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Safer Internet Day 2018

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Education Pack for Parents and Carers

A range of resources for parents and carers for Safer Internet Day 2018.

Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the slogan “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you” and it provides a fantastic opportunity to engage with children about their digital lives. 

To help you get involved, we have a pack for parents and carers, including conversation starters, a factsheetfamily pledge card and more!

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

Online Safety Training for Parents - Wed 26th April, 2:15pm & 6:15pm

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Following the Online Safety Training for Parents, Staff and Governors here are the weblinks to websites discussed during Dr Robert Muskers presentations.

Keeping Young Children Safe Online (UK Safer Internet Centre) - A useful eSafety Guide for parents

 http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ufiles/Keeping-Young-Children-Safe-Online.pdf

 

Jigsaw Film on CEOP YouTube Channel -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o8auwnJtqE

 

Cyber Streetwise - "Find out about easy steps you can take to protect your home or business from cyber crime" -

https://www.cyberstreetwise.com/

 

BBC Webwise is part of the BBC website with help & support for all aspects of internet safety.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/parents-film
 

Avoiding Ratting - Remote Access Trojans -

https://www.getsafeonline.org/protecting-yourself/avoiding-ratting/

 

The Digizen website - "This provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible Digital Citizens."

http://www.digizen.org/

 

'The Parents' and Carers' Guide to the Internet', has been created by CEOP to provide a light hearted and realistic look at what it takes to be a better online parent.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/parentsguide/

 

A guide from Google to show parents how they can protect your family online.

http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/familysafety/

 

YouTube Safety Centre -

http://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/safety.html

 

The 'Digital Parenting Guide' from Vodaphone "Read about the very latest technology and challenges in our new magazine - our Expert View articles, 'How to' guides and Take Action checklists will help you to stay up-to-date and feel more confident about getting involved."

http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/parents/about_digital_parenting/Resources.html

 

The Cybersmile Foundation website (The Cyberbullying Charity)

http://www.cybersmile.org

 

"The Parents Guide to Technology from the UK Safer Internet Centre has been created to answer these questions and introduce some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly".

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parents-guide-to-technology

 

How to set up the parental controls offered by your internet provider (UK Safer Internet Centre)

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parental-controls

 

The parents section of the Know IT All website. The site contains information about positive ways young people are using different technologies, what the risks are to users and it outlines practical advice in avoiding or minimising risks when using online and mobile technologies.

http://www.childnet.com/kia/parents/

 

Webcam safety- BBC Webwise - http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/25812110

 

Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) - Criminal content can reported to this organisation -[http://www.iwf.org.uk%3chttp:/www.iwf.org.uk]www.iwf.org.uk<http://www.iwf.org.uk

 

Facebook Family Safety Centre -

www.facebook.com/safety<http://www.facebook.com/safety

 

Anti-Bullying Alliance - http://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/

 

The Marie Collins Foundation - "The Marie Collins Foundation (MCF) is the UK charity enabling children who suffer sexual abuse and exploitation via internet and mobile technologies to recover and live safe, fulfilling lives." -http://www.mariecollinsfoundation.org.uk/

 

Child Safety Online Overview (Knowthenet)

http://www.knowthenet.org.uk/knowledge-centre/child-safety

 

Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/375420/Advice_for_Parents_on_Cyberbullying_131114.pdf

 

Internet Matters website

http://www.internetmatters.org/

Safer Internet Day 2017

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E-Safety Information

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The internet is a tremendous resource for learning, leisure and interacting with other people.  But there are potential risks that we all need to be aware of to ensure we can help children and young people stay safe online.

The following links are to recommended websites and resources (external links):

UK Safer Internet Centre - Resources, Advice and free Helpline

CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre) - Police lead website providing support and advice (for children, parents and professionals) in relation to online threats.

Whether you're a parent, worried about a child you know or work with children as part of your job,m we all have a part to play in keeping them safe.  Find out more about the types of child abuse and how to look out for a child's safety, the child protection system and the latest research and resources in child protection.

www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/

Staying safe online- information for parents and carers

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The LSCB (Lancashire Safeguarding Childrens Board) has carried out on online consultation with a sample of parents and carers to find out more about keeping their children safe online.  Many parents who completed the survey (88%) said they wanted to be better informed about e-safety.  Of these 91% said there preferred information source was via their child's school.

Top Tips

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Here are 4 tips to help you stay safer online.

  1. People you don't know are strangers.  They're not always who they say they are.
  2. Be nice to people on the computer like you would in the playground.
  3. Keep your personal information private.
  4. If you ever get that 'uh oh' feeling, you should tell a grown up you trust.

Here you will find a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line.  Parent Info is a collaboaration between Parent Zone (link is external) which has been providing information and support to parents for a decade, and CEOP (link is external) the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command of the National Crime Agency.

Online Safety articles for Parents

Digital Technologies & further information

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Digital technologies have become integral to the lives of children and young people, both within schools and outside schools.

These technologies provide powerful tools, which open up new opportunities for everyone.  They can stimulate discussion, promote creativity and stimulate awareness of context to promote effective learning.  Young people should have an entitlement to safe internet access at all times.  As parents you play a vital role ensuring that children have safe internet access.  Below we have included links to different websites that can help support you in achieving this for your children.

Connect Safely - a Parents Guide to Facebook

Vodafone Digital Parents Magazine

Childnet Webpages for Parents & Carers

DirectGov - Internet Safety for parents

Get Safe Online - resources for parents

The Digital Universe of Your Children - animated videos for parents (Insafe)

Insafe - A guide for parents - education and the new media

The Cybersmile Foundation (cyberbullying) - advice for parents