What are Online Safety Incidents?
When an issue occurs online that harms or causes a risk of harm to a person or group of people as a result this is referred to as an online safety incident. Action will need to be taken to resolve the underlying problem and prevent further harm. Examples of some online safety incidents are online reputation issues, grooming, cyberbullying, and sexting.
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COVID-19: Impact on Helplines
What impact did lockdown have on our helplines? What trends were seen and how did things change? You can read all about it from POSH, RP Helpline and Report Harmful Content
29th July 2020
The New Online Resilience Tool for Education Professionals
The POSH helpline has been teaming up with HeadStart Kernow to help and advise them on the new Online Resilience Tool which provides a practical way for education professionals to assess young people’s online behaviour.
20th July 2020
Primary School Receives Record Online Safety Mark Achievement
St. Mark’s Ecumenical Anglican/Methodist Primary School becomes the first school to be awarded the Online Safety Mark for the fourth time.
15th July 2020
SWGfL Carries Out First Ever Remote Assessment for Online Safety Mark
A milestone was achieved when we carried out our first ever remote assessment for the Online Safety Mark last month. Find out how we got on and what the feedback was.
11th June 2020