The Internet Safety Strategy looks at how we can ensure Britain is the safest place in the world to be online. The Strategy considers the responsibilities of companies to their users, the use of technical solutions to prevent online harms and government’s role in supporting users.
Useful Resources for Adults who work with Young People
It may feel awkward, but it's important to explain to children the risks of sexting, how to stay safe and remind them that they can talk to you if something ever makes them feel scared or uncomfortable.
This draft document explores key questions in the form of a checklist to help educational settings ensure the maximum impact of online safety sessions.
The guidance highlights a range of resources which can be used to support educational setting to develop a whole setting approach towards online safety in line with national guidance. The document can be used to facilitate conversations between educational settings and external visitors to develop children and young people’s digital literacy skills and parental awareness.
Are you a teacher of 8-16-year-olds? Ask your pupils to complete the appropriate survey. They could do it for homework or during break time. It only takes 10-15 minutes.
You can then access free teaching resources to use with your pupils AFTER they have completed the survey. This includes a resource that takes you through the correct answers to the test questions and a booklet with ideas of how to embed critical literacy within your classroom.
An image of an NFL player burning the American flag in a locker room has gone viral despite being completely fake.
The doctored photograph, which has been shared thousands of times on social media, shows Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett fervently burning the flag.
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.