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Online Harms White Paper

April 8, 2019

The Government today published the Online Harms White Paper, following last year’s Green Paper, published as part of the UK Internet Safety Strategy...

Calling time on screen time!?

February 11, 2019

I’ll let you into a secret – I don’t like the term screen time; I think it’s unhelpful as a concept, let alone as a framework for discussion or..

Social media is killing / saving us [delete as applicable]

February 4, 2019

The perils of social media are never far from the front pages, and this Safer Internet Day is no exception, as the government announces plans to ban..

Keeping Children Safe in Education – translated

December 20, 2018

Now available from LGfL for the benefit of all schools – Part 1 of this key safeguarding document which needs to be understood by ALL staff (that..

Life online for a Year 8 pupil

December 6, 2018

Having learned so much from the 40,000 pupils who took part in our online safety survey earlier this year (read Hopes & Streams here), the LGfL..

Parents – scare or prepare?

November 9, 2018

Based on DfE guidance ‘Harmful online challenges & hoaxes’

Ban the phones!?

September 5, 2018

The French have been cracking down on mobile phones in schools: as of this rentrée (back-to-school season), a new law fulfils French President..

‘Self-harm bullying’

August 29, 2018

Schools and parents hear lots about self-harm and about bullying, but did you know there was such a thing as ‘self-harm bullying’, where children and..

Hopes & Streams report – 40,000 pupils told us about online safety…

July 13, 2018

…and boy, did we learn a lot. For the full report, video overview, or to read about a specific theme, head to Meanwhile here on..

Help your children and pupils ‘Own It’ with the BBC

June 26, 2018

For the LGfL DigiSafe team, a clear online-safety resource highlight of 2018 so far has been the launch of BBC Own It! And the best bit? It’s not a..

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