Privacy vs Safety - The Conflict
Privacy is the number 1 priority for Facebook and associated platforms, moving forward. In his blog, Mark Zuckerberg outlines his vision for a future of ‘privacy focused social networking’, admitting that “frankly we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective services,..”
6th March 2020
Parental Controls and Christmas gifts – what should I do?
Some early bird shoppers are probably planning to take advantage of Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals – the busiest and biggest retail events of the year to snag some bargain gifts.
25th October 2018
Safeguarding Young People Online - A Question of Ethics?
The Professionals Online Safety Helpline has received several calls recently by schools who have been contacted by organisations claiming to have chatted to pupils online and offering the school online safety training. Here are a few things to consider.
11th June 2018
Parenting in a digital age: Parenting through technology
More and more parents are looking to technology to keep their children safe online, but at what cost?
18th August 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
Wanna drive? - A guide to monitoring
The Government has said that schools need to have an “appropriate” level of monitoring and filtering in place. But what does this mean in practice?
6th July 2017
Schools to benefit from new Assisted Monitoring
Our new assisted monitoring service will help schools protect their communities by helping them monitor what students are doing online.
16th May 2017
Introducing Assisted Monitoring
Today, SWGfL is announcing that it is introducing Assisted Monitoring; a new service that applies SWGfL unique capabilities to assist schools in managing technology monitoring systems
7th February 2017
Do your filtering and monitoring solutions meet the required standards?
Revised Statutory Safeguarding Guidance for schools in England has changed the required criteria for filtering and monitoring, how does your solution stand up?
21st June 2016
Revised Statutory Safeguarding Guidance for schools in England
Following the consultation launched in December 2015, the Department for Education has today, published its response and revised statutory guidance: 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'
26th May 2016