Online Safety Briefing: Term 2 2017-18 #esafety
This is the 2nd edition of the Kent Education Safeguarding Team's Online Safety briefings covering Term 2 (November-December) 2017-18. The aim of these posts is to help Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) in educational settings keep up to date with of some of the emerging online safety issues and research which may be of interest. The following links are not endorsed, controlled or promoted by Kent County Council. This briefing should not be shared or forwarded directly to pupils or parents due to the sensitive and potentially distressing nature of some content. Before sharing content that names specific apps or websites, we recommend DSLs access the following :
- Online Safety Alert: Think before you scare
- Engaging parents in children’s use of apps
- UK Safer Internet Centre – Online Challenges: Advice for parents
- Intellectual Property Office: Illicit streaming devices
- ICO: Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- Gov.uk: Children to be given extra protection online
Articles and Research
- The Guardian: BBC launches Own It website to help under-12s navigate online risks
- BBC: France wants stricter child phone ban in schools
- Education Technology: Teachers want social media ethics taught in schools
Computer Misuse, Data Protection and Information Governance
Gaming and Gambling
- The Guardian: 25,000 children in Britain are problem gamblers, report finds
Peer on Peer Abuse
- Daily Mail: NSPCC believes a third of child sex abuse cases are carried out by other children
- Telegraph: Teenagers 'sext' to test whether they can trust each other, study finds
- The Guardian: Counselling for cyberbullying has doubled in five years
Reliability and Trust
- The Independent: Man who posted image of Muslim woman 'ignoring Westminster terror victims' was a Russian troll
- That's Nonsense: Trump retweets posts made by far-right Britain First deputy leader
Self Esteem and Mental Health
- Place2Be: Teens and tech: how to live well with smartphones
- Sky News: 'Selfitis' - People obsessed with taking selfies may have genuine condition, experts say
- Study: An Exploratory Study of Selfitis and the Development of the Selfitis Behavior Scale
Sexual Abuse and Grooming
- The Guardian: Suicide prevention plan needed for child victims of 'sextortion'
Social Media and Technology
- The Guardian:
- Official YouTube Blog: 5 ways we’re toughening our approach to protect families on YouTube and YouTube Kids
- The Conversation: Social networking sites may be controlling your mind – here’s how to take charge
Teaching Materials, Tools and Videos
- Online Safety Story Books - Kent Blog Post updated for 2017 (EYFS/KS1/KS2)
- Childline: YouTube Channel (KS3/4)
- BBC: OwnIt (KS2/3)
- CBBC: Anti-Bullying Week Content (KS2/3)
- Ditch the Label: 10 Ways To Be Mindful When You’re Addicted To Social Media (KS3/4)
- BBC Newsround: (KS2/3)
- Fake News: Should you learn about it in school?
- YouTubers on beating the bullies
- Should celebs say sorry for past offensive comments?
- Facebook / Instagram: Our responsibility to under-13s
- Anti-Bullying Week: What is online bullying?
- Online game streaming: How big a problem is bullying?
- Social media companies promise to do more to protect kids online
- Why are in-game purchases a problem for young people?
- YouTube report function not properly protecting children
- Facebook have launched a Messenger app just for kids
- Donald Trump: Why everyone's talking about his retweets
- Duke of Cambridge: "I have a duty to act on cyber bullying"
- DanTDM tops 2017 YouTube rich list
- UK Safer Internet Centre: Delete or Deactivate – What to do with your old accounts
- Childnet: Online reputation – taking care of your digital footprint
- Barnardo's: 'Follow me' Campaign
- UK Safer Internet Centre: Gaming – resources for parents and carers
- SWGfL: Parenting in a digital age: The real cost of online gaming
- Childnet: 6 Tips for having a conversation with your child about cyberbullying
- Parent Info: Live streaming – what you need to know
- Parent Zone: How much screen time is too much this Christmas?
- Think U Know: Live streaming: responding to the risks
- EE: EE partners with internet matters to keep children safe online this Christmas
NCA CEOP #WhoIsSam Campaign Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOu5BLGNG9c Additional links to articles and resources can also be accessed via the Kent Online Safety Twitter feed.