Safer Internet Day 2021 Reached over Half of Young People in the UK
Safer Internet Day 2021 reached more young people than ever before, with 51% of UK children aged 8-17 hearing about the day, alongside 38% of UK parents and carers. Find out more stats in this article.
22nd April 2021
Professionals Online Safety Helpline - Quarterly Report
The POSH helpline has released its quarterly report for the start of the year from January to March. Carmel Glassbrook (helpline practitioner) breaks down the key findings around professional’s online safety.
16th April 2021
360 Early Years and 360 Groups to Help Children and Young People Stay Safe Online
We have now complemented the 360 tool with two other tools that are focussed on the needs of other organisations that work with children and young people, 360 Early Years and 360 Groups.
12th April 2021
Disney+ Parental Controls and Privacy Settings
As Disney+ adds more mature content to the streaming site with Disney+ Star, this article looks at the privacy settings and parental controls available.
8th April 2021
SWGfL Launches Edtesa
Today, we have launched Edtesa! This online platform offers UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.
6th April 2021
360 Degree Safe Case Study – Empowering a School Community
St Bartholomew’s First School in Crewkerne has been using 360 degree safe to develop their online safety knowledge across the whole school community. Find out how it has helped them in this latest article.
15th March 2021
What the 'Zara McDermott Revenge Porn' Documentary Didn't Say
With lots of talk around the Zara McDermott revenge porn documentary, there are also some crucial points around intimate image abuse for education to be aware of.
10th March 2021
Childnet Film Competition 2021 Entries Now Open
Our partners at Childnet have opened up their annual Film Competition entries again for the twelfth year running. This competition allows young enthusiastic filmmakers to get creative and show off their skills in creating short videos or storyboards around a certain online safety topic.
5th March 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill Soon to Outlaw Threats to Share Intimate Images
The Domestic Abuse Bill has taken some big steps forward in protecting victims of intimate image abuse. Threats to share intimate images will soon be criminalised, with perpetrators facing up to two years in jail if they threaten to post private content.
1st March 2021
Spotify Kids – A Guide for Parents & Carers
Spotify Kids is a featured app on Spotify that lets family members create child accounts that provide child-friendly songs as well as monitoring features. Find out what is available in this article.
26th February 2021
Upcoming Online Safety Events And Training
Online safety training continues to operate throughout the current lockdown measures. Find out when we'll be delivering online safety live trainings throughout the UK in this latest article.
18th February 2021
Safer Internet Day – Liverpool FC Live Stream Reaches Over 6000 Attendees
For this year’s Safer Internet Day, we joined forces with Liverpool FC to stream a live event via the UK Safer Internet Centre Youtube channel to talk about reliability online. Find out what happened in this latest article.
15th February 2021
Snapchat’s New Safety Resources Launch In The UK
In the run up to Safer Internet Day, Snapchat released brand new safety resources including Safety Snapshot and the Parent Guide. Read our latest article to find out more.
11th February 2021
Top 5 Tips To Report Harmful Content
Coming across harmful content or being the target of it, can trigger a stress response, clouding our minds and make it difficult to explain, and prove what has happened. For that reason, we’ve decided to provide Report Harmful Content's top 5 tips for reporting harmful content.
5th February 2021
How Report Harmful Content Can Help This Safer Internet Day
In the run up to Safer Internet Day, the Report Harmful Content service outline how their platform operates and how they are helping to protect 13+ year olds online.
4th February 2021
How Can Schools Support Parents With Remote Learning?
Carmel from the POSH helpline breaks down some guidance for schools to support parents with remote learning.
2nd February 2021