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Online Safety

Ensuring we’re all safe when using technology can often be challenging; particularly with new devices and apps being released on a daily basis.

The organisations outlined below provide impartial advice on how to stay safe online and information on technologies typically used by children.

Organisation Link
Think U Know https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/
Safer Internet https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers
Commonsense Media https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
NSPCC https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

 

Whilst written for education professionals, the Department for Education’s Education for a Connected World document provides guidance on what children should be aware of various ages and may therefore be of interest to parents. The document focuses on eight aspects of online education, including Managing online information, Health, wellbeing and lifestyle, and Privacy and security.