Last Updated on 23rd February 2021

Since the pandemic there has been an increase in the amount of time young people are spending online. Our team of online safeguarding experts have been busier than ever monitoring the emerging trends, risks and threats to children and young people online.

As schools make preparations to return to classroom-based learning, it’s now more important than ever to stay up to date with the latest safeguarding information, advice and guidance.

What is a Safeguarding Alert?

We issue Safeguarding Alerts when we receive information about online harms and behaviours that present significant risk to children, young people and vulnerable adults. We circulate this information to our partners and through our Safeguarding Hub Newsletter Network.

To enhance your safeguarding knowledge sign up to our Safeguarding Level 1 or Safeguarding Level 3 training.

You can rest assured that when you receive training from us, it’s informed by the latest emerging risks to children and young people online. We know that trends can move fast, which is why standing still can mean falling behind. 

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Below you can find our most recent safeguarding alerts over the past few months:

TikTok Alert

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Viral Harmful Content

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Avakin Life

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TikTok Alert

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Lesson Bombing

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Dangerous Chat Rooms

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Members of our network receive weekly updates on the trends, risks and threats to children and young people online. 

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