The centre has three main pillars - an awareness centre, a helpline for the children's workforce and a hotline for removal of criminal content. The partnership was appointed by the European Commission as the Safer Internet Centre for the UK in January 2011 and is one of the 31 Safer Internet Centres of the Insafe network.
What we do for the UK Safer Internet Centre
We run the Professionals Online Safety Helpline dedicated to provide help with online safety issues for any professional working with children and young people
Tools & Resources
We create new tools and awareness-raising resources to support professionals, parents and carers and young people in keeping safe and thriving online
Online Safety Training and events
We deliver training sessions to young people of all ages, parents and carers as well as school staff and other professionals. We also run free Online Safety Live briefings.
Our Work for the UK Safer Internet Centre
Online Safety Training
Online safety training for staff, children & parents, delivered by experts both face-to-face or online
Online Safety Policy Templates for Schools
Download Online Safety Policy templates for your school
Safer Internet Day
Promoting the safe and positive use of digital technology for young people
What is Online Safety?
It can be referred to as Online safety, eSafety or internet safety, but what does it mean?
Keeping Children Safe Online
Our kids will grow up only knowing life with the Internet, so how to keep them safe online?
Why is Online Safety Important?
We have become significantly dependent on and accustomed to the digital services and devices we use for being online. Online safety plays a vital role in the proper use of these tools
Video Conferencing for Kids: Safeguarding and Privacy Overview
Never have video conferencing services been as important as they are right now. No longer are they a novelty but vital for us all to stay connected, whether home, school or work.
Social Media Checklists
Downloadable booklets to guide you through your profile settings
Online Safety Live
Free online safety events delivered across the UK for professionals who work with children
360 Degree Safe
Our multi-award winning online self-review tool for schools
Professionals Online Safety Helpline
Online Safety helpline for professionals who work with children and young people in the UK
So You Got Naked Online
A resource that offers strategies to support the issues resulting from sexting incidents
Latest UK Safer Internet Centre Articles
Making the Most of It - What to do at Home!
Feeling bored? We have put together a list of fun and educational activities you can do straight from your home!
3rd April 2020
Coronavirus - Staying connected and Keeping Safe at Home
Keeping in touch with loved ones and most importantly staying safe is important during self-isolation - hear what our professionals have to say.
25th March 2020
Coronavirus, What You Need to Know - Professionals & Parents
With remote learning now taking full effect, there are a few things to keep in mind if you're a professional or a parent now working from home.
23rd March 2020
Stuck at Home? - Just Remember!
SWGfL is here to support you through these uncertain times. Read all about how we will continue to work alongside you.
20th March 2020