Instagram’s Latest Updates


As we get closer to summer holidays, many platforms have begun to release more features and updates that claim to help parents and carers protect younger users. Instagram is the most recent to do this, with many features building on its promise to improve the impact the platform has after significant

Instagram’s Latest Updates2022-06-24T16:41:58+01:00

Online Abuse and Inappropriate Content


According to the latest Online Nation report by Ofcom, only 14% of young people (13-17 years old) are reporting and flagging potentially harmful content or behaviour they see online. This article investigates why our children and young people aren’t reporting online abuse and inappropriate content and why we should all

Online Abuse and Inappropriate Content2022-06-24T16:41:53+01:00

A Guide to Horizon Worlds


It has never been more important to stay up to date with the latest advancements in the digital world. As headlines about virtual reality (VR) and the metaverse become more commonplace, one platform is beginning to rise in global prominence. Meta have recently released their virtual ‘social experience’ Horizon Worlds

A Guide to Horizon Worlds2022-06-23T09:21:35+01:00

State of the Nation – Understanding and supporting young people who identify as LGBTQ+


It's Pride Month in the UK, which marks the celebration of and focus on LGBTQ+ communities. It is also an important time to shed light on the difficult everyday situations which many young people who are exploring their sexuality or who identify as LGBTQ+ find themselves in. In 2021,

State of the Nation – Understanding and supporting young people who identify as LGBTQ+2022-06-20T09:22:12+01:00

Telegram: Your Online Safety Guide


In our digital world, there are many apps and platforms created to help us stay connected to those we love and find new connections with people from all over the world. Children and young people are growing up in a time where instant messaging and video calls are equal to

Telegram: Your Online Safety Guide2022-06-01T14:19:56+01:00

Exam Stress: 5 Tips to Thrive This Exam Season


As children’s charity Childline recently announced that the number of counselling sessions they’ve delivered about exam stress to young people has doubled in the past seven months, we’ve created this guide to help you support the children and young people in your care who may be experiencing exam stress.  

Exam Stress: 5 Tips to Thrive This Exam Season2022-05-27T16:37:02+01:00

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022


After a consultation period that ran from January 2022 to March 2022, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022 was released on the GOV.UK website on May 20th, 2022. This guidance will come into effect on the September 1st, 2022 and will replace the previous Keeping

Keeping Children Safe in Education 20222022-05-26T13:51:03+01:00

Understanding ‘Missing’


When we think of ‘missing’, and in particular missing children, many of us gravitate towards abduction and the ‘snatched-from-their-beds' scenarios. The reality is much broader than that – it’s not always a complex tale with twists and turns like that of a five-part TV drama. However, whether a case is

Understanding ‘Missing’2022-05-25T15:07:49+01:00

Apex Legends: Everything You Need to Know


In the last few years, battle royale style games like Call of Duty: Warzone and Fortnite: Battle Royale have become global hits with children and young people. One videogame, however, has taken a different approach to the genre by creating a diverse and interesting world for gamers to explore and enjoy.  We’ve taken a deeper look at the popular game Apex Legends to help parents and

Apex Legends: Everything You Need to Know2022-05-20T15:22:21+01:00

Global Accessibility Awareness Day


Thursday the 19th of May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (also known as GAAD). It’s a day to reflect, discuss and learn about digital access and online inclusion. In a time in which we rely on online spaces and technology more than ever, it’s important that

Global Accessibility Awareness Day2022-05-19T16:39:39+01:00
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