April 2020 On-line risk of radicalisation - educational
Please see the document at the bottom of this page which is provided by the Home Office and they have also provided the link below, to provide information and support to parents/guardians, pertinent to the current pandemic restrictions.
In addition to all the information below|:
Think you know http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Report Abuse http://www.ceop.gov.uk/reportabuse/index.asp
Childnet International http://www.childnet.com/kia
Safe Social Networking http://www.safesocialnetworking.com
Microsoft Family Safety Site http://www.microsoft.com/protect/family
Facebook Safety http://www.facebook.com/safety
Who to talk to
For Young People:
Children can talk in confidence on either;
• NSPCC www.there4me.com where they can talk to an NSPCC adviser online
• Childline on 0800 1111 – will not be listed on the telephone bill
Samaritans provide confidential emotional support for people, if you are worried, feel upset or confused and just want to talk. You can:
• Phone on 08457 90 90 90 or Email the Samaritans
Five useful articles for parents to help keep their children safe online over the summer
This article is help avaialble for parents to engage with their child's online activities over the summer holidays. These articles have been kindly reproduced from the thinkuknow.co.uk website, created by education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command
1. Gaming: what parents and carers need to know
Many children will be spending time gaming online over the summer holidays. This article explores the different elements of gaming with a particular focus on how it can be used by offenders but focusing on what parents can do to support their child while gaming.
2. Sharing pictures of your child online
Lots of parents love sharing photos of their children with friends and family, particularly when they are on holiday or starting the new school year. A recent report found that 42% of young people reported that their parents had done this without asking their permission. Our article helps parents to protect their child while staying social.
3. Keeping your under 5s safe online
Whether it's watching videos, playing games on their devices or talking to Alexa - today's under 5s are spending more time online. In this article we look at the benefits of children accessing the internet, and share advice about how parents can make sure their child has a safe experience online.
4. Live streaming: responding to the risks
Many children enjoy live streaming as it can be used to showcase talent, develop communication skills and create identity. Our article helps parents to understand why children love it, what the risks can be, and how they can help their child stay safe if they are live streaming.
5. Using parental controls
Parental controls are a great tool for helping to protect children but should not replace open and honest conversations with children about their life online. Share these tips on how to use parental controls effectively.
More helpful advice can also be found here
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