COVID-19: Impact on Helplines
What impact did lockdown have on our helplines? What trends were seen and how did things change? You can read all about it from POSH, RP Helpline and Report Harmful Content
29th July 2020
How AMS can Successfully Help Safeguard Students (Case Studies)
What is AMS? How can AMS help schools to actively keep their school community safe? We look at two case studies where assisted monitoring helped safeguard students.
27th July 2020
UK Safer Internet Centre takes over Secretariat of APPG on Social Media
The UK Safer Internet Centre is taking over as the new Secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Media. This vital new role will help cement children’s online safety at the heart of Government policy.
23rd July 2020
The New Online Resilience Tool for Education Professionals
The POSH helpline has been teaming up with HeadStart Kernow to help and advise them on the new Online Resilience Tool which provides a practical way for education professionals to assess young people’s online behaviour.
20th July 2020
Primary School Receives Record Online Safety Mark Achievement
St. Mark’s Ecumenical Anglican/Methodist Primary School becomes the first school to be awarded the Online Safety Mark for the fourth time.
15th July 2020
Internet Matters release new Social Media Online Safety Hub
Internet Matters along with Facebook have worked together to release an internet hub to offer tailored advice on how to connect safely online across a range of social media platforms. This includes advice and support for young people, parents and carers on how to connect safely online, as well as providing a range of helpful guidance that is tailored for your needs.
7th July 2020
How to become an Online Tutor – Safeguarding Considerations
If you’re looking to start a career as an online tutor or offer your teaching skills to schools during this time, there are certain things to consider when it comes to delivering online lessons.
1st July 2020
Online Tutoring – Safeguarding Considerations for Schools
Tutoring is more important than ever, with a constant need to keep students and young people engaged in their education. Here are some safeguarding considerations if you're a school looking to recruit online tutors.
1st July 2020
Whisper – What Happens Next?
Find out how Whisper will continue to support schools during this time. Get all the information on how our donation will continue and hear all about our latest offer.
23rd June 2020
Covid-19: Expectations and Effects on Children Online
Covid-19 has affected the lives of billions of people across the world, with unprecedented peacetime restrictions imposed. David Wright (Director of UK Safer Internet Centre) looks at the expectations and effects this time has had towards children online.
18th June 2020
SWGfL Carries Out First Ever Remote Assessment for Online Safety Mark
A milestone was achieved when we carried out our first ever remote assessment for the Online Safety Mark last month. Find out how we got on and what the feedback was.
11th June 2020
Zoom - 5 in 5
Zoom continues to be one of the most popular video conferencing platforms in the UK right now. Our 5 in 5 tells you everything you need to know about its many features, as well as how to stay safe when online.
8th June 2020
Over 13,500 Schools now benefit from 360 Degree Safe 2.0
Over 13,500 schools have been successfully transferred onto 360 Degree Safe 2.0 with new members registering each week. Read the full article to see how schools across the nation have benefited.
1st June 2020
SWGfL listed as one of the most innovative ‘Online Safety’ companies in UK
A new report has revealed that the UK is a world leader in online safety innovation. As part of this, SWGfL are proud to be listed as one the companies throughout the nation leading the way in online safety products.
27th May 2020
Report Harmful Content Launch Bi-Lingual Site
We are pleased to announce that the Report Harmful Content platform is now available in Welsh language, which will make this service more accessible for Welsh language users.
27th May 2020
Whisper - ''An Amazing Resource At This Time''
Currently over 190 schools have signed up to a safe, secure, anonymous reporting tool. But how are schools using it? And what has the response been? We contacted just one of these schools to find out how it’s been working for them.
20th May 2020