Law Commission Publishes Recommendations to Tackle Online Abuse
Today, the law commission has published new recommendations to address harm online through protecting victims of online abuse as well as aiming to protect freedom of expression. Find out what was put forward
21st July 2021
Revenge Porn Helpline Flagged for Additional Funding Under the New Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy
The Government has published a new strategy today to help protect women and girls against violence and harm offline and online. Find out what is included and hear from the Revenge Porn Helpline on what this means for protecting victims.
21st July 2021
New Government Strategy Launched to Combat Misinformation Online
Caroline Dinenage, Minister for Digital and Culture launched a new Online Media Literacy Strategy to help combat misinformation online. The strategy has been brought forward to support teachers, carers, youth workers and librarians in their skills to help children and young people in spotting misinformation online.
15th July 2021
ProjectEVOLVE - Knowledge Map Feature Has Launched
We are pleased to announce that the long anticipated Knowledge Map feature for ProjectEVOLVE has now officially launched for years 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 10. Find out how this new feature can revolutionise how professionals engage with their students in this latest blog.
12th July 2021
Monitoring Apps – A Guide for Parents and Carers
Managing a young person’s device can be tough, especially when so many children are likely to have their own smartphones, tablets etc, from a young age. In this blog we look at what monitoring apps can offer along with some considerations around using apps such as these.
9th July 2021
Government Launches New Online Safety Guidance for Tech Companies
The government has produced new guidance around protecting users online in response to smaller tech firms feeling less confident in incorporating online safety measures. Find out what was put forward and how this goes towards protecting children online.
30th June 2021
Looking at the Impact and Effects of Social Media Fame
In this blog we’ll look at the impact social media fame can bring to individuals across all ages and consider what factors users should be aware of when wanting to find fame online.
25th June 2021
Report Harmful Content Release Annual Report 2021
Today (Wednesday 23rd June 2021) Report Harmful Content launched their annual report for 2021 Through These Walls, analysing data between January 2020 -December 2020. Find out what was discovered and download the report here.
23rd June 2021
A Sit Down With Report Harmful Content
We spoke with the manager of Report Harmful Content Kathryn Tremlett, to discuss the importance of the service and the impact it has had since it first began. Read the full interview and find out all you need to know about the essential helpline.
21st June 2021
The Dark Web – Responding to Incidents and Further Considerations
The purpose of this article is to share an introductory explanation about the dark web, helping to demystify it and also to put forward suggestions about responding if a young person is using the platform
14th June 2021
Ofsted Review – Sexual Harassment and Safeguarding Concerns in Schools
Today (June 10th 2021), Ofsted published a review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges in light of the recent Everyone’s Invited campaign which encouraged children and young people to report their own experiences with sexual harassment. In response, the Government ordered an urgent review of sexual abuse in schools.
10th June 2021
Revenge Porn Helpline Support Victims of Serial Online Sex Offender
One of the largest cases that the Revenge Porn Helpline has dealt with since the start of their operation has now hit headlines as a serial sex offender is facing years behind bars. Find out more in this latest blog.
8th June 2021
Looking at Safer Internet Day 2021 - Four Months On
Several months on from Safer Internet Day, UK Safer Internet Centre Director at SWGfL - David Wright, takes a look back at the record breaking day and the impact that it had
3rd June 2021
Annual UK Schools Online Safety Policy and Practice Report 2021 Has Been Released
The annual UK Schools Online Safety Policy and Practice report which looks into the trends seen throughout the last year around online safety has been released. The report analyses where the strengths and weaknesses lie when it comes to online safety.
25th May 2021
Online Safety Bill - Concerns Over Pornography Age Restrictions
Since the draft Online Safety Bill was published, organisations and individuals have raised concerns over how pornography sites are going to prevent children from accessing their services.
20th May 2021
Report Harmful Content Quarterly Report 2021
Here, we look at the quarterly report from the Report Harmful Content helpline for the start of 2021 with the main trends seen over the reporting period. Find out some of the key statistics including number of reports and visits to the website.
18th May 2021