Exploring Online Reputation

Exploring Online Reputation

This latest in our series looking at the new UKCCIS framework for educators “Education for a Connected World”. In this article we discuss online reputation, and explore how it is covered in the framework.

2 May 2018
South West Grid
UKSIC shortlisted for ISPA Award

UKSIC shortlisted for ISPA Award

The UK Safer Internet Centre has been shortlisted for an ISPA 2018 award under the category Best Project or Partnership.

30 April 2018
South West Grid
Survey of Headteachers and Safeguarding Leads

Survey of Headteachers and Safeguarding Leads

The use of mobile devices by children appears to put more young people at risk of online sexual abuse. Marie Collins Foundation and the University of Suffolk want to establish a clear picture of the scale of the issue.

26 April 2018
Online Safety
Professionals Online Safety Helpline update: (Jan - Mar 2018)

Professionals Online Safety Helpline update: (Jan - Mar 2018)

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline provides free support to members of the UK's children's workforce with an online safety concern. This is an insight into the type of cases the helpline has been dealing with over the last 3 months.

25 April 2018
Online Safety
Safer Internet Day 2018 reaches 45% of young people

Safer Internet Day 2018 reaches 45% of young people

The Safer Internet Day 2018 Impact Report has revealed that this year's campaign reached 45% of 8-17 year olds in the UK.

11 April 2018
Online Safety
Education for a Connected World: Online Relationships

Education for a Connected World: Online Relationships

In this series we take an in-depth look at the new UKCCIS framework “Education for a Connected World”, discuss the topics in the framework and how the content could be used to shape appropriate and effective engagement.

5 April 2018
Online Safety
Does your school own its domain?

Does your school own its domain?

Your IT company has registered a domain for your school, but did they enter the registrant details correctly? Who owns the domain? What happens if you switch companies and you are unable to get control of your domain back?

28 March 2018
Schools Internet Service
Demystifying Tech: Programming 101

Demystifying Tech: Programming 101

Programming used to be for socially awkward bearded people who didn’t have a girlfriend, now it is essential enough that we need to teach it to the next generation. But where to start?

22 March 2018
Education Services
FOMO Causes Young People To Spend Too Much Time Online

FOMO Causes Young People To Spend Too Much Time Online

Our first report in a series exploring the relationship between digital technology and young people’s wellbeing.

22 March 2018
South West Grid
Why Compulsory RSE is so important

Why Compulsory RSE is so important

To celebrate International Women's Day 2018, we look at proposals to allow parents to withdraw young people from RSE classes and discuss why it's a backward step.

8 March 2018
Education Services
Social Media, cyberbullying and society's real challenge

Social Media, cyberbullying and society's real challenge

Last week saw Young Minds launch its report looking into the impact the online world is having on young people’s mental health, here Ben Bolton looks at whether the recommendations are likely to have the desired effect.

5 March 2018
Online Safety
Education for a Connected World

Education for a Connected World

Karl Hopwood, independent online safety expert, looks at the new UKCCIS education framework for a Connected World and how it can help young people build resilience, develop critical thinking and become responsible users of technology.

23 February 2018
Online Safety
Parenting in a Digital Age: Youtube (+ 5 Top Tips)

Parenting in a Digital Age: Youtube (+ 5 Top Tips)

Over the past 7 years, statistics show a big decline in traditional TV watching, with a corresponding large increase in on-demand consumption amongst young people. With such a big shift, how do we manage the risks?

21 February 2018
Online Safety
Nominate for the BT Young Pioneer Award 2018

Nominate for the BT Young Pioneer Award 2018

To celebrate young tech pioneers, BT are supporting the Young Pioneer Award which recognises young people who are using tech to help solve a problem. Nominations can include any kind of digital technology that is created by young people to improve the lives of others.

21 February 2018
Education Services
Football clubs help celebrate Safer Internet Day 2018

Football clubs help celebrate Safer Internet Day 2018

How more than 50 football clubs from across the country got involved to help make this year's event the biggest yet.

13 February 2018
Online Safety
Raising the Game: Government launches new Education Framework for a Connected World

Raising the Game: Government launches new Education Framework for a Connected World

With the recent publication of the new UKCCIS framework for Education in a Connected World, Ken Corish discusses why it's so important for teachers, carers and parents across the country.

9 February 2018
Online Safety
Millions take part to help make Safer Internet Day 2018 the biggest yet!

Millions take part to help make Safer Internet Day 2018 the biggest yet!

Tuesday 6th February saw the celebration of Safer Internet Day across the world in more than 140 countries. We look back on the range of activities that took place across the country that helped make the day so successful.

8 February 2018
Online Safety
Scottish Government unveils new and improved 360 Degree Safe tool in Scotland

Scottish Government unveils new and improved 360 Degree Safe tool in Scotland

360 degree safe Scotland just got better. Our award winning online safety self-review tool has undergone a major upgrade making it more secure, reliable and user friendly.

6 February 2018
South West Grid
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Everything you need to get involved

Safer Internet Day 2018 - Everything you need to get involved

It’s Safer Internet Day today and we are so excited about the huge range of activities that will be taking place up and down the country to celebrate #SID2018.

6 February 2018
Online Safety
Parenting in a Digital Age: Call simulator apps, it's your call

Parenting in a Digital Age: Call simulator apps, it's your call

Following recently articles about apps which promise to call you as various different cartoon characters. Kat Tremlett looks at the dangers these apps pose and what parents can do to protect young people.

31 January 2018
Online Safety
Less than a week to go until Safer Internet Day: 7 ways to get involved

Less than a week to go until Safer Internet Day: 7 ways to get involved

With less than a week to go until Safer Internet Day 2018 - here are 7 ways that you can help support the day.

31 January 2018
Online Safety
Safeguarding: Advice for professionals this Safer Internet Day

Safeguarding: Advice for professionals this Safer Internet Day

Professionals Online Safety Helpline offers advice on what to do if a young person comes to you with an online safety concern.

30 January 2018
Online Safety
Safer Internet Day 2018: Education packs and SID TV films now available

Safer Internet Day 2018: Education packs and SID TV films now available

To help organisations get involved in Safer Internet Day on 6th February, the UK Safer Internet Centre has launched Safer Internet Day 2018 Education Packs and SID TV videos.

22 January 2018
Online Safety
Safety Snakes: Programming meets Online Safety

Safety Snakes: Programming meets Online Safety

Safety Snakes is a brand new, free resource designed to help primary school pupils learn how to stay safe online, while also developing their computational thinking and programming skills.

22 January 2018
South West Grid
What's in a meme?

What's in a meme?

Carmel Glassbrook, Helpline Practitioner, looks at the viral nature of memes and the importance of stopping to think about the person beyond the meme.

19 January 2018
South West Grid
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