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YouTube bans dangerous or harmful pranks (16/01/2019)
Source: BBC
Ofsted pledges ‘rebalanced’ deal for schools in tough areas (16/01/2019)
Source: BBC
Paedophile father took me on the run (13/01/2019)
Source: Daily Mail
School debt climbs nearly fourfold, warns think-tank (11/01/2019)
Source: Children and Young People Now


05/02/2019 : Safer Internet Day 2019
| Details
21/02/2019 : CEOP Ambassador Course
Manchester |  From £249.00 | Details
01/03/2019 : Child Protection Training – Group 3 (Designated Safeguarding Officer)
YFC Centre, Amory Building, Cheriton Bishop |  £75 for VOYC members | Details
19/03/2019 : CEOP ThinkUKnow Online Safety training
Wimborne |  Free | Details


Police in the Classroom (NPCC|PSHE Association)
Source: View document (PDF)
The Periodic Table of Digital Resilience
Source: View document (PDF)
National protocol on reducing criminalisation of looked-after children
Source: View document (PDF)
Child Criminal Exploitation – How do gangs recruit and coerce young people
Source: View document (PDF)

Online Safety

Download and read our latest online safety newsletters for professionals and parents. With the latest information and guidance from across the online world, you will find plenty to read. You can also sign up to our regular newsletters here.

Autumn 2018 Newsletters

Professional’s newsletter
Parent’s newsletter


NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety


What parents need to know about online grooming and sextortion

Addiction by design

Unseen launches app to report modern slavery

Know the signs – County Lines (Urban gangs couriering drugs and money into local communities)

Effects of technology on mental health

Think You Understand Me?

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