Net Aware social media guide for parents from NSPCC
The NSPCC has launched an updated Net Aware site for parents and carers. The site, run in partnership with O2 and informed by 1,696 children and young people and 674 parents and carers, includes tips showing how to help your child block or report someone targeting them and a guide to 39 of the most popular social media sites, apps and games used by children and young people including information about new apps like Pokemon Go, Periscope, IMVU, and Live.ly. ESAS have suggested you might share the link below with parents through your school's website, newsletter etc.
360 Degree Safe
SWGfL,partners in the UK Safer Internet Centre, has unveiled a new-look to its award-winning online safety tool. The 360 degree safe self review tool, now used by more than 10,000 schools, is free to use and intended to help schools review their online safety policy and practice. It provides:
The tool has undergone a major upgrade and the improvements will make it more secure, reliable and even easier for schools to use to manage their online safety. It also offers an accreditation scheme. Find out more at https://360safe.org.uk/Overview
Gallery Guardian App
This has been recommended by ESAS, please pass on to parents.
The Gallery Guardian looks at every picture your child takes or receives on their smartphone. Using a specially designed image recognition algorithm, Gallery Guardian automatically detects if the image includes nudity or not. In the unfortunate event an image contains something inappropriate, the app alerts you on your smartphone without disclosing or storing the image in question. For further information visit the website :
Keeping Children Safe Online - this website has been recommended by the Aylesbury area: