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
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
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
Why Do We Play Video Games?
Have you ever wondered why so many of us play video games? Is there more to it than just being a fun distraction? Here we look at some of the psychology and lesser known benefits of gaming whilst addressing some of the more common complaints towards the medium.
16th July 2020
Covid-19: Expectations and Effects on Children Online
Covid-19 has affected the lives of billions of people across the world, with unprecedented peacetime restrictions imposed. David Wright (Director of UK Safer Internet Centre) looks at the expectations and effects this time has had towards children online.
18th June 2020
Whisper - ''An Amazing Resource At This Time''
Currently over 190 schools have signed up to a safe, secure, anonymous reporting tool. But how are schools using it? And what has the response been? We contacted just one of these schools to find out how it’s been working for them.
20th May 2020
Press Start With Gaming
New to gaming and want to see what all the fuss is about? Here we look at why gaming is so popular and list some experiences you can play individually or as a whole family.
4th May 2020
Coronavirus - Staying connected and Keeping Safe at Home
Keeping in touch with loved ones and most importantly staying safe is important during self-isolation - hear what our professionals have to say.
25th March 2020
Coronavirus, What You Need to Know - Professionals & Parents
With remote learning now taking full effect, there are a few things to keep in mind if you're a professional or a parent now working from home.
23rd March 2020
Stuck at Home? - Just Remember!
SWGfL is here to support you through these uncertain times. Read all about how we will continue to work alongside you.
20th March 2020
From Mobile to Smartphone
Find out what has changed in the last 20 years with a nostalgia trip back to when Smartphones were just Mobiles.
16th March 2020
Latest Version of "So You Got Naked Online" Released
So You Got Naked Online’ was first written in 2012 and has proved to be one of our most valuable and popular resources; translated into many languages it has inspired content globally. We have now updated the resource for 2020
4th February 2020
We all have an online reputation. What’s yours?
If you use the internet, you've got an online reputation (or digital footprint). Knowing what's out there and how to control it is important for everyone. This is how you do it.
20th January 2020
Staying safe on Xbox – 5 in 5
Five tips, five minutes, high five. If your kids are playing Xbox, take five minutes now to understand how you can keep them safe and clued up when they're gaming.
13th January 2020