PROFESSIONALS ONLINE SAFETY NEWSLETTER
Read the new Spring 2018 online safety newsletter for professionals. This issue includes the NSPCC’s latest bullying campaign, Safer Internet Day and much more…
PARENTS ONLINE SAFETY NEWSLETTER
Download the Spring 2018 online safety newsletter for sharing with parents. This issue includes useful guidance on connected toys, sexting and some revealing information about young people’s use of social media..
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#ZeroTolerance2Hate – Hate Crime Pledge
Please register your school or college up to the Devon and Cornwall Hate Crime pledge. By pledging your support you will:
- Promote an equal society to uphold the rights of everyone and we will work to eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation and unfair treatment
- Foster good relations by promoting respect for each other and tackling prejudice
- Report any incidents of hate that are witnessed within our organisation / premises
Let’s be a strong inclusive community – Sign the pedge to send a clear message “Hate Crime is NOT tolerated”
Government unveils plans to improve education for children with additional needs
16/03/2018 | Children and Young People Now
Who said a kid from care cannot achieve great things? They can, and I did
16/03/2018 | Community Care
Youngsters as young as 11 ‘addicted’ to online porn as 2,000 children seek . . .
16/03/2018 | Daily Mail
DfE investigates why some children are more likely to be excluded than others
16/03/2018 | TES
Barristers in the Youth Court must declare they are competent to represent . . .
16/03/2018 | YJLC
Minister warned over proposals that could ‘dilute legal safeguards’ for children
15/03/2018 | Community Care
Lessons about risks of gambling piloted in British schools
15/03/2018 | Guardian
BBC game challenges young people to spot “fake news”
14/03/2018 | BBC
#WhoIsSam: Online contact and reporting to CEOP (TuK Account required)
With the increased threat of offenders using online live streaming platforms there is a need to educate children about the associated risks. CEOP want to help parents and carers protect their children from online offenders like Sam, the fictional narrator of the animation, who targets children online and quickly builds trust with them. The short . . . Website
YOTI – App
Childline and the Internet Watch Foundation have come together to provide a service where children can request the removal of sexual images of themselves which have been shared online. As part of that process the child would be asked to provide a link to where the image is stored online, rather than send the image itself. The child is also required . . . Website
BBC Own It
Own It is delivered in partnership with a range of organisations in the field of child internet safety, and is supported by an “engine room” of expert advisers, doctors and academics and covers everything from online privacy and avoiding malware, to dealing with everyday dilemmas children face online.
22/03/2018 (Central London)
Safeguarding Children in the Digital Age
The internet provides children and young people with countless opportunities for learning, development and socialisation, but the rapidly evolving . . .
ASD and understanding challenging behaviour
This workshop will look at behaviours commonly seen in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), that may be considered ‘challenging.’ We will look at the . . .
Anti-Bullying Week 2018
ABA are official organisers of Anti-Bullying Week. Anti-Bullying Week 2017 was a great success. Anti-Bullying Week 2018 will be held from 12th – 16th . . .