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
Barefoot Resources Round-Up
Get all the Barefoot resources that have been released in response to COVID-19 this year. This article looks at each release including Barefoot Bytes and Barefoot Online.
16th 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
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
Project Evolve – The Future of Digital Education
We asked Ken Corish, the Online Safety Director at SWGfL as well as the creator of ProjectEvolve to talk about how essential this tool will be for the many years to come.
28th 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
Nominet and SWGfL partner for Project Evolve in Children's Online Safety Programme
Project Evolve is one of the programmes that Nominet are helping to support through the new Children's Online Safety Programme. Find out more in this latest article.
10th September 2020
SWGfL Online Safety Day 2020
We are putting on an exclusive event on the 29th September 2020 with leading online safety organisations Childnet & Internet Matters with the event itself powered by Facebook! Read all about it and sign up here!
3rd 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
Summer Holidays – Online Safety Resources for Parents
Although schools continue to promote online safety as much as they can, there are still many things that parents and carers can offer at home in order to keep young people safe online during the summer holidays.
6th 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
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
How to become an Online Tutor – Safeguarding Considerations
If you’re looking to start a career as an online tutor or offer your teaching skills to schools during this time, there are certain things to consider when it comes to delivering online lessons.
1st July 2020
Online Tutoring – Safeguarding Considerations for Schools
Tutoring is more important than ever, with a constant need to keep students and young people engaged in their education. Here are some safeguarding considerations if you're a school looking to recruit online tutors.
1st July 2020
Whisper – What Happens Next?
Find out how Whisper will continue to support schools during this time. Get all the information on how our donation will continue and hear all about our latest offer.
23rd June 2020