eSafety for those Working with Young People

As a professional working with young people you may come across issues or questions about how they are using the internet. Often they may confide in you rather than their own families. It is important to understand what you can do and what resources are available to give them the best advice.

 

As professionals you will also need to be careful with what you post about yourself on-line.

 

The links below will direct you to information and resources which will help you to advise and inform the the young people in your care.

Links

ThinkUKnow

Website from CEOP. Offers advice and resources to educators and people working with young people.

 

Get Safe Online

A Government and Law Enforcement initiative to provide help and guidance for all uses of the internet.

 

UK Safer Internet Center

A great source of guidance an practical resources on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly

 

Childnet - KnowITall

Suite of education resources from Childnet designed to help educate parents, teachers and young people about safe and positive use of the internet.

 

Kidscape - Help with Bullying

Anti-Bullying Alliance

 

Two sites offering advice on helping children suffering from online  and offline bullying.

BBC Webwise

Great resources from the BBC to help people get a better understanding of computer and internet technologies
 

The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS)

UKCCIS brings together over 180 organisations and individuals from government, industry, law enforcement, academia and charities to keep young people safe online.

 

Internet Safety Training PCLS Training are able to provide bespoke training to young people in school, professionals and parents.
 

 

National Grids for Learning

The National Grid for Learning (NGfL) was a United Kingdom Government-funded gateway to educational resources on the Internet. A collection of local Grids exist around the country. Many offer great resources on E-Safety.


The links below are some of the Grids with particular good content on E-Safety
 

NSPCC and O2

The NSPCC and O2 have combined to create resources for schools.

 

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