Discover free downloadable resources and engaging activities for various age groups, fostering a safer online environment this Safer Internet Day! Safer Internet Day 2024 takes place on 6th February 2024 and the official resources are now available to download for free. The theme this year is Inspiring Change? Making aRead More →

Young people’s relationships with AI chatbots is perhaps more common than you might think and it is an area of AI that is becoming more and more popular. ‘Coded Companions’ is a new report from the youth platform VoiceBox, which presents in-depth research into how AI chatbots affect young people’sRead More →

The UK Safer Internet Centre’s Professionals Online Safety Helpline has introduced new guidance to aid educators and professionals working with young people. The guidance aims to answer frequently asked queries on topics including reporting content of concern on social media, impersonation on social media platforms, and responding to incidents ofRead More →

Better Internet for Kids (BIK) teacher corner is a place especially for teachers, educators and other adults who work with children and young people. This is a ‘one-stop shop’ for learning and teaching about digital citizenship and online safety. You will find free information, advice and resources to support youRead More →

The Department for Education’s (DfE) updated statutory guidance for schools and colleges in England, ‘Keeping children safe in education’ came into force on 1st September 2023. This revised guidance was shared for information in June, but there have been further amendments to paragraphs 142, about the appropriateness of filtering and monitoringRead More →

Talk Relationships – free lesson plans and elearning offer from the NSPCC. You can now access free lesson plans and also sign up the NSPCC ‘Talk Relationships’ elearning courses to support you with delivering sex and relationship education in your setting. Talk Relationships supports secondary schools to deliver inclusive sexRead More →

If you are concerned about Artificial Intelligence and Online Safety, then a good starting point would be to look at the guidance provided by South West Grid for Learning. Their support page breaks down everything you need to know about AI and how to stay safe online. It explains whatRead More →

An update from CEOP Education – Sky News – an opportunity for schools. Sky News are seeking primary or secondary teachers to deliver a CEOP Education lesson with children on camera, to highlight the work that schools are doing to protect children from online sexual abuse. Only a short portionRead More →

This key strategy strives to improve age-appropriate digital services and to ensure that every child is protected, empowered and respected online.  The child-friendly version of the new European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids (BIK+) is now available for free download.  Alternatively, it is also possible to order printedRead More →

Despite only emerging in 2016, TikTok is now the fastest-growing social media platform around. As a result, understanding how it works and how to use it safely really matters for families.  However, it’s one thing wanting to find out more about functionality, reporting or privacy settings. Having the time toRead More →