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Online Safety in the News 23/09/16

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

Your guide to the social networks your kids use
Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world - A parent guide.
Story from: Net Aware

Many parents have no idea what 'generation app' is doing online, research shows
Parents are at a serious crossroads when it comes to what their teens are doing or seeing online, according to a National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) study of online safety attitudes and behaviors released today that reveals that up to 60 per cent of teens have online accounts that their parents are unaware of and 57 per cent of parents admit that they are in the dark about what their kids are dong online.
Story from: The Drum

More Than 2,000 Children Reported For Indecent Image Crimes
A leading children's charity says police figures show under-18s are being criminalised for sharing nude photographs of themselves.
Story from: Sky News

Keeping children safe in education
UPDATE 5th September 2016 - Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.
Story from: DfE

 

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