Online Safety encompasses not only Internet technologies but also electronic communications via mobile phones, games consoles and wireless technology.
It highlights the need to educate children and young people about the benefits, risks and responsibilities of using information technology.
E-Safety Resources For Parents
Below you can find a selection of E-Safety Resources for download
‘Nude Selfies – What Parents and Carers Need to Know’
Film 1 helps parents and carers understand the reasons why young people create and share nude or nearly nude images.
Film 2 helps parents and carers learn about effective strategies for talking to their child about nude or nearly nude images.
Film 3 helps parents and carers to understand how to respond if their child discloses that they have shared nude or nearly nude images by risk assessing the different contexts in which images may be shared.
Film 4 helps parents and carers learn about how to get help and support if their child shares nude or nearly nude images.
Useful links for parents
Online technology has changed the way people live their lives in many positive ways.
It has also brought with it safety issues that require knowledge and awareness among those responsible for their welfare.
NSPCC worked with Mumsnet – the UK’s largest parenting website – to hear from parents like you.
They heard from over 500 mums and dads, who reviewed the top social networks that children use and shared their thoughts with us.
They also spoken to over 1,850 young people – to find out the most popular social networks and apps and what they thought of them.
The internet has brought many benefits as well as dangers. Learn how to spot these dangers and keep yourself safe online.
Childnet International’s Kidsmart website has a section for young people aged 11 plus, dealing with mobiles, file-sharing, chat, trackback (for example, digital footprints) and privacy.
This website, developed by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre, provides information for young people on how to stay safe online. It covers various topics.
In all areas of the site, there are prominent links to the CEOP ‘report abuse’ page where you can make a complaint or report a problem.
Bullying Online is an online help and advice service combating all forms of bullying. Sections for pupils, parents and schools cover the subject of cyberbullying, with advice on topics.
Bullying Online also provides an email service for pupils in need of further help and advice.
CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account.
We protect children from harm online and offline, directly through NCA led operations and in partnership with local and international agencies