As another school year goes past, we looked back on what changes had come about over the last year and how teachers throughout the UK responded to another difficult year in times of COVID. It was clear from 2020 that online safety had become a new priority for the UK and from what we saw throughout 2021, it seemed as though schools continued to spread awareness of this important topic to their students.
19th August 2021
Ken Corish (Online Safety Director for SWGfL and ProjectEVOLVE lead) talks about what ProjectEVOLVE is, how it is there to support professionals, the impact it is having and the exciting new features that are on the horizon.
19th April 2021
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
How and why we have reshaped the UK schools’ tool of choice when developing an effective school online safety strategy.
7th April 2020
The Covid-19 outbreak may mean enforced school closure becomes more likely. SWGfL and the UK Safer Internet Centre have released guidance to help schools plan for teaching remotely.
13th March 2020
The replacement of SWGfL’s current Digital Literacy Curriculum resource with its comprehensive and innovative programme ProjectEVOLVE, due for release in mid-Autumn 2019.
10th September 2019
The Government wants the UK to be the safest place in the world to be online; no mean aspiration given the long,and often tortuous, history of what we now regard as our “online lives”.
8th April 2019
Ofsted's current inspection focus on online safeguarding has made a significant contribution to a school's capacity to protect children from harm. Read our response to the Ofsted Education Inspection Framework 2019.
7th March 2019
The SELMA project has published Hacking Online Hate: Building an Evidence Base for Educators, a research report that synthesises the main findings of comprehensive research
11th February 2019
Flipping the conversation with young people using SWGfL EVOLVE. This new free platform is for any adult who wants to shape and support children and young people’s online lives
8th February 2019
Online Safety has become a key and pivotal part of a school’s broader safeguarding commitment. So where to start? It can look a daunting task when viewed as a whole so the key is breaking the task down into manageable sections.
11th December 2018
ENABLE aims to tackle bullying in a holistic way, helping young people exercise their fundamental rights in the home, school, class and community.
13th November 2018
Today marks the launch of the SELMA (Social and Emotional Learning for Mutual Awareness) website. SELMA aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect.
15th June 2018
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.
2nd May 2018
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.
5th April 2018
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