Barefoot recently secured funding to provide free training workshops and resources to teachers in Northern Ireland.
23rd May 2022
The Department for Education has recently published the updated 2022 ‘Keeping children safe in education’ statutory guidance for schools and colleges in England. Discover more about what is included, here.
23rd May 2022
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, focusing on loneliness. Here, we provide guidance and resources to support professionals or the young people in their care, throughout and beyond the week.
12th May 2022
Read more about the Spot and Support campaign from the Harmful Sexual Behaviour Support Service.
4th May 2022
ProjectEVOLVE are pleased to have launched a variety of new updates! In this article we take you through each update and how they can support new and existing users.
25th April 2022
We’re calling for your help to answer this questionnaire about the platform Report Harmful Content and to share your experiences of harmful content online.
25th November 2021
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
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
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’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
Customer Engagement Manager, Rachel, looks at how an SWGfL connectivity solution, including filtering and firewalls, allows a network of schools in Cornwall to operate more efficiently.
4th December 2018
From online safety to broadband connections, SWGfL provides a variety of solutions to support schools within multi academy trusts.
13th November 2018
As more schools come together to form Federations and Multi Academy Trusts, there are significant savings to be made when switching to one Internet Service Provider. But how do you work out what’s the best service for your group of schools?
6th June 2018
Are you a part of a Federation, Academy or a Trust? Do you work together towards a common IT strategy? Do you have an IT strategy?
15th May 2018
Ofsted has published the long awaited changes to the way it inspects all education and skills settings from September 2015. This includes significant changes to how they consider and inspect Online Safety...
29th June 2015