The Best Free Resources for Teachers
Lost in a sea of lacklustre PDFs and listicles, each one more mundane and unintelligible than the last? Crying out for resources that are genuinely useful, well-researched, and produced by experts? The title of this article might be a bit of a giveaway, but we’re here to help.
17th September 2019
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
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
Online Safety Mark awarded to 400th school
Castle Cary Community School in Somerset has recently become the 400th school in the UK to gain the prestigious Online Safety Mark.
4th July 2019
Register for the SELMA Hacking hate MOOC!
Registration for the SELMA Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Hacking hate – How to empower young people to understand and disrupt online hate” is now open. Starting on 16 September 2019, it will target teachers, school leaders, social and youth workers, parents and anyone interested in the topic.
28th June 2019
Hack online hate with the SELMA Toolkit
The SELMA Toolkit is an interactive set of tools and materials to support young people to understand what hate speech is, how it affects them and those around them, and what we can do together to make a difference.
22nd May 2019
Well-Being Tips for Teachers
Research shows that 69% of teachers are stressed at work and people are leaving the profession at a faster rate than ever before, but we don’t need academic research to see that teaching has become an increasingly stressful job. Carmel Glassbrook, Professionals Online Safety Helpline Practitioner, offers her top tips to help educators look after themselves .
15th May 2019
SELMA: Promoting tolerance and empathy online
SWGfL and partners and working to tackle online hate speech with SELMA. This month we are focusing on tolerance and empathy as a foundation on which to base respectful online discussion or effective counter narrative.
3rd May 2019
Pizza Party Per Favore!
Barefoot is excited to announce a new resource, Pizza Party! Created for pupils aged 9-11, it brings data collection and analysis to life through the power of pizza!
3rd May 2019
4 in 5 Parents Concerned About Children's Exposure to Pornography
New research released by SWGfL finds that 4 in 5 parents are concerned about exposure of their children to pornography online. The study also found that 60% of young people know how to bypass at least some internet safety restrictions in the home.
17th April 2019
Online Bullying - Practical Advice for Teachers
Advice for teachers on tackling online bullying from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline
15th November 2018
Safeguarding: Advice for professionals this Safer Internet Day
Professionals Online Safety Helpline offers advice on what to do if a young person comes to you with an online safety concern.
30th 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
Free workshops and resources for primary computing
The holidays may be over, but the Barefoot Computing Project is here to help you get set for teaching computer science and computational thinking this term!
12th September 2017