Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide

2022-10-07T15:02:35+01:00

For Dyslexia Awareness Week 2022, we’ve put together a guide on this often-misunderstood learning difficulty. With this year’s theme being 'Breaking Through Barriers', we thought it was important to help bring some visibility to the barriers people with dyslexia face in education. Here is a simple overview of what dyslexia is,

Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide2022-10-07T15:02:35+01:00

Deleting Messages – An Online Safety Guide

2022-10-03T13:01:27+01:00

Have you ever sent a message, and immediately wished you could unsend it? Many messaging options on popular platforms are starting to make this wish come true by offering a ‘deleting messages’ feature. Our online safety experts have taken a look at the various options to help parents and

Deleting Messages – An Online Safety Guide2022-10-03T13:01:27+01:00

Has Seesaw been hacked?

2022-09-23T15:27:55+01:00

You may have heard about a recent cyberattack on the popular school platform, Seesaw. While there was misconception over whether this applied only to the United States, we have received reports that schools across the UK have been affected by this attack.

Has Seesaw been hacked?2022-09-23T15:27:55+01:00

Energy Bills Scam

2022-09-23T12:21:37+01:00

We have recently been alerted to a new scam being circulated across the UK. This phishing scam involves a text message that links you to a fake UK government website to register for the energy bills discount scheme. Our Scam Alert will help you understand what the scam is, how to

Energy Bills Scam2022-09-23T12:21:37+01:00

Scam Alert – The ‘Hi Mum’ WhatsApp Scam

2022-09-12T14:24:38+01:00

We have recently become aware of an increase in a phishing scam, often known as ‘Hi Mum’. The scam involves the impersonation of friends or family members, and can be conducted through text message or an instant messaging service, such as WhatsApp.Our Scam Alert will help you understand what the scam is,

Scam Alert – The ‘Hi Mum’ WhatsApp Scam2022-09-12T14:24:38+01:00

Responding to online challenges, trends, and hoaxes

2022-09-09T10:51:59+01:00

When a viral challenge is reported in the news or on social media, it's often easier to consider the risks than establish the facts. Making the decision to issue guidance or warnings about challenges and hoaxes is often informed by the principle of ‘better safe than sorry’. While safeguarding responses to online harms are vital, the

Responding to online challenges, trends, and hoaxes2022-09-09T10:51:59+01:00

Talking to Young People About Suicide

2022-09-08T16:42:09+01:00

If a young person in your care has an active suicide plan you should go with them to your nearest A&E for immediate support. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay World Suicide Prevention Day happens every year on September 10th. This year the theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’. The theme aims to suggest that all of our

Talking to Young People About Suicide2022-09-08T16:42:09+01:00

The Wait and Worries of Exam Results Day: How to Help Young People Prepare and Process

2022-08-19T10:46:28+01:00

As young people across the U.K. receive their exam results, we’ve created this guide to help you support them before, during and after exam results day. You’ll find advice of things to do and say, as well as learn some of the signs of exam results-related stress

The Wait and Worries of Exam Results Day: How to Help Young People Prepare and Process2022-08-19T10:46:28+01:00

A Guide to Esports – More Than a Game

2022-08-19T10:52:01+01:00

As this year marks the inclusion of esports in the Commonwealth Games, we’ve created this guide to esports to help you understand what they are, why they’re growing in popularity, and if there’s any safeguarding risks to children and young people. We also understand that a topic

A Guide to Esports – More Than a Game2022-08-19T10:52:01+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
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