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30 April 2018
By Rebecca Avery

Online Safety Briefing: Term 5 2017-18

This is the 5th edition (April-May) of the Kent Education Safeguarding Team’s Online Safety briefings 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 children, young people or parents/carers 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 links:

Articles and Research



Gaming and Gambling

Information Governance, Privacy and Data

Peer on Peer Abuse 

Professional Conduct

Self Esteem and Mental Health 

Sexual Abuse and Grooming

Social Media and Technology

Trust, Radicalisation and Extremism

Educational Content

Teaching Materials, Tools and Videos

Articles for Parent/Carers

Resources for parents/carers

NSPCC and O2 have updated the Net Aware resources with new apps and games.