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Safer Internet Day 2019 Resources for Professionals

Safer Internet Day 2019 is on February 5th, and we’ve collated information for parents and families below.

Here are the resources we found for Safer Internet Day 2019 for professionals:

Ken Corish: “Strategies for a Healthy Online Life”

(Featured resource)Ken Corish’s workshop at the HeadStart Conference on Oct. 3rd 2017 explored the relationship between digital technology and mental health in young people, with a particular focus on sleep and self-esteem.

Being the best version of yourself online

(Featured resource)HeadStart Wolverhampton worked with Wolverhampton Learning Technologies Team, Stone’s Throw Media, and Wolverhampton primary schools to create three great animated videos around the theme of “Being the Best Version of Yourself Online”. The videos explore the following themes:

  • The Digital 5-A-Day
  • Peer Pressure
  • Respect and Self-Respect

These films are great conversation starters with young people about making the best of modern technology.

Safer Internet Day 2019 Films

(Featured resource)Promotional films from the UK Safer Internet Centre for Safer Internet Day 2019

Online Safety Jigsaw for 8-10 Year Olds

This is a free to access resource, available through youtube. The video is 8 minutes and 33 seconds long. The video looks at online safety, during the video young people are interviewed in relation to what information they give to people in the real world. they are then asked about what they people online. This resource teaches the importance of privacy settings, and the reporting of such issues.

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NSPCC NetAware

(Featured resource)To help parents know how to keep their children safe online, NSPCC and O2 have developed Net Aware.

With new apps, services and social networks popping up all of the time, NetAware is the ‘go to’ place for parents, carers and educational professionals to check up on the features, and possible concerns, about each of them.

Digital 5-a-Day

(Featured resource)The Digital 5-a-Day provides a simple framework that reflects the concerns of parents/carers as well as children’s behaviours and needs. It can also act as a base for family agreements about internet and digital device use throughout both the holiday and term time.

Safer Internet Day 2019 Films

(Featured resource)Promotional films from the UK Safer Internet Centre for Safer Internet Day 2019

Positive Effects of Social Media

Social media is everywhere in today’s society, but did you know it can have a positive effect on young people. This article from Teen Shield highlights five positive things that social media helps facilitate for young people.

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Education Pack for Teachers

This Education Pack provides a range of supporting resources to help teachers and educators deliver acitivities for Safer Internet Day. This pack includes resources to help you: celebrate Safer Internet Day, handle disclosures and sensitive topics, involve your local press and help spread the word.

Research/report

Life in ‘Likes’ – Children’s Commissioner Report into Social Media use among 8-12 Year Olds

This report contains information on social media use among 8-12 year olds. The objective for the study in the report was to explore the impact of social media use on the lives of young people aged betwee 8 and 12 years old, particularly in relation to their wellbeing and self-esteem.

Ken Corish: “Strategies for a Healthy Online Life”

(Featured resource)Ken Corish’s workshop at the HeadStart Conference on Oct. 3rd 2017 explored the relationship between digital technology and mental health in young people, with a particular focus on sleep and self-esteem.

Being the best version of yourself online

(Featured resource)HeadStart Wolverhampton worked with Wolverhampton Learning Technologies Team, Stone’s Throw Media, and Wolverhampton primary schools to create three great animated videos around the theme of “Being the Best Version of Yourself Online”. The videos explore the following themes:

  • The Digital 5-A-Day
  • Peer Pressure
  • Respect and Self-Respect

These films are great conversation starters with young people about making the best of modern technology.

Safer Internet Day 2019 Films

(Featured resource)Promotional films from the UK Safer Internet Centre for Safer Internet Day 2019

NSPCC NetAware

(Featured resource)To help parents know how to keep their children safe online, NSPCC and O2 have developed Net Aware.

With new apps, services and social networks popping up all of the time, NetAware is the ‘go to’ place for parents, carers and educational professionals to check up on the features, and possible concerns, about each of them.

Digital 5-a-Day

(Featured resource)The Digital 5-a-Day provides a simple framework that reflects the concerns of parents/carers as well as children’s behaviours and needs. It can also act as a base for family agreements about internet and digital device use throughout both the holiday and term time.

Safer Internet Day 2019 Films

(Featured resource)Promotional films from the UK Safer Internet Centre for Safer Internet Day 2019

Download

Education Pack for Teachers

This Education Pack provides a range of supporting resources to help teachers and educators deliver acitivities for Safer Internet Day. This pack includes resources to help you: celebrate Safer Internet Day, handle disclosures and sensitive topics, involve your local press and help spread the word.

Research/report

Life in ‘Likes’ – Children’s Commissioner Report into Social Media use among 8-12 Year Olds

This report contains information on social media use among 8-12 year olds. The objective for the study in the report was to explore the impact of social media use on the lives of young people aged betwee 8 and 12 years old, particularly in relation to their wellbeing and self-esteem.

Ken Corish: “Strategies for a Healthy Online Life”

(Featured resource)Ken Corish’s workshop at the HeadStart Conference on Oct. 3rd 2017 explored the relationship between digital technology and mental health in young people, with a particular focus on sleep and self-esteem.

Being the best version of yourself online

(Featured resource)HeadStart Wolverhampton worked with Wolverhampton Learning Technologies Team, Stone’s Throw Media, and Wolverhampton primary schools to create three great animated videos around the theme of “Being the Best Version of Yourself Online”. The videos explore the following themes:

  • The Digital 5-A-Day
  • Peer Pressure
  • Respect and Self-Respect

These films are great conversation starters with young people about making the best of modern technology.

Safer Internet Day 2019 Films

(Featured resource)Promotional films from the UK Safer Internet Centre for Safer Internet Day 2019

NSPCC NetAware

(Featured resource)To help parents know how to keep their children safe online, NSPCC and O2 have developed Net Aware.

With new apps, services and social networks popping up all of the time, NetAware is the ‘go to’ place for parents, carers and educational professionals to check up on the features, and possible concerns, about each of them.

Digital 5-a-Day

(Featured resource)The Digital 5-a-Day provides a simple framework that reflects the concerns of parents/carers as well as children’s behaviours and needs. It can also act as a base for family agreements about internet and digital device use throughout both the holiday and term time.

Safer Internet Day 2019 Films

(Featured resource)Promotional films from the UK Safer Internet Centre for Safer Internet Day 2019

Download

Education Pack for Teachers

This Education Pack provides a range of supporting resources to help teachers and educators deliver acitivities for Safer Internet Day. This pack includes resources to help you: celebrate Safer Internet Day, handle disclosures and sensitive topics, involve your local press and help spread the word.

Research/report

Life in ‘Likes’ – Children’s Commissioner Report into Social Media use among 8-12 Year Olds

This report contains information on social media use among 8-12 year olds. The objective for the study in the report was to explore the impact of social media use on the lives of young people aged betwee 8 and 12 years old, particularly in relation to their wellbeing and self-esteem.