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Safeguarding Children from Fake News

fake news in schools

There can be no doubt that the amount of fake news, the language of propaganda, the selective use of statistics and what can only be called actual lies, are a problem for education professionals. Every part of the education chain is facing the same core issue: ensuring that learners are equipped to critically evaluate the…

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Safer Internet Day 2018

safer internet day 2018

You’ve probably already seen the news on social media…today is Safer Internet Day 2018! You can spread the word by using the hashtag #SID2018 on all your social media posts today, and join in the global conversation to help inspire a safer internet. Safer Internet Day is a global celebration coordinated by the UK Safer…

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3 Important Online Safety Tips for Parents and Professionals

Over the past 10 years, the internet has developed to such an extent that some parents and carers feel their knowledge of how to make laptops, smartphones, tablets and even games consoles safe for their children is just not good enough anymore. If you feel this way, we don’t blame you. Apps get updated on…

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Mother calls for action on cyberbullying

The mother of a  teenager who took his own life, after being bullied online, has written an open letter published in the Worcester News calling on people to do more to help anyone being bullied and prevent the further tragic loss of life. Mrs Alexander begins the letter by saying “I write this letter not for…

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Training Renewals Reminders

If your child protection or e-safety training is up for renewal soon, don’t panic. We will send you an email to let you know exactly when your training and certifications expire. It’s incredibly easy to buy new training credits or to renew your unlimited licence. If you would like to have a chat with us…

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Are your staff e-safety savvy?

Much of modern life in conducted online these days. Social media is a fantastic way to stay in touch and network, but there can be hazards. As a teacher, it is imperative to ensure that you have the knowledge to use social media sensibly and without exposing yourself to any potential pitfalls. We offer an…

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Preventing pupils misusing computers during school time

According to an article in The Herald Scotland, nearly a third of pupils aged between 11 and 16 have accessed unsuitable material on the internet whilst using computers in their schools. The poll measured the internet usage of 1000 school students and found that 29% had viewed sites with abusive or violent sites and even…

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Only a few weeks until the end of term

December is just a blink away and that means the end of term is almost here. Unfortunately, Ofsted could still appear on the horizon so ensure that all your safeguarding training is up to date. We offer a range of training, including child protection and e-safety training. The courses take around an hour to complete…

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It’s never too late to get computer literate

With growing emphasis placed upon the use of digital technology, there are many in society who are finding their lack of skills a barrier. The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) has called for the government to use schools as a means by which children and parents can engage with digital technology. Many parents…

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OBE for services to child internet safety

Sonia Livingstone, professor of media and communications at the London School of Economics was given an OBE in the New Years honours list, for her services to children and child internet safety. Professor Livingstone has been working with schools and advising the government on internet safety for many years. She said “I wanted to get the message…

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