Foster Care Fortnight 2024

2024-05-17T15:51:38+01:00

Your Content Goes Here Your Content Goes Here This year, the 13th- 26th of May marks Foster Care Fortnight, an annual campaign which highlights the power of fostering and the fostering community. These two weeks offer a chance to consider the passion, dedication and commitment that is practised by Foster

Foster Care Fortnight 20242024-05-17T15:51:38+01:00

Foster Care Fortnight: How fostering can transform lives

2023-09-28T10:56:03+01:00

Date Published: 12th May, 2021 This year, the 10th-23rd of May marks Foster Care Fortnight: an annual campaign which highlights the power of fostering and the fostering community. These two weeks offer a chance to consider the passion, dedication and commitment that is practised by Foster Carers everyday whilst also highlighting the need for more people to consider giving it a go.  The theme of

Foster Care Fortnight: How fostering can transform lives2023-09-28T10:56:03+01:00

⚠️ Safeguarding ALERT ⚠️ – Viral TikTok Video

2021-12-09T15:48:49+00:00

A recent video originating on Facebook Live depicting a man dying by suicide has made its way across popular social media platforms. We’re bringing you key facts and advice on how you can respond. When viral events happen information can travel quickly, often before full details have emerged. You should note that details, videos and

⚠️ Safeguarding ALERT ⚠️ – Viral TikTok Video2021-12-09T15:48:49+00:00

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020

2020-09-02T10:15:03+01:00

What is KCSIE? It’s a document that outlines the statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment. Who should read it? All staff in schools and colleges should read at least part 1 of the guidance. What has changed? The latest version of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020

Keeping Children Safe in Education 20202020-09-02T10:15:03+01:00

How to be Sensible on Social Media

2020-09-15T11:57:58+01:00

The use of social media within an organisation can bring many benefits and opportunities. Used appropriately, it can reach out to an entire community and provide engaging and timely information. This is especially important today as we are socially distanced and relying on technology and online platforms to communicate. Many people already use

How to be Sensible on Social Media2020-09-15T11:57:58+01:00

What you need to know about Algorithms

2023-01-20T14:59:45+00:00

What are algorithms? We all hear the word ‘algorithms’ in the news so often, and it’s normally in relation to social media. But what exactly is an ‘algorithm’? Algorithms are essentially instructions or procedures that allow computers to operate more effectively. In the online world, they are used to

What you need to know about Algorithms2023-01-20T14:59:45+00:00

Worried About Privacy on TikTok? Read this

2021-12-10T16:54:02+00:00

“We live in a data-driven world. Almost every transaction and interaction you have with most organisations involves you sharing personal data, such as your name, address and birth date. You share data online too, every time you visit a website, search for or buy something, use social media or send an email.” (ICO,

Worried About Privacy on TikTok? Read this2021-12-10T16:54:02+00:00

Online Gaming – Trends, Risks and Our Top Tips

2021-12-10T17:07:55+00:00

“[The] daily routine [for my foster child] was a short walk [and] the rest of the day...was unlimited Fortnite in his room. He speaks of several attempts of strangers trying to contact him via the game.” (Ineqe Safeguarding Group Digital Safeguarding Survey, 2020) The world of gaming continues to evolve with 93% of

Online Gaming – Trends, Risks and Our Top Tips2021-12-10T17:07:55+00:00

Your Guide to Social Media Stories

2021-12-10T17:08:23+00:00

How young people tell their ‘story’ through Social Media From a young age, children become immersed in a world of stories, which aid children’s development as it heightens their imagination and exposes them to new language and emotions. These narratives are then used to shape their sense of reality as they grow

Your Guide to Social Media Stories2021-12-10T17:08:23+00:00

Foster Care Fortnight | 11th – 24th May 2020

2020-10-08T16:44:41+01:00

The 11th May marked the beginning of Foster Care Fortnight, which celebrates the integral and amazing work carried out by foster carers everywhere. The theme of this year's Foster Care Fortnight is authenticity. At Ineqe Safeguarding Group, we have compiled several resources in the following blog for Foster Care Fortnight which will help parents

Foster Care Fortnight | 11th – 24th May 20202020-10-08T16:44:41+01:00

Tackling Fake News During the Pandemic

2021-12-10T16:59:42+00:00

Key Points Ofcom report shows half of all UK adults have been exposed to fake news about Coronavirus in the past week. An EU report blames various state actors incl. Russia and China for the spread of fake news and conspiracy theories. The UK opens a special unit to combat the spread

Tackling Fake News During the Pandemic2021-12-10T16:59:42+00:00

Urgent Message for Nintendo Switch Users

2020-04-30T14:05:27+01:00

Nintendo Switch users are being prompted to secure their accounts following reports of hacking and fraud. The message is being circulated to those who use their Nintendo account to buy games from the platforms online shop. Since its launch over 53 million consoles have been sold worldwide.

Urgent Message for Nintendo Switch Users2020-04-30T14:05:27+01:00

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Houseparty

2023-09-27T12:01:23+01:00

In the last two weeks of March, house party downloads increased by almost 1300% in the UK. Its popularity remains as the lockdown continues into the foreseeable future and young people adapt to communicating more online. Users can live-video-chat with up to 8 people while playing games with friends and family in a

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Houseparty2023-09-27T12:01:23+01:00

Houseparty App, Bandwidth Advice and Home Learning Support | Digital Safeguarding in 60

2020-04-14T11:11:18+01:00

Do you receive our Safeguarding Alerts? Receive regular updates to help you safeguard children in a digital era. Visit the Home Learning Hub! The Home Learning Hub is our free library of resources to support parents and carers who are taking the time to help their children be

Houseparty App, Bandwidth Advice and Home Learning Support | Digital Safeguarding in 602020-04-14T11:11:18+01:00

Animation & Story Book Explains the Coronavirus to Children

2021-02-11T17:22:30+00:00

As the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic develops further young people in your care will begin studying at home. The virus has brought monumental change to how we teach and care for children and young people. The virus presents a particular challenge for a lot of younger children

Animation & Story Book Explains the Coronavirus to Children2021-02-11T17:22:30+00:00

5 Ways you can support young people with home study

2020-04-14T11:13:55+01:00

As the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic develops further young people in your care will begin studying at home. This is a massive change to their standard routine (and yours). Independent home study might present a challenge for a lot of young people as they adapt to new forms of learning. We’ve talked to the

5 Ways you can support young people with home study2020-04-14T11:13:55+01:00
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