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Safeguarding Hub2020-04-06T14:12:51+01:00

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Digital Safeguarding in 60

Houseparty App, bandwidth advice and home learning support.

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Safety Card: Houseparty

Download our Safety Card on the popular App and make sure everyone in your home knows how to stay safer while using the platform.

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Videos

Learn about emerging and recurring threats through our popular videos.

5 YouTube Channels for Home Study

Keep the children in your care entertained and engaged with our recommended Youtube channels.

Coronavirus: Explained using images and Makaton

Watch Holly Rankin, our Special Educational Needs Advisor, explain Coronavirus using Makaton.

What is Coronavirus? An Explainer for Children.

Watch a short animation to tackle misinformation and help children understand Coronavirus.

Viral Challenge Alert: ‘Outlet Challenge’ – Here’s Susie to warn you about the ‘outlet challenge’ on TikTok, where TikTokers are sliding a coin into a partially plugged in charger!

Pasfhocail – Passwords (Irish Language) – Irish Language enthusiasts, check out our informative animation about the importance of passwords as Gaeilge. (English Subtitles included)

Gifting on TikTok – Parents and Carers do you understand how gifting can be used to coerce and exploit young people on TikTook? Here’s what you need to know

Parents & Carers: Support a child to overcome bullying –Support a child in your care who is being bullied.

Supporting a child to overcome bullying at school – Teachers here’s what you need to know about tackling bullying at your school.

Printables & Resources

Safeguarding resources for you and the children and young people in your care of all ages.

Scheduler for Lower Primary

Download this flexible visual daily schedule for reliable family routines.

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Scheduler for Upper Primary

Download this flexible daily schedule for reliable family routines.

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Important Contacts List

For anyone self-isolating, use this template to keep your contacts’ details close.

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An Adult Offering to help

Make a positive difference in your community & offer support to vulnerable or isolated people.

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Family Home Safe Pack

Establish flexible and structured boundaries for children regarding their use of electronic devices.

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Be a Cyber Hero

Help young people in your care become Cyberheroes against villainous online bullies.

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Should You Stream It?

Guide the young people in your care to become safer streamers with this traffic light system.

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Your Guide to Kik

This printable tells you everything you need to know about the dangerous platform Kik.

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Safety Cards

Your one-page guide on how to stay safe on the most popular platforms.

Safety Card: Tik Tok

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Safety Card: Snapchat

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Safety Card: Instagram

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Safety Card: YouTube

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Safety Card: WhatsApp

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Safety Card: Facebook

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Safety Card: Twitch

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Safety Card: Houseparty

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Safeguarding Insights

Should Paedophiles be ‘prescribed’ Child Sex Dolls?

Kill the e-safety policy: How to protect children online

Criminal Justice vs Safeguarding Outcomes

Looking at Technology in a Different Way

Safeguarding in 60

Code of Conduct outlined for Social Media giants

Dangerous new app, Ofcom’s new report and the International day of zero tolerance for FGM

#SaferInternetDay & #ViralChallenges

TikToks new safety features & Random Acts of Kindness Day

The Skull Breaker Challenge & The DFE’s proposed changed to KCSIE

Eating Disorders Awareness Week & YouTube have been accused of encouraging far-right radicalisation

Coronavirus outbreak guidance & Call of Duty Warzone

Coronavirus Home Learning Resources and Explainer 2020

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