the UK. We look at what's next for “superfast broadband”
12th September 2017
Someone to watch over you
With schools expected to provide "appropriate" levels of monitoring SWGfL's new service offers a helping hand to those drowning in data.
19th July 2017