Only One Week Left Until Online Safety Day
There's only a few days left to sign up for our biggest online safety event. Find out who is speaking and what topics will be discussed as we breakdown the two hour session in this latest article. There's still time to reserve your place so make sure you book your tickets!
22nd September 2021
Scotland Releases National Guidance for Child Protection
The Scottish government has released new national guidance for helping to protect children this month. The guidance is there to set guidelines for any professional who works with children and young people whilst setting out clear responsibilities and expectations when it comes to keeping them safe.
6th September 2021
FREE Online Safety Day Tickets Now Available
Free tickets are now available for one of our largest events of the year. Hear from some of the leading professionals in the field of online safety and start the new school year with the correct knowledge, tools and resources.
1st September 2021
Book Your Online Safety Training Session
One of the main priorities that schools face is ensuring that staff are prepared to manage their online safety responsibilities for new school year. Find out about our bespoke training sessions and how they can support you and your school.
27th August 2021
Introducing ‘My_GOSH_UK’ – A Resource for University Students
Our helplines have launched a new resource focusing on ‘Good Online Sexual Health’ (or GOSH for short) for university students. Find out when this resource will be launched and what information will be available to help support students with their online sexual health.
24th August 2021
Responding to Digital "Ghost" Stories
Over the last few years we have seen our fair share of ‘digital ghost stories’. There are lessons to be learnt each time and with hindsight we can see how these things have gained traction and how we may have even helped increase it’s virality, unintentionally.
16th August 2021
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
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
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
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
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
Mental Health Awareness Week – Advice from POSH Helpline
Carmel Glassbrook from the POSH helpline talks about the importance of looking after ourselves for Mental Health Awareness Week in this latest blog. Find out some things you can do to support your mental health.
10th May 2021
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