This report draws from young people, some with vulnerabilities, in schools across the UKand their thoughts and experiences of sharing self-generated explicit images, videos or live streams, and also the risks associated with doing so.
Members of the BBC's anti-disinformation team offer insider tips on how to verify photos and videos online - so that you can be sure that what you're seeing is reliable.
On Wednesday 17 June 2020, the Department for Education (DfE) published updated ‘Keeping children safe in education’ (KCSIE) guidance ready for implementation from Tuesday 1 September 2020.
The Education People has produced a summary of key online safety requirements and changes within KCSIE 2020.
Andrew Hall, respected safeguarding specialist, has created a video outlining his understanding of, and response to, the changes to the KCSIE requirements. You can watch the video here.
LGFL has shared a 'tracked changes' document here.
Send me a pic? is a brand new Thinkuknow education resource on the consensual and non-consensual sharing of nude images among young people.
Send me a pic? has been developed in response to learning from our Digital Romance (2017) research into young people’s relationships online, and through extensive collaboration with young people across the UK.
You probably can't whip up a cure on your laptop.
But there is something you can do. Stop the spread of misinformation.
The Education Safeguarding Service have published a Template Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for Remote Learning. During the current Covid-19 restrictions, many schools and settings are implementing remote learning, including live streaming, as well as other forms of online communication to provide formal education and to stay in touch with learners and/or parents carers. The AUP template will enable schools and settings to clearly state their online behaviour expectations for all involved.