Supporting professionals working with children and young people
Co-funded by the European Commission, The Professionals Online Safety Helpline (POSH) was set up in 2011 to help all members of the community working with or for children in the UK, with any online safety issues they, or children and young people in their care, may face. So if you work with children and young people, we're here to help you.
Latest Helpline Articles
The Home Office launch ‘Something’s Not Right’ Campaign
The Home Office has joined forces with charities including the IWF, the Marie Collins Foundation, the NSPCC, Barnardo’s and The Children’s Society to launch a new campaign to protect victims of child abuse.
19th November 2020
Video Games Can Offer Deep and Ongoing Educational Benefits
Andy Robertson, the author of the Taming Gaming book writes about the educational benefits of Video Games whilst suggesting some key titles to explore.
4th November 2020
Teachers and school staff, across UK, facing ‘burnout’ because of online harassment and ‘bullying’ from pupils
A new report will highlight how hundreds of people working with young people could be facing mental health issues as a result of online harms.
2nd November 2020
Give your Feedback on Online Safety Resources!
The University of Suffolk invites you to participate in a project to investigate what parents, guardians and professionals think about online safety resources created by Internet Matters and SWGfL
12th October 2020