4 min read Key Points The spread of misinformation, fake news and conspiracy theories in the UK has reached new heights. According to Ofcom, 61% of people are concerned about the impact of misinformation concerning COVID-19. Children can be targets of misinformation and be more susceptible to believing falsehoods or innocently sharing false information
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The cyber essential steps to keeping children safe online Do the children in your care understand the importance of strong passwords and cyber security? Do your passwords contain the name of members of your family, pets, sports’ teams, or birthdates? In 2021, an annual evaluation by NordPass reported that they
Header Image ©& TM 2021 Marvel ©2021 CPIL. All Rights Reserved You may have recently seen popular gaming platform Fortnite in the news due to its ongoing legal battle with Apple. Because this game has always been popular with younger children and teenagers, we are often asked, “Is it safe
With the rapid advancement of technology and the big boom of the gaming industry in 2020, there is a good chance your household has at least one gamer living in it. Gaming is one of the fastest evolving social forums. Even if someone games privately instead of “online” (meaning they can play simultaneously with
Published: 24th June, 2021 It’s Pride Month in the UK, which marks the celebration of and focus on LGBTQ+ communities. While this is a time to celebrate, it is also an important time to shed light on the difficult everyday situations many LGBTQ+ young people find themselves in, especially during the ongoing pandemic. Understanding the
Last Updated: 23rd June, 2021 We have previously raised concerns about the dangers of self-generated sexual imagery created by children and young people. It can be scary and confusing for children and young people, especially if they lose control of any images. Here, we help define this issue and give you some top tips on supporting children and young people by keeping control of images.
Latest Update 17th June 2021: Ofsted has warned UK schools that they need to act as though sexual harassment and online sexual abuse is happening to them – even if they haven’t been named on the Everyone’s Invited website. The education watchdog published the results of their rapid review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges on the 10th of June, 2021. review of sexual abuse in schools
Yesterday, Newsweek reported that TikTok users were warning each other that a group of men had been discussing the 24th of April as a national day of carrying out rape and sexual assault. This worrying online trend was reportedly started by a group of up to six men who claimed that all sexual assault was legal on this day, while encouraging their followers to commit these crimes. Several other news outlets have begun to report
As schools across the UK start to gradually return, there has been much speculation about the requirements and procedures schools and parents need to know about. To support this gradual transition from home learning back to in-school learning we have compiled a list of helpful information and guidance. Home Learning hub
Here at Ineqe Safeguarding Group, everyday is a safer internet day. Our team of online safety experts continuously monitor the emerging trends, risks and threats from the latest platforms children and young people in your care are using. We regularly communicate the latest updates to our growing Safeguarding Hub Newsletter Network. If you’re a parent,