Free Online Safety Training Returns with Virtual Events
We are delighted to announce that Online Safety Lives are returning with virtual events available to those right across the UK. Book your tickets now!
19th October 2020
Give your Feedback on Online Safety Resources!
The University of Suffolk invites you to participate in a project to investigate what parents, guardians and professionals think about online safety resources created by Internet Matters and SWGfL
12th October 2020
SWGfL and Internet Matters Launch Inclusive Digital Safety Hub
We are so happy to have launched the new Inclusive Digital Safety Hub with Internet Matters! This brand new resource will equip and empower professionals, parents and carers who support vulnerable children.
8th October 2020
Reporting Online Hate Speech at University
Do you know the correct reporting routes to turn to if you have encountered any hate speech at University? This article shows you where to go for support.
5th October 2020
Safer Internet Day 2021 Theme is Announced
Safer Internet Day is on 9th February 2021 and will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world. Find out more in this article.
21st September 2020
Revenge Porn Helpline: The Busiest Year on Record!
The revenge porn helpline has experienced its busiest year yet with reports surging throughout the lockdown period. Find out more in this latest article.
17th September 2020
New Laws Proposed by Law Commission to Protect Victims of Online Abuse
The law commission has proposed new laws to protect victims from harmful online behaviour. Read about what has been proposed and what this means for online safety.
15th September 2020
Report Harmful Content announce 9 new partnerships contributing to safer online dating and gaming.
From today, RHC will be expanding to deal with harmful content located on dating sites and other platforms as part of their 9 new partnerships. Find out who in this latest article.
8th September 2020
SWGfL to launch new versions of Online Safety Review Tool
SWGfL has carried out significant re-development of their online self-review tool for schools and will be releasing new and more focussed versions of the tool over the coming months.
24th August 2020
What is Triller?
Hear all about the latest app that has been downloaded over 120 million times! This article looks at why so many people are using it and highlights some of its many features.
19th August 2020
RP Helpline Already Surpasses Total Number of Cases from Last Year
Reports from the Revenge Porn Helpline have shown that in this year already, the total number of cases has surpassed those in 2019.
17th August 2020
What is Hate Speech?
The term hate speech conjures up all kinds of thoughts that can be very different and personal to the individual. Do we know what the term means though? This article breaks down the topic whilst introducing Project SELMA & our latest podcast.
11th August 2020
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