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21 September 2016

The internet is increasingly used as a gateway by offenders to commit crimes including sexual assaults, sexual exploitation and grooming. To tackle this issue, Childline is launching a new campaign, #ListenToYourSelfie aimed at helping young people recognise the signs of grooming and unhealthy relationships, both online and offline.

Funded by BBC Children in Need, the campaign features two films where selfies come to life and question a situation. The Game focuses on a same-sex online grooming scenario and The Party highlights peer to peer sexual pressure and grooming.

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12 September 2016

The introduction of the Computing curriculum in England aims to equip pupils with the knowledge, understanding and skills to use information and communication technology creatively and purposefully.

A key aspect of this lies in being digitally literate. Online technologies play a huge role and so providing a broad and balanced online safety education at each key stage is vital to ensuring that pupils can navigate the online world safely and positively.

The resources are here.

12 July 2016

The Lancashire P4S site was originally launched in 2012 by the Pan-Lancashire Prevent for Education Group. Following immensely positive feedback and an unprecedented growth in use by schools across the UK, the site has seen recent revisions to ensure currency.

As with the original P4S site, this resource provides a variety of practical materials and broader guidance to support schools with educating and safeguarding pupils against the dangers of radicalisation and violent extremism.

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05 July 2016

In recent years cyberbullying has overtaken traditional forms of bullying, with 12% of children now experiencing cyberbullying compared to 9% face-to-face (Net Children Go Mobile, 2014).

Cyberbullying is a form of bullying, and can have a significant impact on young people’s mental health and wellbeing and can leave them feeling isolated and lonely. It is critical therefore that teachers and professionals understand cyberbullying and know how to prevent and respond to cyberbullying incidents.

More on this resource is here.