Safeguarding Alert: Livestreaming of explicit sexual content on Twitch

2022-11-18T10:15:55+00:00

This Safeguarding Alert has been published to support parents, carers and safeguarding professionals in protecting children and young people in their care from exposure to explicit sexual content online. What should I do? If your child is a Twitch, Reddit or TikTok user remain calm. They

Safeguarding Alert: Livestreaming of explicit sexual content on Twitch2022-11-18T10:15:55+00:00

Safeguarding Update: Blonde and Dahmer

2022-10-10T11:34:04+01:00

Due to the popularity of two of Netflix’s most recent releases, Blonde (a Marilyn Monroe biopic) and Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, our online safety experts have released this Safeguarding Update, which highlights the main risks and concerns associated with the disturbing content in

Safeguarding Update: Blonde and Dahmer2022-10-10T11:34:04+01:00

Virtual Friendships: Why Do Young People Make Friends Online?

2022-08-05T10:19:08+01:00

For this year's International Friendship Day, we look at why young people are making friends online, what the risks are and provide top tips for you to follow to help keep the young people in your life safer with internet-based friendships.   Whether

Virtual Friendships: Why Do Young People Make Friends Online?2022-08-05T10:19:08+01:00

A Beginners Guide to Deepfakes

2022-08-05T10:47:15+01:00

This guide to deepfakes explains not only what deepfakes are, but also outlines the risks they could pose and provides practical, helpful advice on how to help protect the children and young people in your care. We’ve all had that wow moment when something

A Beginners Guide to Deepfakes2022-08-05T10:47:15+01:00

Talking to Your Child About the War in Ukraine

2022-11-24T13:05:28+00:00

As a global community, we have faced a turbulent few years, ruled chiefly by the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions it brought. Now as we enter Spring 2022, the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine has taken over media attention and national concern. We live in a time

Talking to Your Child About the War in Ukraine2022-11-24T13:05:28+00:00

Tackling Conspiracy Theories and Misinformation 

2022-01-11T16:53:17+00:00

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

Tackling Conspiracy Theories and Misinformation 2022-01-11T16:53:17+00:00

Incels in the Classroom: The Worrying Rise of an Online Subculture

2021-12-10T16:04:43+00:00

Incel stands for involuntary celibate. The incel ideology can be complex, with many different subcultures, but it is generally a group of men who feel they are forced to be celibate due to women denying them sex that they feel is owed to them. Incel stands for involuntary celibate. The incel ideology

Incels in the Classroom: The Worrying Rise of an Online Subculture2021-12-10T16:04:43+00:00

Shining a Light on The Dark Web

2021-12-10T16:05:24+00:00

The phrase ‘dark web’ might bring up all sorts of connotations in your mind, none of which are probably good. For most people, the dark web is a place never ventured to or even given much thought. It’s the other side of the internet, the shadowy depths where criminals and people who are up

Shining a Light on The Dark Web2021-12-10T16:05:24+00:00

PSNI Issue WhatsApp Scam Warning

2021-12-10T16:41:17+00:00

Police in Northern Ireland have issued a warning following a surge of recent reports about a WhatsApp scam targeting victims across the region. This scam involves a scammer pretending to be a child or relative asking their loved ones for money via a WhatsApp message. Superintendent Gerard Pollock, Chair of

PSNI Issue WhatsApp Scam Warning2021-12-10T16:41:17+00:00

Safeguarding Update: Squid Game

2021-12-10T16:06:53+00:00

Due to the popularity of Netflix’s most recent viral show, Squid Game, our online safety experts have received several questions about it from concerned parents, carers, and teachers. We decided to release a Safeguarding Update that highlights the main risks and concerns our experts found when researching the show.    What is Squid Game? 

Safeguarding Update: Squid Game2021-12-10T16:06:53+00:00
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