How can we help the children and young people we work with get the best out of the internet? Below are links to many sources for further information and advice.
- Children need more Resilience, Information and Power to enjoy the benefits the internet can bring and be safe. Read more…
- The terms and conditions of Instagram are as long as Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Check out the teaching packs for 7-11, 11-14 and 14-16 year olds and the including simplified terms and conditions produced by the children’s commissioner for Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and YouTube.
- How does advertising online affect children? The House of Commons Library has published a briefing paper looking at the current advertising regulatory system in the UK, with specific reference to advertising to children. Topics covered include: sexual imagery; gambling; and betting and gaming.
- Keeping Safe in Education is currently being updated for Sep 2018. See the proposed revision to the online safety section in Annexe C .
- What does the school need to do about online bullying? Read the updated Preventing and Tackling Bullying in schools document .
- Do we need to report an incident of youth produced sexual imagery to the police? Download the UKCCIS summary .
- Look at the recent research from CEOP and Brook to find out how young people are using digital technologies in their romantic relationships.
- Looking for educational material for online safety? Find material for all ages at Dorset Police.
- Download the Safer Internet day education packages (3-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-18 and parents).