Online Challenges: Advice for Professionals from the UK Safer Internet Centre #esafety | kentesafety

Following recent press coverage, there has been a number of queries locally in Kent and beyond, from educational settings and wider children’s workforce professionals relating to the so-called ’48 hour challenge’.

Colleagues at the UK Safer Internet Centre have issued information (which was accurate at the time of writing) for professionals on their blog  on the 19.10.17. We suggest educational settings access this information when considering if it is appropriate or necessary to share details with their community.

Educational settings may also find it helpful to access the following…

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Online Challenges: Advice for Professionals from the UK Safer Internet Centre #esafety | kentesafety

Following recent press coverage, there has been a number of queries locally in Kent and beyond, from educational settings and wider children’s workforce professionals relating to the so-called ’48 hour challenge’.

Colleagues at the UK Safer Internet Centre have issued information (which was accurate at the time of writing) for professionals on their blog  on the 19.10.17. We suggest educational settings access this information when considering if it is appropriate or necessary to share details with their community.

Educational settings may also find it helpful to access the following…

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UKCCIS Children’s Online Activities, Risks and Safety: Literature Review published | kentesafety

The UKCCIS evidence review group have  published a literature review regarding ‘Children’s online activities, risks and safety.’

The review focusses on exploring:
trends, to understand recent developments and anticipate emerging issues;
online risk of harm to children and implications for safety policy and practice;
key findings, linking to original reports, highlighting useful graphs and including verbatim quotes from children where available.

The findings of the review may be helpful for DSLs and leaders to consider with regards to implementing effective and appropriate online safety…

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UKCCIS Children’s Online Activities, Risks and Safety: Literature Review published | kentesafety

The UKCCIS evidence review group have  published a literature review regarding ‘Children’s online activities, risks and safety.’

The review focusses on exploring:
trends, to understand recent developments and anticipate emerging issues;
online risk of harm to children and implications for safety policy and practice;
key findings, linking to original reports, highlighting useful graphs and including verbatim quotes from children where available.

The findings of the review may be helpful for DSLs and leaders to consider with regards to implementing effective and appropriate online safety…

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Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper published | kentesafety

On the 11th October 2017, the Government published a consultation that will help shape the UK’s strategies around online safety.

The Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper aims to consider how we can ensure that Britain is the safest place in the world to be online. The strategy seeks to ensure that all options are carefully considered, and wishes to work collaboratively with industry and charities and support children, parents and carers.

The consultation covers various aspects of online safety including:
A new social media code of practice to see a joined-up approach to remove or address…

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Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper published | kentesafety

On the 11th October 2017, the Government published a consultation that will help shape the UK’s strategies around online safety.

The Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper aims to consider how we can ensure that Britain is the safest place in the world to be online. The strategy seeks to ensure that all options are carefully considered, and wishes to work collaboratively with industry and charities and support children, parents and carers.

The consultation covers various aspects of online safety including:
A new social media code of practice to see a joined-up approach to remove or address…

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Anonymous Apps – what school’s need to know #esafety | kentesafety

There has been a recent increase in enquiries from education settings regarding ‘anonymous’ apps and websites. The Kent Online Safety team have put together some information to help schools consider how best to respond.
Anonymous apps – what are they and what are the concerns?

Anonymous apps allow users to leave unnamed or unattributed questions, answers or comments about other people. Many of these apps claim to be designed for adults or business users seeking ‘honest’ feedback from friends, colleagues and clients; most of these apps are rated as suitable for users aged over 18 and were…

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