Reports of online scares or challenges encouraging harmful or suicidal behaviours can be alarming and confusing. Here we look at how you can speak to your child about scares and challenges, and how to respond if they have seen one.
Useful resources for Parents and Carers
Jessie & Friends is a three-episode animated series from CEOP's Thinkuknow education team which aims to equip 4-7 year olds with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to help them stay safe from sexual abuse and other risks they may encounter online.
Ceop trained adults can log in to the site to access teaching materials and planning.
BBC CBBC resource site with clear and practical support for all elements of online lfe for young people and children.
A clear infographic to help parents and carers support children and young people in their screen and spocial media use.
How do young people understand and practice consent online? This report reveals just how integral sharing and viewing online content is to young people’s lives, and how vital it is that we all understand the needs that young people have in navigating how to ask, give and receive permission online.
TikTok users get 15 seconds to record a video, or can string together multiple clips to make stories of up to 60 seconds.
It’s billed as a lip syncing platform, but the descriptor isn’t doing anyone any favors. It’s a mishmash of content, both good and bad, that does feature a lot of lip syncing.