“The annual Insafe Digipack brings together the best eSafety resources from around the EU. The DVD contains videos, handbooks, lesson plans and games as well as posters, comics and reading books which can be used in the classroom. ”
The resources can also be useful give aways for parents evening and other events.
Order here and read more here
The DFE are promoting a set of resources and guidance for schools on Sexting. It includes legal information for schools on examining the contents of mobile phones. There are also some training materials. They can be found on the Kirklees council website under E-safety, here.
Childnet’s website has had an overhaul and there is a bit of crossover now with the UK SaferInternet centre content.
(If you are struggling to find the old favourites like “Know it all”, look to the very top of the new Childnet home page where there is a “Resources” hyperlink that takes you to a useful list, one you might miss if you are looking at the menu; also the orange magnifying glass button to the left of it hides the search box. )
It includes some new resources on copyright and how to find free-to-use resources here
The CEOP Youtube channel has lots of video clips that can be used both in the classroom and in other presentations.
The most recent additions include a series of videos prefixed “Know where to go” illustrating channels that can be used to report abuse.
In addition there are a series of “to the camera” pieces that can be used to highlight “Risks children face online” or “Things children do online” as well as most of what you can otherwise download from the ThinkYouKnow resources area if you are registered.
Common Sense Media have launched a number of resources under the banner of the Parent Media and Technology Education Program that could be used to support parents evenings, campaigning messages in letters home and further understanding of how to develop resilience etc.
This supplements their classroom resources referenced here
Vodafone are taking a positive approach towards e-safety. The company has an area of their website dedicated to supporting and informing parents about e-safety. You will find it here:
Vodafone Parents Guide
It includes a new Parents Digital Parenting Magazine:
YHGFL have produced a simple but effective checklist to aid in the auditing of e-safeguarding provision.
Do your or your students use Skype? (Quite probably your students do or have.) Are you thinking of using it in your institution? Are you worried about using video-conferencing technology?
If the answer to any of these is “yes” then you will find this doument by YHGFL useful.
YHGFL information for users of Skype.
In the parents’ sessions that saferinternet.org run in schools, they get many questions about particular devices that children are using or asking for. As a result this guide has been created to answer these questions and introduce some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly.
An online resource, it introduces smartphones, gaming devices and other internet-enabled technologies.
Schools may find it useful to point parents in the direction of the online guide at:
When a group of high-school friends post a rumour about a rival it sparks a chain reaction that leaves no one untouched. Cyberbullying, sexting, filmed fights and police action ensue — will these friends avoid being tagged forever?
Developed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s Cybersmart program,Tagged is recommended for use with students aged 14 and over.
Tagged is supported by lesson plans and compelling character reflection interviews. It explores themes of personal and peer safety and responsibility that are crucial to maintaining positive online behaviours and digital reputation into adulthood.
I’ve watched the videos and these resources look suitable, but some of the lesson support materials will need adapting for UK before use.