SWGfL Magazine Archive
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
Reporting Online Hate Speech at University
Do you know the correct reporting routes to turn to if you have encountered any hate speech at University? This article shows you where to go for support.
5th 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
An Interview with Roblox
We sat down with Laura Higgins, the Director of Civility and Community Safety at Roblox to ask some questions about the popular online gaming platform. Read the whole interview here.
23rd September 2020
Safer Internet Day 2021 Theme is Announced
Safer Internet Day is on 9th February 2021 and will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world. Find out more in this article.
21st September 2020
SWGfL partner with Phoenix and Trend Micro™ for Cyber Security Services
Find out why cyber-security is so important in today's world and what help is available to ensure your school remains safe online.
18th September 2020
Revenge Porn Helpline: The Busiest Year on Record!
The revenge porn helpline has experienced its busiest year yet with reports surging throughout the lockdown period. Find out more in this latest article.
17th 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 and Netflix release new Parental Control Checklist
SWGfL have added a brand new checklist to their resources. This time we've worked with Netflix to produce a checklist on how to effectively use parental controls
9th September 2020
Report Harmful Content announce 9 new partnerships contributing to safer online dating and gaming.
From today, RHC will be expanding to deal with harmful content located on dating sites and other platforms as part of their 9 new partnerships. Find out who in this latest article.
8th 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