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Recommended Resources for Internet Safety

UK Safer Internet Centre  - The UK Safer Internet Centre is coordinated by a partnership of three leading organisations: Childnet International; the South West Grid for Learning, and the Internet Watch Foundation. It is co-funded by the European Commission's Safer Internet Programme and is one of the 31 Safer Internet Centres of the Insafe network. The centre has three main functions: an awareness centre, a helpline and a hotline.
 
Childnet International - Childnet works directly with children and young people from the ages of 3-18 on a weekly basis, as well as parents, carers, teachers and professionals, finding out about their real experiences online, and the positive things they are doing, as well as sharing safety advice.

SWGfL Education that Clicks - SWGfL are a not-for-profit charitable trust, providing a wide range of products, services and solutions designed specifically for education. They offer a range of training courses and educational resources as well as the 360 degree safe online safety review toolkit. In partnership with the UK Safer Internet Centre, they host the Professionals Online Safety Helpline.

Internet Matters - A not-for-profit organisation backed by the UK’s most prominent internet industry players (BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media) and supported by leading child online safety experts.

NSPCC - The leading children's charity in the UK, specialising in child protection and dedicated to the fight for every childhood. The only UK children's charity with statutory powers and that means they can take action to safeguard children at risk of abuse.
 
The Marie Collins Foundation - The Marie Collins Foundation is the UK charity enabling children who suffer sexual abuse and exploitation via internet and mobile technologies to recover and live safe, fulfilling lives.

Think You Know - Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command. Thinkuknow is underpinned by the latest intelligence about child sex offending from CEOP Command. Thinkuknow aims to ensure that everyone has access to this practical information – children, young people, their parents and carers, and the professionals who work with them.

Vodafone Digital Parenting - Vodafone provides a digital parenting magazine and also online advice, news and resources for parents.

The Right Click Internet Safety Matters - The Right Click: Internet Safety Matters initiative has been developed by BT and Unicef UK to enable children and young people to become confident digital citizens, while helping their parents and teachers to keep them safe online.

UK Council for Child Internet Safety - The UKCCIS Education Group has developed guidance for school governors to help governing boards support their school leaders to keep children safe online. Governors can use it to: gain a basic understanding of the school’s current approach to keeping children safe online; learn how to improve this approach where appropriate; and find out about tools which can be used to improve the approach. The document includes examples of good and outstanding practice, as well as identifying when governors should be concerned.

The UKCCIS Education Group has produced advice for schools and colleges on responding to incidents of 'sexting'. The advice aims to support them in tackling the range of issues which these incidents present including responding to disclosures, handling devices and imagery, risk assessing situations and involving other agencies. The advice also contains information about preventative education, working with parents and reporting imagery to providers.

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