The UK Safer Internet Centre runs free Online Safety Live events throughout the year, available to any professional who works with children and young people. Take a look at this article and see what events are available for the start of the year.
18th January 2022
With this year’s Safer Internet Day theme being all about gaming, we’re jumping into this huge topic over the next few weeks. For now though, we're looking at the humble beginnings of gaming and how online safety has evolved alongside it.
14th January 2022
SWGfL and The Marie Collins Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new support service that is there to support professionals working with children and young people around tackling harmful sexual behaviour incidents on and offline. Find out more in this article.
10th January 2022
Safer Internet Day is just over a month away and there’s already so much you can do to get involved. Take a look at some of the activities you can do in this latest article to show your support on the 8th February 2022.
7th January 2022
A new year brings a new school term, so why not spend time taking a look at our products, services & resources to support you during this time. Discover more about some of the services we offer in this latest article.
5th January 2022
We have brought out an updated TikTok checklist available to download. The checklist breaks down how users can perform certain actions to keep their profiles more in their control. Find out what is included.
15th December 2021
If you missed Exploring Media Literacy last week, don’t worry, we’ve compiled all the resources and topics that were discussed. Find out who spoke at the event and what information is now available.
13th December 2021
YouTube has incorporated a new feature to ‘hide’ the ‘dislike’ count on videos making it only private to the creator but still allowing viewers to press the ‘dislike’ button if they wish. Take a look at our article to find out more.
10th December 2021
Tickets are still available for our online event with TikTok - Make sure you reserve your free place and get ready to hear from some of the leading professionals around the subject of media literacy.
3rd December 2021
Keep a close eye on our social media through December as we’ll be posting a new message every day which will include advice, resources or tools to support you with online safety. Find out more in this article.
29th November 2021
Recent cyber-bullying research conducted by the Early Intervention Foundation has shown that only a third of professionals working with adolescents were ‘equipped to help stop cyberbullying’. Find out what was found and why there is a need for more online safety training.
23rd November 2021
We’ve worked with Headstart Kernow, an organisation in Cornwall that supports children and young people’s wellbeing and digital resilience to bring some free online events throughout November and the beginning of December about ProjectEVOLVE
9th November 2021
We were delighted to see that on Friday last week, SWGfL was shortlisted as a finalist for two BETT awards for 2022. Find out what has been put forward and when we'll know the results.
8th November 2021
We have pulled together the two previous quarterly figures for the Report Harmful Content service, showing what trends they have seen throughout the year and the key statistics around reports they have received.
4th November 2021
Ken Corish (ProjectEVOLVE lead and online safety director at SWGfL) has put together this useful video guide around how the ProjectEVOLVE knowledge map feature works and how it goes towards planning for what areas of the toolkit to use.
1st November 2021
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