A leading adoption charity is urging the government to train foster carers to spot the signs of radicalisation among young asylum seekers from countries like Syria and Iraq who are living in their homes.
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A dad has shared distressing screenshots of messages his seven-year-old daughter received from an online predator in a bid to warn other parents.
A bleak film which tells the story of how teenager Kayleigh Haywood was groomed online by a stranger and then brutally raped and murdered has been released by police.
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a sexting scandal after pupils at a leading public school were duped into posting explicit selfies online.
Parents at £29,000-a-year Dauntsey's School in Wiltshire were reportedly warned that 42 pupils were targeted.
In a time of SnapChat, Twitter and Facebook, getting in touch with your friends has never been easier, but it all comes at a cost.
ABC News recently conducted an experiment to see what would happen when bystanders witness a young girl meeting up with a stranger she met online. The girl was ready to forget the fact that a grown man sitting across the table is not 16 year old Brian she’s been texting with, but what would people overhearing their conversation do? What would YOU do?
Extremism is not a new topic in education, but recent events and legislation require schools to be fully apprised with this area. London Grid for Learning have created this resource in partnership with Sara Khan from counter-extremism and women's rights organisation Inspire. She highlights the fact that mainstream Islam and ISIS are worlds apart, and lays out principles that apply equally to all forms of extremism, including the far-right. This resource should not only build professionals' confidence in safeguarding young people, but also help in challenging anti-Muslim sentiment and promote shared values and community cohesion.