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Online Safety Update: Issue 10

Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 10: May 2016' online now.

In this issue we celebrate Prince Albert Primary School successfully being awarded the e-Safety Mark award, take a look at a popular new app called ooVoo and we also look at alternatives to main stream search engines such as Google and Bing...Finally, why not learn about online safety together by finding out more about reverse image searching.  We hope you enjoy this issue.

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice.

 

Online Safety in the News 01/07/16

Our roundup of the key Online Safety news stories from the past two weeks.

'The thing that has really undermined teachers is not Ofsted inspectors or political instability – it’s technology'
Far from being digital natives, kids are actually flailing around online, looking for guidance.
Story from: TES

Facebook leads the way against cyberbullying, but others need to follow
Surrounded by the heads of Google, Facebook and Twitter, the Duke of Cambridge didn’t choose to advocate for entrepreneurship or celebrate Britain’s role in the digital revolution – instead he picked a surprisingly buzzword-free topic usually avoided at self-congratulatory events like these: cyberbullying.
Story from: The Telegraph

Read more: Online Safety in the News 01/07/16

Online Safety Update: Issue 15

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Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 15: April 2017' online now.

In this issue we take a special look at YouTube including some fun facts, figures and advice to help you and your family to safely enjoy using YouTube.

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice.

Online Safety in the News 28/04/17

Our roundup of the key Online Safety news stories from the past two weeks.

Children report feeling unprotected from inappropriate content on social media sites
Four out of five children feel that social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, new research has found.
Story from: ITV News

Smartphone app 'tells parents when children are sexting'
Parents worried their children are swapping inappropriate pictures and selfies with friends or even strangers online are being offered a smartphone app to automatically spot suspect images.
Story from: The Telegraph

Read more: Online Safety in the News 28/04/17

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