SWGfL Donate Reputation Alerts And Whisper To All Schools
In response to the January 2021 lockdown measures, we would like to offer our support to schools and the wider community by offering two of our products, Whisper and Reputation Alerts for free as a donation.
8th January 2021
UK Safer Internet Centre Release Two Year Public Report
The UKSIC has compiled a report that outlines our key achievements over the past two years including the impact of Safer Internet Day, the support of the hotlines and helplines, along with the resources created by the three partners.
17th December 2020
UK Government Announce New Rules to Online Harms Bill
The UK Government have announced that there will be new rules introduced with how online tech firms are held accountable towards certain online content. Social media platforms and other firms will now have a duty of care to protect children from online harms
15th December 2020
New Educational Resources Launched For Safer Internet Day
To help schools, youth groups, police services, libraries, and wider run fun and engaging activities for Safer Internet Day, UKSIC have created a range of resources for those working with children and young people.
7th December 2020
UK Safer Internet Centre Helpline Annual Report - Practitioner Highlights
With the launch of the UKSIC Helpline annual report, Carmel Glassbrook has broken down the key findings and highlights in this latest article.
26th November 2020
Over 500 Organisations are Already Signed up to Project Evolve
Since Project Evolve launched its new registration process, we are delighted to say that over 500 schools and organisations are already signed up to the digital education toolkit in the space of just a couple of weeks!
26th October 2020
Ransomware – How to Protect Your School
With ransomware constantly posing a threat to the education sector, we have teamed up with Phoenix and Trend Micro to bring you the latest information regarding your schools’ cyber-security.
22nd October 2020
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
Online Safety Day – The Largest SWGfL Event . . . So Far!
Find out what happened at Online Safety Day. This article outlines what was discussed by each guest speaker and breaks down the full two hour event to highlight the key topics and resources.
2nd October 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
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
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
What has been the impact of Remote Learning?
With almost three months since lockdown restrictions came into place, researchers are now able to look at how pupils have engaged with remote learning as well as how education as a whole has shifted across the board.
30th June 2020
The Future of Webinar Events at SWGfL
With remote learning and video conferencing becoming such a staple practice in the UK amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, SWGfL is looking to host more webinar events in order to share our latest information, guidance and products.
26th June 2020
Online Safety Training more Important than Ever!
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people are now spending more time online. Because of this, online safety training for young people, their parents and those working with children is now more important than ever.
22nd June 2020
SWGfL & Facebook Release a New Guide for Schools using Facebook Apps
SWGfL have been pleased to work directly with Facebook and Childnet to produce a brand new guide for education professionals using Facebook apps.
15th June 2020