Learning about online sexual harm
Added: 02/12/2019 at 7:58 am Category: Online Safety, Safeguarding
This research was commissioned by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (the Inquiry),1 as part of its investigation into institutional responses to child sexual abuse and exploitation facilitated by the internet.
Snapchat: Privacy & Safety Checklist (Updated November 2019)
Added: 25/11/2019 at 4:21 pm Category: Online Safety
The checklist holds information on how to keep your Snapchat profile under your control. The Snapchat Checklist quickly answers those common questions about your profile such as how can I stay in control, how do I find all my friends, how do I block and delete and ow do I report a problem?
Childline Annual Review 2018/19
Added: 21/11/2019 at 7:53 am Category: Safeguarding
The Annual Review shows Childline delivered 4,500 counselling sessions around child sexual exploitation in 2018/19 – a 16% increase on the previous year.1 The youngest child was just 9. In more than a third of counselling sessions about child sexual exploitation young people said they were targeted online – usually through social media or video games, and often by their peers or people they knew.
Looked after Minds – Prioritising the Mental Health of Care-Experienced Children and Young People
Added: 21/11/2019 at 7:30 am Category: Health/Wellbeing
Mental health matters to care-experienced children and young people. It is consistently raised as one of the key priorities from young people themselves, but their calls for action are not being taken seriously enough and they are often left waiting for the support they need.
So You Got Naked Online
Added: 19/11/2019 at 12:34 pm Category: Online Safety
‘So you got naked online’ is a leaflet that helps and advises young people who may find themselves in a situation where they (or a friend) have put a sexting image or video online and have lost control over that content and who it’s being shared with. It is available as a 15-page booklet or handout flyer. There is a cost to purchase these, but more information can be found on the suppliers website.
Keeping children safe in education (Sept 19)
Added: 14/11/2019 at 10:02 am Category: Education, Safeguarding
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education (the department) issued under Section 175 of the Education Act 2002, the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014, and the Non-Maintained Special Schools (England) Regulations 2015. Schools and colleges in England must have regard to it when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. For the purposes of this guidance children includes everyone under the age of 18.
The Annual Bullying Survey 2019
Added: 11/11/2019 at 7:19 am Category: Bullying
This year, we are celebrating our seventh annual edition of this crucial body of evidence; documenting the true extent and nature of bullying behaviours from the real and often unheard voices of the young people who experience it. Our research continues to influence policy and innovation within the anti-bullying sector; whilst empowering educators and various other stakeholders to make more informed decisions in the prevention of bullying.
Creating opportunity for all: our vision for alternative provision
Added: 05/11/2019 at 8:16 am Category: Education
This sets out how government will transform alternative provision to make sure these education settings provide high-quality teaching and an education that meets the individual needs of all children, regardless of their circumstances.
The detention of young people with learning disabilities and/or autism
Added: 04/11/2019 at 7:33 am Category: Diversity, Health/Wellbeing
We regard ourselves as a civilised society with a respect for human rights. Most people would say we should take extra care to support young people and those who are disabled. But the brutal truth is that we are failing to protect some of the most vulnerable young people – those with learning disabilities and/or autism. And indeed, we are inflicting terrible suffering on those detained in mental health hospitals and causing anguish to their distraught families. The recent BBC Panorama programme showing taunting and abuse of patients at Whorlton Hall exposed the horrific reality for some.