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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

 Tagged with digital citizenship


24 May 2021

Be Internet Citizens launched in UK youth centres in 2017 with a curriculum designed and evaluated by experts from the ISD (Institute for Strategic Dialogue).

The programme achieved PSHE accreditation in 2018 and is now used in schools across the country. It also offers teachers and youth sector workers the training and resources they need to deliver the curriculum independently.

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01 May 2021

This annual report looks at media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15, as well as media access and use by young children aged 3-4.

It also includes findings on parents’ views about their children’s media use, and how they monitor and manage it. It is intended to provide a comprehensive picture of children’s media experiences in 2020/21 as a reference for industry, policymakers, academics and the general public.

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15 March 2021

An anonymous cyberbully in Pennsylvania seemed to have one goal in mind: Force a trio of cheerleaders off their formidable local team, the Victory Vipers.

Doctored images were sent to the coach of the competitive squad that appeared to show the teen girls in humiliating or compromising situations that could get them kicked off the team, like appearing nude, drinking alcohol and using drugs, according to the criminal complaint.

In anonymous texts and calls, the bully told one girl “you should kill yourself.”

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