Articles by Chris Heal
SWGfL launches new Roblox & Tiktok checklists
This Safer Internet Day we launched our two most recent checklists for the popular online gaming platform Roblox, and the mobile video hosting app, TikTok.
2nd March 2020
Online Safety, Anfield and Ciara - Safer Internet Day 2020
On Tuesday 11th February, Liverpool Football Club played host to around 450 local school children and SWGfL’s UK Safer Internet Centre team for Safer Internet Day.
14th February 2020
SWGfL statement on UK Government response to Online Harms White Paper
David Wright, UK Safer Internet Centre Director at SWGfL, issues statement following the UK Government's response to the Online Harms white paper.
12th February 2020
Safer Internet Day 2020: Everything you need to get involved
Tomorrow is Safer Internet Day and there will be a huge range of activities taking place up and down the country to celebrate!
10th February 2020
Last Chance to Register as a Safer Internet Day Supporter
Monday is your last chance to register as a supporter and showcase how you are getting involved.
7th February 2020
Safer Internet Day 2020: One week to go!
With just one week to go until Safer Internet Day on the 11th February, now is the perfect time to reflect on how your organisation is promoting online safety.
5th February 2020
Safer Internet Day 2020: Together for a better internet
Tuesday 11 February is Safer Internet Day! This year it aims to inspire conversations about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.
24th January 2020
Schools invited to enter competition to tackle Online Hate
In this article Chris Heal, our communications officer, provides information about the SELMA hackathon competition around online hate speech and encourages young people aged 15-18 to enter by 20 September.
4th September 2018
Safer Internet Day 2019 - Save the Date, Tuesday 5th February
Safer Internet Day (SID)2019 which will take place on Tuesday 5th February 2019, with the global theme of ‘Together for a better internet’.
13th August 2018
Government announces new UK Council to improve Online Safety
The UK Government has announced it is expanding the scope of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) to help improve online safety for everyone.
30th July 2018
Young People Urged to Help Tackle Online Hate
As part of a new pan-European project SWGfL is looking for young people, aged 15-18, to submit their ideas and take part in a competition in Berlin in December aimed at tackling online hate. Find out how to get involved.
25th June 2018
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.
30th April 2018
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.
11th April 2018
Young Minds publishes report on impact of cyber bullying on young people's mental health
Children’s mental health charity YoungMinds, Alex Chalk, MP, and The Children’s Society, publish report into the impact of cyberbullying on children and young people’s mental health.
27th February 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.
13th February 2018