It is important to know about how to keep safe online.
Here are some resources to help you.
|Child Exploitation and Online Protection
Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online?
|How much do you know? Are you safe online?
They have made this website to help children aged 5 to 14+ to go on the internet in a safe way and know who to talk to if you are worried.
Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
Based on the original website KidSMART – http://www.kidsmart.org.uk – the website provided some really cool resources about keeping safe online such as quizzes, games and useful facts.
The old Kid Smart website is still available – http://old.kidsmart.org.uk – which started in 2006 providing an internet safety programme website for schools, young people, parents, and agencies. The website included leaflets, posters, activity days and interactive games.
UK Safer Internet Centre
The UK Safer Internet Centre is where you can find online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online. It is the home of the annual “Safer Internet Day”.
Parent Zone are devoted to providing expert information to families, schools and family professionals. We create, curate and check the best available advice and information on all of the issues that are caused or amplified by the internet.
Their mission is to improve outcomes for children in a digital world so:
ParentPort is run by the UK’s media regulators. They set and enforce standards across the media to protect children from inappropriate material.
Seen or heard something unsuitable for children? Maybe it was a programme on TV or online, a film, an advert, a video game or something in a magazine. At ParentPort you can find out about the standards that they expect from the media, make a complaint and share your views with them.
Vodaphone Digital Parenting Advice
Brought to you by Vodafone, Digital Parenting helps you to get more involved with the technology that young people enjoy. Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a teacher or a teenager, it’s all about building children’s confidence and resilience so that they get the very best out of the fast-moving, awe-inspiring, sometimes-overwhelming digital world.
Vodafone’s Digital Parenting magazine has helped millions of families get to grips with the digital world. Read their latest and past issues online – https://www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting/parents-and-carers/digital-parenting-magazine.html
Below are some links which may be helpful to you:
- Child Expoloitation & Online Protection Centre (CEOP)
- Think U Know
- Internet Matters – Parental Controls
- UK Safer Internet Centre
- CBBC - Own It: A place to help you boss your life online
- BBC Newsround - Advice and tips for staying safe online
- BBC Newsround - Internet safety: Caught in the Web – CBBC Newsround
- Vodafone Digital Parenting Advice
- PACE Child Sexual Exploitation free on-line course
- National On-line Safety Guides for Parents
- Three-Minute Briefing: The Momo Challenge
- LGBTQ+ Hub
- Parent's Guide to Facebook
- Secret Conversations: everything you need to know about Facebook's new feature
- TikTok: everything you need to know about the video production app
- Snapchat: everything you need to know about the social media platform
- In-game chat: what parents need to know
- Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - what parents should know about the mobile game
- Staying safe on Minecraft
- Pokémon Go: a parent's guide
- Live streaming: everything you need to know about the online phenomenon
- The Parent’s Guide to Roblox
- The Parent’s Guide to Instagram
- The Parent's Guide to Cyberbullying
- The Parent’s Guide to Snapchat
- The Parent’s Guide to Kik
- A Parent’s Guide to Mobile Phones
- Parent Zone.org - Parent Guides
- Connect Safely.org - Parent Guides