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20 July 2018
By Rebecca Avery

Online Safety Briefing: Term 6 2017-18

This is the 6th edition (June-July) 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 The Education People. This briefing should not be shared or forwarded directly to children, young people 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 links:

Articles and Research

‘Addiction’ and Mental Health 

Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation



Gaming and Gambling


Information Governance, Privacy and Data

Professional Conduct

Sexual Harassment and Violence

Social Media and Technology

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Radicalisation and Extremism

Trust and Reliability

Educational Content

Teaching Materials, Tools and Videos

Articles for Parent/Carers

Resources for parents/carers

We hope educational settings have found the briefings to be useful and would welcome feedback from DSLs.