E-safety Training for Governors

Helping governors understand their digital safeguarding responsibilities

E-safety Support - March 16, 2017 14:07 - Blog Story


Stop CSE Awareness Day - 18th March

Join the Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation

E-safety Support - March 15, 2017 10:56 - Blog Story


New anti-bullying programme backed by...

Internet Matters in partnership with tootoot, and supported by the Department for Education, are inviting schools to take part in a pilot online service to report bullying and cyberbullying concerns.

Michael Brennan - March 07, 2017 11:41 - Blog Story


Childnet 2017 Film Competition Launches

Online safety charity Childnet call on young people to ‘Be the Change’ and enter the 8th Childnet Film Competition.

Childnet International - March 02, 2017 09:50 - Blog Story


Stop, Look and Listen this National...

What will your #StopLookListen17 pledge be for National Safeguarding Month?

E-safety Support - February 22, 2017 10:33 - Blog Story


Parents' Advice on keeping safe...

Results from the 2016 Cybersurvey

Adrienne Katz - February 16, 2017 10:51 - Blog Story


Apps for Teachers and Education

A new series of peer-to-peer reviews of apps being used by schools

E-safety Support - February 09, 2017 13:37 - Blog Story


SID2017 - Competition Winners

See the winning entries for our annual Safer Internet Day competition

E-safety Support - February 07, 2017 15:28 - Blog Story


Today is Safer Internet Day 2017

Safer Internet Day 2017 showcases the power of image in today’s digital youth culture

E-safety Support - February 07, 2017 08:12 - Blog Story


SID2017 - Competition Update

SID2017 - Competition Update

E-safety Support - February 02, 2017 10:53 - Blog Story


For children and teenagers, it is...

Latest Childwise Monitor Report sees the resurgence of the mobile phone

E-safety Support - January 27, 2017 10:27 - Blog Story


SID2017 Free Webinar

SID2017 Free Webinar

E-safety Support - January 19, 2017 16:27 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day 2017

Safer Internet Day 2017 set to be biggest yet

Childnet International - January 13, 2017 11:32 - Blog Story


E-safety Annual Events

A reminder of the e-safety related events and activities held throughout the year

E-safety Support - January 06, 2017 11:17 - Blog Story


E-safety in 2016

A review of the e-safety related events of 2016

E-safety Support - December 14, 2016 14:30 - Blog Story


The struggle to meet staff training...

Schools continue to fail Ofsted inspections due to inadequate training for staff

E-safety Support - December 08, 2016 10:49 - Blog Story


Selfies, Sexting and Sextortion

This week there have been a string of reminders in the news about the risks young people are exposed to through selfies, sexting and sextortion.

E-safety Support - December 01, 2016 15:30 - Blog Story


Online overtakes TV as kids’ top pastime

The internet has overtaken television as the top media pastime for the UK’s children

E-safety Support - November 24, 2016 10:35 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day 2017 Competition

Encourage pupils to 'Be the change: Unite for a better Internet with our Safer Internet Day Competition

E-safety Support - November 16, 2016 15:14 - Blog Story


Anti-Bullying Week - 14th - 18th...

Anti-Bullying Week shines a spotlight on bullying and encourages all children, teachers and parents to take action against bullying throughout the year.

E-safety Support - November 10, 2016 10:43 - Blog Story


Worldwide research into the benefits...

Global Kids Online research confirms that the majority of children say they learn something new online at least every week, but large numbers still face risks online.

E-safety Support - November 03, 2016 11:42 - Blog Story


Fraud and cybercrime could have cost...

Get Safe Online urges people to make every day safer by treating online security as part of our everyday routines

E-safety Support - October 18, 2016 11:27 - Blog Story


Digital Kids Show 2016

Thousands of digitastic families set to descend on the Digital Kids Show this October half term at EventCity, Manchester

E-safety Support - October 13, 2016 08:52 - Blog Story


National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Saturday 8th-Saturday 15th October 2016

E-safety Support - October 05, 2016 13:30 - Blog Story


Sexting in schools and colleges

UKCCIS Report: Responding to incidents and safeguarding young people

Tim Pinto - September 29, 2016 10:01 - Blog Story


Tootoot launches first Pupil Voice...

The first Pupil Voice Week runs from 26th – 30th September 2016

Michael Brennan - September 21, 2016 10:13 - Blog Story


National Internet of things survey to...

Schools across the UK are being invited to take part in a national survey of Internet use by pupils when at home.

E-safety Support - September 15, 2016 09:41 - Blog Story


Childnet launch e-safety programme...

Innovative peer-to-peer education programme now open to all UK schools

Childnet International - September 01, 2016 09:16 - Blog Story


Childnet Film Competition Winners

Young people shine online as Childnet announce the winners of the Childnet Film Competition 2016

Childnet International - July 19, 2016 09:32 - Blog Story


Protecting Children from The Threat...

Holiday tips to share with parents to help children to avoid online risks

Broadband Genie - July 14, 2016 08:36 - Blog Story


E-safety Tips for Whole School...

15 tips to encourage pupils, parents and staff to get involved in e-safety

E-safety Support - July 07, 2016 10:37 - Blog Story


Stand Up To Bullying Day

Bullying isn't confined to the school gates and its victims aren't limited to young people

E-safety Support - July 05, 2016 08:27 - Blog Story


Anti-Bullying Alliance Search for...

The Anti-Bullying Alliance launch national search for star teachers that go the distance when it comes to tackling bullying

E-safety Support - June 30, 2016 11:17 - Blog Story


Engaging parents with e-safety

Why e-safety education must begin at home

E-safety Support - June 23, 2016 10:43 - Blog Story


Stop Cyberbullying Day - 17th June 2016

Friday 17th June 2016 is Stop Cyberbullying Day - #SCD2016, an annual day where everybody can get involved and make a difference both on and off-line.

Tim Pinto - June 16, 2016 08:37 - Blog Story


Keeping children safe in education

Statutory guidance for schools and colleges

E-safety Support - June 07, 2016 13:18 - Blog Story


Childnet Film Competition - Deadline...

All primary and secondary schools as well as youth organisations across the UK are encouraged to make a film about using the internet positively

Childnet International - May 26, 2016 11:03 - Blog Story


The Duke of Cambridge launches...

The Duke of Cambridge will convene a new industry-led taskforce to support young people and their families affected by cyberbullying.

E-safety Support - May 19, 2016 11:08 - Blog Story


Appropriate Filtering and Monitoring

Guide for education settings and filtering providers about establishing 'appropriate levels’ of filtering and monitoring

E-safety Support - May 12, 2016 09:35 - Blog Story


Digital Parenting

The development of technology means that children and young people can easily speak to strangers and access inappropriate content.

Tim Pinto - May 05, 2016 12:58 - Blog Story


South West Grid for Learning partners...

A new partnership to help provide access to the Friendly WiFi accreditation for schools

Friendly WiFi - April 25, 2016 10:26 - Blog Story


Why e-safety is more than just an IT...

It is widely considered that e-safety in schools is a technology issue and is therefore solely the responsibility of the IT Lead – we disagree

E-safety Support - April 21, 2016 10:47 - Blog Story


Prevent Duty - Close to boiling point

The implementation of Prevent has left some schools feeling ill equipped and in some cases close to boiling point

E-safety Support - April 11, 2016 12:52 - Blog Story


Childnet Film Competition 2016

Childnet launch the 7th Childnet Film Competition

Childnet International - March 24, 2016 09:54 - Blog Story


No Tech 4 Breck Day

The Breck Foundation are proud to announce their new challenge

E-safety Support - March 14, 2016 14:04 - Blog Story


3 essential digital safety skills for...

With the explosion of technology and accessibility the importance of digital safety is clear

Henry Platten - March 10, 2016 10:12 - Blog Story


Three quarters of 10-12 Year-olds...

Latest report from BBC Newsround reports 3/4 of children aged 10-12 have a social media profile

Alicia Coad - March 03, 2016 10:09 - Blog Story


New CHILDWISE report reveals major...

Major shift in UK children’s behaviour as time online overtakes time watching TV for first time ever, reveals new report.

E-safety Support - February 24, 2016 14:56 - Blog Story


E-safety Support Celebrates 3rd Birthday

The E-safety Support story so far

E-safety Support - February 17, 2016 15:07 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day - #esstips...

Find out who had the winning tips for our SID2016 competition

E-safety Support - February 09, 2016 15:00 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day...more than just...

How Safer Internet Day can be used to embed e-safety throughout the year

Tim Pinto - February 09, 2016 09:26 - Blog Story


Top 10 tips for promoting schools via...

Download this useful guide to making the best use of social media for your school

Jonny Ross Consultancy - February 03, 2016 10:09 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day - #esstips...

With just under 2 weeks to Safer Internet Day, we are delighted to share the #esstips entries we have received so far

E-safety Support - January 27, 2016 11:02 - Blog Story


Schools across the UK gear up for...

Find out more about how your school can get involved

E-safety Support - January 19, 2016 13:14 - Blog Story


New Government Measures For Online...

Department of Education announces new measures to protect children from cyber bullying, access to pornography and online radicalisation

Tim Pinto - January 07, 2016 08:47 - Blog Story


The Pupil Voice

Recording incidents of extremism and radicalisation

Michael Brennan - December 17, 2015 09:23 - Blog Story


Extremism Policy for Schools

All schools have a duty under the Counter Terrorism And Security Act to keep children safe from harm, especially from the risks of radicalisation and extremism

E-safety Support - December 10, 2015 12:45 - Blog Story


Digital Natives lack online nous

Children are becoming more trusting of what they see online, but sometimes lack the understanding to decide whether it is true or impartial.

E-safety Support - December 03, 2015 12:49 - Blog Story


Get involved in Safer Internet Day 2016

Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to talk to young people about the safe and positive use of technology

E-safety Support - November 26, 2015 11:51 - Blog Story


Using monitoring software to help...

How device monitoring can provide vital intelligence to help improve e-safety education

Ian Skeels - Point2Protect - November 19, 2015 10:02 - Blog Story


Social Media and Mental Health

Is the mental health of young people being adversely affected by Social Media?

Vicki Dan - November 11, 2015 14:54 - Blog Story


5 reasons your school or college...

Social media experts, Jonny Ross Consultancy, advise on the benefits of social media for schools

Jonny Ross Consultancy - November 05, 2015 11:45 - Blog Story


Internet to overshadow TV in the next...

New report predicts future technology trends among children and young people

E-safety Support - October 29, 2015 10:51 - Blog Story


Safeguarding made simple.

tootoot, partnered with Barclays, has received funding to provide every school in the UK with the tootoot safeguarding platform and application for FREE!

Michael Brennan - October 22, 2015 08:26 - Blog Story


Cybercrime is Getting Personal

One in five victims of cybercrime think they were specifically targeted by fraudsters

E-safety Support - October 19, 2015 08:57 - Blog Story


Report shows surge in tablet and...

The latest figures from the CHILDWISE Monitor Pre-school Report show that 73% of children under five use tablet computers and phones – up from 27% in 2012.

E-safety Support - October 15, 2015 13:20 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day 2016 Competition

Encourage pupils to play their part for a better internet with our E-safety Tips Competition

E-safety Support - October 01, 2015 11:17 - Blog Story


What you don't know can hurt them

There is more to e-safety than simply talking to children

Ian Skeels - Point2Protect - September 17, 2015 10:40 - Blog Story


The recruitment of young people to...

How the Internet is being used to recruit impressionable young people and why schools are at the frontline of tackling the issue

Vicki Dan - September 09, 2015 10:19 - Blog Story


10 – The official age children should...

New survey by Internet Matters reveals how parents of 8-11 year olds want minimum age enforced for smartphone ownership

Internet Matters - September 03, 2015 10:55 - Blog Story


E-safety Briefings - Autumn Programme

The SWGfL series of live e-safety briefings recommence in September

E-safety Support - August 27, 2015 12:19 - Blog Story


Anti-Bullying Alliance Video Competition

Make a Noise about Bullying and win tickets to see the classic musical, Wicked

E-safety Support - August 21, 2015 11:48 - Blog Story


1st Anniversary of the Digital...

July marked the first anniversary of the World’s first scheme set up to give confidence to the public that venues who provide publically available WiFi were barring access to pornographic or child sex abuse websites.

Friendly WiFi - August 10, 2015 12:53 - Blog Story


iRights Initiative Launches to...

New iRights framework to bring together industry and Government to better empower and protect young people online

E-safety Support - July 30, 2015 11:20 - Blog Story


Childnet Film Competition Winners 2015

E-safety charity, Childnet, announce winners of the Childnet Film Competition 2015 in association with PhonepayPlus

Childnet International - July 15, 2015 09:46 - Blog Story


Protecting and safeguarding your...

Extremism has suddenly arisen within the compounds of schools across the UK, and pupils are in danger if schools do not provide a channel to report such behaviour or activities.

Michael Brennan - July 14, 2015 13:37 - Blog Story


Child online safety – Why isn’t the...

A reflection on recent statistics from Ofsted on e-safety education

Steve Gresty - July 08, 2015 10:17 - Blog Story


Protect Their Curiosity

Parents urged to switch on digital controls in new campaign to keep children safe online

Internet Matters - July 02, 2015 09:04 - Blog Story


Fads and crazes and the Internet

How the Internet and social media can turn fads and crazes into global phenomena

Steve Gresty - June 25, 2015 10:30 - Blog Story


Unplug your Smartphone on National...

Families and individuals encouraged to take a break from technology on 28 June 2015

E-safety Support - June 18, 2015 08:32 - Blog Story


Teaching e-safety in primary schools

How can e-safety be taught more imaginatively to engage but not startle children?

Adrienne Katz - June 17, 2015 11:06 - Blog Story


Stop Cyberbullying Day - Friday 19th...

Join the Cybersmile Foundation in creating awareness and encouraging positive action against cyber bullying

E-safety Support - June 11, 2015 10:52 - Blog Story


Social Media - the pressures on young...

Is social media more stressful than exams for pupils?

Vicki Dan - June 03, 2015 13:14 - Blog Story


Reporting bullying for the 21st Century

E-safety and Cyberbullying in school - Don’t just rely on face-to-face reporting

Michael Brennan - May 26, 2015 10:05 - Blog Story


Join Childnet’s school consultation

Join Childnet’s e-safety for schools consultation into best practices in preventing and responding to cyberbullying

E-safety Support - May 21, 2015 10:19 - Blog Story


The Troll in the classroom

E-safety for schools is about more than safeguarding the pupils

Steve Gresty - May 13, 2015 08:36 - Blog Story


Privacy is main online concern for...

Parents are not talking to children about the right online safety issues

E-safety Support - May 06, 2015 13:51 - Blog Story


IWF report shows huge increase in...

The Internet Watch Foundation has identified and assisted the removal of 137% more webpages depicting child sexual abuse last year, than the year before.

E-safety Support - April 27, 2015 08:40 - Blog Story


Cybersmile Foundation Launch Online...

The Cybersmile Foundation to help victims of digital abuse with virtual hugs

E-safety Support - April 20, 2015 12:13 - Blog Story


ChildLine campaign launches to help...

Shocking figures show one in ten 12-13 year olds are worried they are addicted to porn

E-safety Support - April 01, 2015 14:05 - Blog Story


Tootoot

Helping your students to report bullying directly to your school

Michael Brennan - March 30, 2015 16:17 - Blog Story


Playing the Game

Should head teachers report parents to the authorities who allow their children to play adult-rated video games?

Steve Gresty - March 30, 2015 15:58 - Blog Story


Internet Safety Film Competition

Childnet launch the 6th Childnet Film Competition in partnership with PhonepayPlus

Childnet International - March 26, 2015 12:20 - Blog Story


What is E-safety?

A back to basics explanation of e-safety in relation to schools and young people

E-safety Support - March 19, 2015 14:46 - Blog Story


Our survey says ...

The legal and ethical issues of completing online surveys

Steve Gresty - March 10, 2015 09:06 - Blog Story


E-safety first principles - NETWORKS

Introducing the concept of networks

E-safety Support - March 05, 2015 11:04 - Blog Story


The Internet of Things Reaches All...

As the Internet of Things expands, where will connectivity end?

E-safety Support - February 26, 2015 10:18 - Blog Story


Online E-safety Training - New...

With new distribution methods, the online training from E-safety Support is now even more flexible

E-safety Support - February 20, 2015 16:43 - Blog Story


E-safety and the importance of first...

Very few people have any first principle knowledge of information technology and this makes it difficult for them to understand, let alone communicate e-safety risks

E-safety Support - February 12, 2015 13:12 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day 2015

Ways to get involved with Safer Internet Day

E-safety Support - February 04, 2015 16:02 - Blog Story


Educating and empowering

Educating and empowering. So you can stay safe on the internet…

Friendly WiFi - January 29, 2015 12:10 - Blog Story


Keeping children safe online is the...

NSPCC reveals parents’ worries about social networking sites used by children

E-safety Support - January 20, 2015 11:06 - Blog Story


Three things you need to know to...

A overview of information coming at Bett

E-safety Support - January 15, 2015 13:50 - Blog Story


Government adds further weight to...

Recent announcement by Nicky Morgan commits £500,000 to e-safety provisions

E-safety Support - January 08, 2015 12:50 - Blog Story


E-safety Review of 2014

A look back at some of the e-safety stories from this year

E-safety Support - December 18, 2014 13:57 - Blog Story


We Protect – PM announces measures to...

A summary of the key announcements made by David Cameron at the We Protect Children Online Summit

E-safety Support - December 11, 2014 11:49 - Blog Story


Stranger Danger

How naive decisions can lead to risky activity

Steve Gresty - December 04, 2014 09:52 - Blog Story


Teachers Suspended for Misuse of...

The number of teachers being suspended from the profession due to the misuse of social media had doubled in the last year

E-safety Support - November 27, 2014 12:20 - Blog Story


Teachers Invited to tackle bullying...

Education Charity Into Film Launches New Anti-Bullying Resource and Explores E-Safety Through Film

E-safety Support - November 20, 2014 10:35 - Blog Story


4 Ways to Address Sexting in the...

Sexting happens, but do students really understand the possible consequence?

Vicki Dan - November 13, 2014 11:07 - Blog Story


Can your school help beat...

Find out more about the Internet Matters anti-bullying song competition

Internet Matters - November 06, 2014 10:55 - Blog Story


The importance of parental engagement

Alan Foster, consultant at Educational ICT specialist Fantastict examines why it’s important to get parents and carers engaged when it comes to e-safety

Alan Foster - October 29, 2014 11:38 - Blog Story


Friendly WiFi supporting Get Safe...

Get Safe Online Week is an annual event aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of online crime and criminals and the simple steps that can be taken to stay safe.

Friendly WiFi - October 22, 2014 14:49 - Blog Story


The Snappening – Will it change the...

Following the recent leak of images originating from online app, Snapchat, will users behave differently?

E-safety Support - October 15, 2014 10:56 - Blog Story


Classroom to at home: teachers’ role...

The role teachers play in keeping children safe online is ever expanding

Internet Matters - October 08, 2014 11:10 - Blog Story


Is e-safety still on the Ofsted agenda?

A look at the key drivers for e-safety education since the changes to the Ofsted inspection briefing documents

E-safety Support - October 02, 2014 10:00 - Blog Story


Community Education Awards – Internet...

The 2014/15 Community Education Awards recognise the importance of internet safety

E-safety Support - September 25, 2014 09:19 - Blog Story


Chester - the World's first Friendly...

Chester businesses are being asked to get behind a new WiFi safety campaign and help to make Chester the world’s first porn free city.

Friendly WiFi - September 18, 2014 11:04 - Blog Story


In-app purchases - two sides to every...

The pros and cons of the freemium sales technique targeting young people

Steve Gresty - September 10, 2014 13:33 - Blog Story


The many faces of the selfie

How the selfie trend can manifest itself into something far less innocent

E-safety Support - September 04, 2014 08:54 - Blog Story


Youthworks release results of latest...

The Cybersurvey is an online survey tool being used in different local authority areas to gather information from young people on cyber abuse and e-safety education.

E-safety Support - August 27, 2014 13:24 - Blog Story


Youngsters understand technology...

It’s an old adage that children and young people understand technology better than adults in their mid 40’s and beyond, but is this correct?

Steve Gresty - August 20, 2014 08:23 - Blog Story


Supporting the Friendly WiFi Scheme

Why the Internet Watch Foundation are supporting the new scheme to protect children using public WiFi

Friendly WiFi - August 14, 2014 12:24 - Blog Story


A little computer gaming can assist...

Can computer gaming assist in child development?

Steve Gresty - August 07, 2014 11:41 - Blog Story


What turns young people off apps?

28% of 16-24s turn off push notifications as soon as they download an app

E-safety Support - July 31, 2014 09:07 - Blog Story


Friendly WiFi

World's first public WiFi Accreditation Scheme launches to keep kids safe online

E-safety Support - July 24, 2014 08:55 - Blog Story


Turning pupils into teachers

Why we should encourage pupils to take the e-safety lead

E-safety Support - July 15, 2014 16:07 - Blog Story


Cyber Self-harm - Methods and Motives

Why and how young people are turning to social media to reinforce their feelings

Steve Gresty - July 09, 2014 10:29 - Blog Story


Our Digital Footprint - The Right to...

Today's news is no longer tomorrow's chip paper

Steve Gresty - July 02, 2014 09:08 - Blog Story


'Slenderman' - The 21st century Bogeyman

How characters can capture the web’s collective imagination to create a phenomenon

Steve Gresty - June 19, 2014 11:52 - Blog Story


Five Questions About E-safety in Your...

Assuming E-safety is just an IT issue risks Ofsted inadequate

E-safety Support - June 12, 2014 10:39 - Blog Story


Two Weeks to Take Global Action...

A unique 2 week opportunity to disrupt specific malware systems

E-safety Support - June 03, 2014 13:31 - Blog Story


Parents need help navigating e-safety...

How can parents help their children understand the very real risks and dangers that they could be exposing themselves to?

Steve Gresty - May 29, 2014 08:09 - Blog Story


Creepshots : Can the law keep up with...

The worrying new trend for sharing photographs

Vicki Dan - May 22, 2014 07:56 - Blog Story


Interpreting the Ofsted Requirements...

The last in our series helping schools and e-safety co-ordinators to respons to the Ofsted requirements

Steve Gresty - May 15, 2014 08:40 - Blog Story


Cookies

What are cookies and how do they affect you?

E-safety Support - May 14, 2014 08:23 - Knowledge Base Article


Y is for...YouTube and Yik Yak

Find out about these online terms in the E-safety Support glossary

E-safety Support - May 08, 2014 15:28 - Knowledge Base Article


Young people: get your hands off my...

Are young people wild about the Internet of Things?

E-safety Support - May 07, 2014 15:06 - Blog Story


Online Gaming - Muddying the...

A reflection on whether our now daily engagement with technology is impacting our capacity to differentiate between the real and virtual worlds

Steve Gresty - April 29, 2014 08:46 - Blog Story


Understanding the Heartbleed bug

What is the Heartbleed bug and how does it effect you

E-safety Support - April 24, 2014 08:43 - Blog Story


Selfies... harmless fun or careless...

Reflecting upon young peoples increasing obsession with posting selfies and looking at how new apps can potentially promote, encourage and reinforce unhealthy behaviours amongst it's users.

Vicki Dan - April 17, 2014 17:06 - Blog Story


Ofsted Publish Update to Inspecting...

An overview of the latest amendments to the Ofsted section 5 inspection briefing document

E-safety Support - April 08, 2014 14:46 - Blog Story


Get parents back into the classroom

Training consultant, Sally Tippett shares her experience in educating parents

Sally Tippett - April 01, 2014 15:06 - Blog Story


Digital Leader start-up at St...

The first in a series of articles following the progress the the St Wilfrid's Digital Leaders team

Digital Leaders - March 26, 2014 15:35 - Blog Story


Digital Leaders at St Wilfrid's...

The inspiration for the St Wilfrid's School Digital Leaders programme

Digital Leaders - March 26, 2014 14:58 - Blog Story


How can SRE advise today's generation...

Helping students understand the wider implications of sexting

Vicki Dan - March 19, 2014 09:38 - Blog Story


Interpreting the Ofsted Requirements...

How to implement policies and education for e-safety in school

Steve Gresty - March 13, 2014 08:56 - Blog Story


16-24s not concerned about virus...

A new report reveals that only 19% of 16-24s use security software on their mobile device.

E-safety Support - March 04, 2014 10:56 - Blog Story


Interpreting the Ofsted Requirements...

The second in a series of blog posts focusing on Ofsted’s e-safety framework, which was first briefed to it’s inspectors in September 2012

Steve Gresty - February 27, 2014 08:24 - Blog Story


Self cyber bullying: A new form of...

How teenagers are turning to social media to express negative feelings

Jennifer McLeod - Step Up! International - February 19, 2014 15:29 - Blog Story


The Internet should be censored say...

59% of 16-24s believe the Internet needs more censorship and control.

E-safety Support - February 18, 2014 09:14 - Blog Story


NekNominate: The latest online craze

Is peer pressure driving students to drink or simply compete?

E-safety Support - February 12, 2014 16:35 - Blog Story


Online Games: A Few Considerations

Type ‘online games for children’ into a search engine and a staggering amount of results are returned

Jazz Williams - February 06, 2014 12:00 - Blog Story


The pros and cons of Facebook - a...

A personal view about how people use social media from the eyes of a student

Rebecca Hope - February 05, 2014 16:19 - Blog Story


Trend spotting at Bett

Sharing thoughts on the integration of devices and Apps into education

E-safety Support - January 30, 2014 10:11 - Blog Story


Interpreting the Ofsted Requirements...

Suggestions on how schools may deliver aspects of e-safety

Steve Gresty - January 23, 2014 09:54 - Blog Story


Naace Strategic Conference – 27-28...

An exciting programme is planned for this year's Naace Strategic Conference

E-safety Support - January 14, 2014 15:16 - Blog Story


The Tablet Revolution and E-safety...

Christmas technology sales take us one step closer to being online 24/7

E-safety Support - January 08, 2014 12:21 - Blog Story


Safer Internet Day 2014

Let’s create a better internet together

E-safety Support - January 07, 2014 11:12 - Blog Story


The Robots are coming

From rampaging robots to sentient data manipulation

E-safety Support - December 18, 2013 10:18 - Blog Story


Anonymous Comment Sites

What makes anonymous comment sites a platform for vicious remarks and cyber bullying?

E-safety Support - December 11, 2013 14:31 - Blog Story


Are you online offline?

Do the concepts of Offline and Online still have meaning?

E-safety Support - December 04, 2013 09:21 - Blog Story


E-safety Dynamic and Proactive...

A school leaders view on the development of a static and dynamic e-safety policy

Jazz Williams - November 27, 2013 11:03 - Blog Story


Selfies and the development of cyber...

The development of mobile devices has given rise to a number of new phrases including ‘selfie’, voted word of the year 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries

E-safety Support - November 20, 2013 12:54 - Blog Story


Q is for...Quantum Computers,...

Find defititions of these online terms in the e-safety knowledge base

E-safety Support - November 19, 2013 12:41 - Knowledge Base Article


O is for...Omegle, Online, ooVoo,...

Learn the meaning of these familiar online terms from the E-safety glossary

E-safety Support - November 13, 2013 14:56 - Knowledge Base Article


Is that a phone in your pocket?

What's in a name? E-safety, comprehension and the Smartphone.

E-safety Support - November 13, 2013 11:22 - Blog Story


Facebook Privacy Changes Explained

Facebook are changing some of their settings again - what does this mean for e-safety.

E-safety Support - November 05, 2013 13:26 - Blog Story


Why E-safety Education is Essential...

A look at statistics which highlight the need for e-safety education from as young as 5

E-safety Support - October 31, 2013 13:13 - Blog Story


A school e-safety policy is so much...

Some of the reasons why each school should develop their own unique e-safety policy

E-safety Support - October 29, 2013 14:31 - Blog Story


E-safety – Facing the Facts

Joe Basketts, Education Director at Fantastict, shares his thoughts on e-safety strategy

Joe Basketts - October 22, 2013 08:05 - Blog Story


M is for...MovieStarPlanet, Moshi...

More definitions from the E-safety Support knowledge base

E-safety Support - October 21, 2013 10:39 - Knowledge Base Article


K is for...Kilobyte, Keyword and Kindle

More popular online terms are explained in the E-safety Support glossary

E-safety Support - October 21, 2013 10:34 - Knowledge Base Article


J is for...Java and JPEG

Find out about these 2 online terms in the E-safety Support online glossary

E-safety Support - October 21, 2013 10:30 - Knowledge Base Article


Computer Education vs Computing...

Computers are now common place in schools. However, despite the perception that today's young people are tech wizards, it's possible that their parents actually had a better comprehension of what computing is.

E-safety Support - October 10, 2013 14:30 - Blog Story


How vulnerable is your school?

E-safety Support strengthens school service through the exciting new partnership with e-safe education

E-safety Support - October 09, 2013 15:07 - Blog Story


S is for...Storage, Safari, Search...

Find out their meanings our e-safety support knowledge base glossary

E-safety Support - October 08, 2013 12:28 - Knowledge Base Article


H is for...Habbo, Hacker, Halo and HTML

Some useful online terms explained in the E-safety Support glossary

E-safety Support - October 08, 2013 11:40 - Knowledge Base Article


Freemium - Tricks of the trade or...

Feemium games are getting some bad press, but is it all down to the game or the gamer?

E-safety Support - October 02, 2013 14:33 - Blog Story


F is for...Facebook, Firewall,...

More online definitions from the E-safety glossary

E-safety Support - October 01, 2013 14:41 - Knowledge Base Article


E-safety Support teams up with...

Announcing our partnership with Fantastict - expanding the e-safety teacher training provision

E-safety Support - September 25, 2013 10:10 - Blog Story


T is for...Tags, Texting, Toolbar,...

Learn the meaning of these popular online terms

E-safety Support - September 24, 2013 11:14 - Knowledge Base Article


E-safety: Education, Prohibition and...

Join us at the Exa Education Conference to hear our thoughts on the current e-safety theories

E-safety Support - September 18, 2013 12:42 - Blog Story


A look at some new Apple and Android...

A review of some of the latest education apps that can be used across the curriculum

Steve Gresty - September 18, 2013 08:48 - Blog Story


E is for...E-learning and Emoticon

Find out more about e-safety terms from our knowledge base

E-safety Support - September 17, 2013 09:28 - Knowledge Base Article


New E-safety News & Information Widget

The brand new e-safety feature which give schools the most up to date e-safety news and information for their website

E-safety Support - September 11, 2013 13:52 - Blog Story


Hacker

The definition of hacker and how context can change the meaning

E-safety Support - September 09, 2013 09:56 - Knowledge Base Article


Digital literacy

What is digital literacy and why has it become so important in the educational environment?

Steve Gresty - September 04, 2013 09:30 - Blog Story


W is for...Windows, Webinar and Wizard

Find out what these terms mean in our e-safety support knowledge base glossary

E-safety Support - September 02, 2013 10:40 - Knowledge Base Article


Advice from Naace about the Ofsted...

Schools must take the lead in helping young people deal with online dangers

E-safety Support - August 23, 2013 08:44 - Blog Story


Malware

The definition of malware including advice for teachers and pupils

E-safety Support - August 20, 2013 14:30 - Knowledge Base Article


Game-based Learning

Can computer games be embraced as an educational tool?

Steve Gresty - August 20, 2013 10:30 - Blog Story


I is for...iPod, iPad, iPhone,...

Find out what they are in our e-safety support knowledge base glossary

E-safety Support - August 20, 2013 10:12 - Knowledge Base Article


Demonstrating a digital footprint

What is a digital footprint and how to demonstrate it to you class

E-safety Support - August 14, 2013 08:48 - Blog Story


N is for...Navigation Bar,...

Find out what these terms mean in the latest from our e-safety support knowledge base

E-safety Support - August 12, 2013 13:36 - Knowledge Base Article


Beware of the Trolls

What is 'trolling'? Who are the trolls and why do they behave in such a way online?

Steve Gresty - August 01, 2013 12:42 - Blog Story


L is for...Leetspeak, Like and LinkedIn

Leetspeak, Like and LinkedIn - lear more in our online a-z

E-safety Support - July 31, 2013 09:33 - Knowledge Base Article


E-safety education and the role of...

With the ever increasing risks from online activity, what part should parents play in protecting their children?

E-safety Support - July 30, 2013 09:48 - Blog Story


Nomophobia

The symptoms and consequences of being addicted to mobile phones

E-safety Support - July 29, 2013 12:15 - Knowledge Base Article


Is censorship of adult content the...

Is filtering a sensible approach to teaching children about online safety?

E-safety Support - July 25, 2013 09:54 - Blog Story


Gaming Addiction

The phenomena of gaming addiction is increasing and so are the possible affects

Steve Gresty - July 18, 2013 09:51 - Blog Story


R is for...Raspberry Pi, Ratting,...

Raspberry Pi, Ratting, Rollover, Redirect and RAM - find out what they all mean in our online glossary

E-safety Support - July 11, 2013 10:37 - Knowledge Base Article


Sexting isn't just harmless fun

Many teenages have been found to engage in the practice of sexting, but few are aware of the possible implications

E-safety Support - July 05, 2013 13:42 - Blog Story


V is for...Virus, VLE and VoIP

Virus, VLE and VoIP - find out what they all mean in our online A-Z

E-safety Support - June 28, 2013 15:20 - Knowledge Base Article


Busting the digital native myth

Does the younger generation know about digital dangers

E-safety Support - June 24, 2013 15:23 - Blog Story


Ratting

Information and advice to avoid being a victim of Ratting

E-safety Support - June 21, 2013 12:07 - Knowledge Base Article


The E-Safety Timebomb

Increasing fears that children with access to the internet are being exposed to inappropriate sexual content

E-safety Support - June 18, 2013 13:36 - Blog Story


G is for...Geocaching, Google,...

Geocaching, Google, Gigabyte and Grooming - find out what they all mean in our online A-Z

E-safety Support - June 11, 2013 12:02 - Knowledge Base Article


What do children really know about...

As more and more children are gaining unsupervised access to the internet, the issue of grooming could potentially escalate, therefore they need to be taught how to safeguard themselves.

E-safety Support - June 06, 2013 12:32 - Blog Story


Should pupils have lessons about...

Explicit online materials are becoming increasingly accessible to young people, but who is responsible for keeping them safe?

E-safety Support - May 21, 2013 12:56 - Blog Story


Copyright

What is copyright and what do you and your pupils know about it?

E-safety Support - May 16, 2013 09:01 - Knowledge Base Article


D is for...Dongle, Download, Desktop...

Dongle, Download, Desktop and DOS Attack - find out what they all mean in our A-Z Online glossary

E-safety Support - May 16, 2013 08:18 - Knowledge Base Article


Fraping

Information about fraping - what is it and what advice can you give to your pupils

E-safety Support - April 23, 2013 14:04 - Knowledge Base Article


What you need to know - privacy

What teachers need to be aware of with regards to online privacy issues and what advice they can give to pupils

E-safety Support - April 23, 2013 08:59 - Blog Story


Why do I use social media for...

Twitter - have you 'got it' yet? How teachers can use twitter for professional development

Ian Addison - April 23, 2013 08:46 - Blog Story


C is for...CEOP, Computing, Cyber,...

CEOP, Computing, Cyber, Call of Duty, Club Penguin, Cloud and Chrome - find out what they all mean in our online A-Z

E-safety Support - April 23, 2013 08:32 - Knowledge Base Article


How do you use social media in the...

Ideas from one school about how to use Twitter in the classroom to engage pupils who wouldn't normally talk about their learning, but within safe guidelines

Ian Addison - April 23, 2013 08:22 - Blog Story


When your digital footprint follows...

How can your students learn from the Paris Brown story?

E-safety Support - April 08, 2013 12:59 - Blog Story


E-safety across the curriculum

Looking for ideas on how to cover e-safety issues within different subjects? Here are a few from our e-safety expert

Jo Debens - April 07, 2013 16:10 - Blog Story


Using the internet to engage parents...

Ideas from Priory School about how to engage parents in online safety issues

Jo Debens - April 07, 2013 16:07 - Blog Story


A is for...Apps and Android

Apps and android - find out what they all mean in our online A-Z

E-safety Support - April 07, 2013 16:06 - Knowledge Base Article


Sample questions for staff

From Oftsed's Inspecting e-safety briefing, these are example questions staff might be asked during an inspection

E-safety Support - April 07, 2013 15:56 - Knowledge Base Article


Sample questions for pupils

From Oftsed's Inspecting e-safety briefing, these are example questions pupils might be asked during an inspection

E-safety Support - April 07, 2013 15:50 - Knowledge Base Article


Sample questions for schools leaders

From Oftsed's Inspecting e-safety briefing, these are example questions school leaders might be required to answer during an inspection

E-safety Support - April 07, 2013 15:39 - Knowledge Base Article


Recommendations for schools

Recommendations for schools from the Byron report, as outlined in Ofsted's Inspecting e-safety briefing.

E-safety Support - April 06, 2013 13:55 - Knowledge Base Article


How to use Avatars with children

Avatars offer a safer alternative to children uploading photos of themselves on social websites

Ian Addison - March 20, 2013 09:07 - Blog Story


School e-safety practice and the...

Many sections of the Unicef Rights of the Child legislation tie in to internet safety and can form the base of some useful guidelines for schools

Jo Debens - March 20, 2013 09:02 - Blog Story


The Teacher View - using technology...

As an ICT teacher, Ben Gristwood is a big advocate of online tools - but do other teachers in his school feel the same way?

Ben Gristwood - March 14, 2013 09:43 - Blog Story


Cyber-bullying

Information about Cyber-bullying - what is it, what does it look like and what advice can you give to your pupils

E-safety Support - March 14, 2013 09:24 - Knowledge Base Article


Key features of good or outstanding...

What are Ofsted looking for? Key features of good or outstanding e-safety practice - how many are you doing in your school?

E-safety Support - March 14, 2013 08:56 - Knowledge Base Article


Indicators of inadequate practice

A list of 7 things that Ofsted view as indicating inadequate e-safety practice, from their e-safety briefing for section 5 inspection

E-safety Support - March 14, 2013 08:46 - Knowledge Base Article


B is for...BlackBerry, BBM, Browser,...

BlackBerry, BBM, Browser, BinWeevils, Blog and Botnet - find out what they all mean in our online A-Z

E-safety Support - March 14, 2013 08:37 - Knowledge Base Article


What is ask.fm?

This question and answer website has hit the news recently connected to two tragic teen suicides. Here's some advice if your pupils are using it.

E-safety Support - March 05, 2013 10:48 - Blog Story


The Student View

When discussing e-safety with the students, I was surprised to see how little they actually cared about this issue

Ben Gristwood - March 01, 2013 16:16 - Blog Story


E-Safety - Education Before Legislation

Schools maintain a zone of internet safety by denying children access to blocked sites, eg. Facebook, adult content and by applying filters that actively find and block content that features certain keywords.

Alan O'Donohoe - February 13, 2013 15:20 - Blog Story


How do you manage passwords with...

Let’s assume that the majority of users in your school have a single password. We can pretend that most of them have a different password for every tool, but it just won’t be the case. So is that single password secure?

Ian Addison - February 13, 2013 15:08 - Blog Story


How can we support e-safety in the...

Today’s employers and culture expect young people to be confident with gathering and interpreting information from a variety of means, and our students are exposed daily to the online world be that friend or foe.

Jo Debens - February 13, 2013 13:47 - Blog Story


Welcome to E-safety Support

We are all delighted to be able to share our new site and services with you, whether you are an e-safety co-ordinator at a school, a PSHE or ICT teacher, a governor or a member of the senior leadership team.

E-safety Support - February 09, 2013 11:03 - Blog Story


P is for...Pinterest, Palm top,...

Pinterest, Palm top, Parental control, PayPal and Phishing - find out what they all mean in our online A-Z

E-safety Support - February 08, 2013 11:03 - Knowledge Base Article


5 rules for teachers using Facebook

Are you using Facebook and other social networking sites in your personal life? Follow some basic rules to protect yourself.

E-safety Support - February 07, 2013 11:03 - Blog Story


7 pupil rules for staying safe on the...

7 key rules to help your pupils use the internet safely

E-safety Support - February 07, 2013 11:03 - Blog Story


Introduction to e-safety

Some of the basics from Ofsted's e-safety briefing including what e-safety means in the context of an inspection, types of e-safety risk and what Ofsted sees as outstanding

E-safety Support - February 07, 2013 11:03 - Knowledge Base Article


Sexting

Information about sexting - what is it, what are the legal facts and what advice can you give to your pupils

E-safety Support - February 07, 2013 11:03 - Knowledge Base Article


Using social media to talk to parents...

Social media can be a brilliant tool for communicating with teachers, parents and pupils but there are some simple guidelines to follow to do it the right way.

E-safety Support - February 07, 2013 11:03 - Blog Story


Protecting yourself on social media

If you have been accused of misconduct on facebook or twitter here's how to view the history logs to evidence what has or hasn't been done online

E-safety Support - February 07, 2013 11:03 - Blog Story