Feedback

Simfin

esafety and digital citizenship specialist

Naace Impact Award Winner for Leadership

For his commitment to ensuring a safe and supportive learning environment for the education sector

What people say about simfin

  • Feedback from (Year 10) students and staff on your session has been superb. Thank you!

    secondary school senior leader North Tyneside

 Tagged with parents


28 March 2019

Love it or hate it, parents have made their way on to social media, and seem to be there to stay.

It's a great way of staying in touch - and it's always amusing watching your parents attempt to take selfies or use emojis.

But if they share photos of you online without your permission - and have no understanding of privacy settings - have they crossed the line?

Read more

26 February 2019

It's disappointing to see people and organisations who should know better, sharing alarmist misinformation about Momo - again. I thought we'd dealt with this last time it appeared in our timelines on socialmedia.

 

However, if you believe a child is vulnerable, could easily be pursuaded by strangers to take their own life, and does not receive ongoing guidance and support from a parent or carer, then seek professional help for that child immediately.

 

The following article provides a clear overview of the Momo issue.

 

Read more

 

 

...And a flyer for parents by National Online Safety is  here

 

11 September 2018

We know that as a parent it may be hard to understand the changing digital landscape and what your kids are doing online. That's why we've created this resource. We're here to fill you in on what Instagram is all about, give you some conversation starters for you and your teen and show you some of the tools that are in place to keep your teen safe.

Read more

14 May 2018

In this blog Childnet, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, explore the safety feature ‘Restricted Mode’ on YouTube; looking at how it works and some things to be aware of when using it.

At Childnet our Education Team go into schools each day to deliver online safety sessions to pupils, parents and teachers. In these sessions we are often asked about filtering content on the online video-sharing service, YouTube.

Read more