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Crossmediapolicies. Apps. Security guard smartphone app. SMART. Safer Children in a Digital World: the report of the Byron Review « The Byron Review (under the Chairmanship of Dr.

Safer Children in a Digital World: the report of the Byron Review «

Tanya Byron) was an independent review supported by officials from the Department for Children, Schools and Families and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The review carried out an assessment of the internet and video games, and informs children, adults and policy makers how they might affect young people. The report describes how the evidence was collected, what it revealed, the effectiveness of existing measures, and includes recommendations Dr. Byron makes to improve the safety of the digital world. Advice on e-Safety for children with special educational needs «

Should e-safety be part of the curriculum? Here in Australia, e safety or Cyber Safety, is generally part of the curriculum in as far as "most" schools have a Cyber Safety "expert" give a compulsory talk to the students each year.

Should e-safety be part of the curriculum?

But resources are a bit low, and some schools report that it is quite difficult to get the Govt funded Cyber Safety talk to the school. I find that the "weak link" in our efforts to protect children online is the parents unfortunately, and I am one with 4 kids. I would like to see schools tie computer use in schools with the attendance of parents to cyber safety talks. Most problems online happen out of school hours at home, with the least equipped supervision...the parents. Parents naively think the kids are getting all they need to know at school cyber safety talks, without realising that most kids still need online supervision at home.

Stages to Complete Before Pilot Project. Project management templates.pdf. E Safety Training Questions. Key Points of Report. Beat The CyberBully ebook Tips for Parents & Educators. End Bullying. Welcome to the Western Health and Social Care Trust Website. Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre - internet safety - CEOP. Police Service of Northern Ireland. The internet provides a useful educational tool for both parents and children alike.

Police Service of Northern Ireland

Most homes have an internet connection and research shows that children are the main users. Did you know that 1 in 12 children actually go to meet people they have only met online? Let us show you some tips to keep you and your family safe online. It would be a good idea to go over these with your children as well. Internet safety. Sorted. Young people and social networking sites. UK - Safer Internet Centre. Know IT All Resources. Chatdanger - how to keep SAFE while chatting online. Thinkuknow - home. Digizen - Home. Kidsmart: Welcome. Six Unforgettable CyberBullying Cases. The truth behind 6 disturbing cyberbullying cases that turned into suicide stories… Also browse: 100 Must-Read Cyberbullying Articles and The 2014 Cyberbullying Statistics What is Cyberbullying?

Six Unforgettable CyberBullying Cases

Wikipedia defines cyberbullying as, “Cyberbullying is the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. According to U.S. Legal Definitions, Cyber-bullying could be limited to posting rumors or gossips about a person in the internet bringing about hatred in other’s minds; or it may go to the extent of personally identifying victims and publishing materials severely defaming and humiliating them.” The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center estimates that nearly 30 percent of American youth are either a bully or a target of bullying. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people with approximately 4,400 deaths every year.

Cyber-bullies could face two years in jail under new internet troll rules. People convicted of cyber-bullying and text message abuse could face up to two years in prison, under plans backed by the government.

Cyber-bullies could face two years in jail under new internet troll rules

The justice secretary, Chris Grayling, has backed an amendment to the criminal justice bill that would target new rules at combating trolls that sexually harass and verbally abuse people on the internet or via mobile phones in England and Wales. The amendment, due to be discussed in parliament on Thursday, was proposed by the Conservative MP for Ealing Central and Acton Angie Bray, after one of her constituents said her 14-year-old daughter had been “verbally raped” by 2,000 obscene texts sent by an older man, who escaped conviction.

Issue Based Plays - Beam Creative Network. E-safety report.pdf. E Safety Policy September 12. Working with Children - Insurance Guide for Businesses & Individuals. It is generally acknowledged that tradesmen, particularly those operating in the construction field, are the highest public liability risk sector, due to the dangerous nature of the work they carry out in terms of both people and property.

Working with Children - Insurance Guide for Businesses & Individuals

Yet businesses, and self employed individuals, who work with children, on a permanent, regular or intermittent basis, also rank very highly amongst the hierarchy of those most likely to encounter compensation claims. Face Painting Parties. E Safety Training Questions. E-Safety and Ofsted - E2BN. Schools for training project. From September 2012 Ofsted are inspecting e-Safety as part of their review of a schools safeguarding arrangements.

Ofsted describe e-Safety as: the school's ability to protect and educate pupils and staff in their use of technology and to have the appropriate mechanisms to intervene and support any incident where appropriate. The types of questions Ofsted state their inspectors will be asking schools include: E Safe. New Training Project description. Cybersafety educational resources for teachers and schools: Cybersmart. Professional development The Cybersmart Outreach program has been in high demand since its introduction, with many schools booking for repeat presentations.

Cybersafety educational resources for teachers and schools: Cybersmart

Over 2015 the ACMA will be placing a high priority on visiting those schools who have already registered, but have not yet received, one of our presentations. For this reason, from Find out more about our expanding virtual classroom program, covering issues such as cyberbullying and how to stay safe and secure online. #GameOn Aimed at upper primary / lower secondary students, #GameOn is a video series following the online experiences of a group friends.

Topics covered include: Social Media Training for Teachers, Social Media for Schools and Education. The use of Social Media in education continues to be something of a hot topic with arguments both for and against but I feel that as schools are challenged with providing students “work ready” it is now no longer an option they need to be up to speed with the ever developing Social Media to engage with the business community & Secure employment .

Social Media Training for Teachers, Social Media for Schools and Education

One of the ways to do this is to be in the Market Place where businesses exist & one of these places is Online & through Social Media. The main question is how can your school engage your school in the Social Media World ? – How & Why would your school want to use social media? Could it primarily be for teaching and learning about the world of Social Media , or is it for communicating with businesses, students, parents or even the public.

Whichever reason is your choice it will help develop the students skills & confidence to help them compete in the jobs world. Agendasocialmediaacrossthecurriculumwithradiowavesblanklogojune2011.pdf. Social Media for Education Training. Interested in taking your school’s creative and social media activity to new heights?

Social Media for Education Training

Simply find your local Makewaves Training Partner and book them in for a hands-on creative day for your pupils and teachers. Protect My Rep. Online Safety. The top 16 social media fails of 2013. One of our main focuses on the Econsultancy blog is highlighting instances of best practice and digital excellence in the marketing world. But every so often it’s also useful to shine a light on the mistakes that people make, particularly when it comes to social media. I could try to lie and say that I’m doing this so we can all learn valuable lessons from the unfortunate errors of others, but truthfully I just find it quite amusing.

So without further ado, here are the 16 worst social media fails from 2013. And if this isn't enough, feel free to check out the 10 worst social fails from last year as well. Benadryl forgets that people love childish jokes As part of its content marketing efforts during hay fever season Benadryl created an interactive pollen count map that allowed sufferers to pinpoint pollen hotspots. On the face of it this is a great idea, as it is a useful tool that caters perfectly to Benadryl’s target audience. The Onion drops the 'c' bomb Amy’s Baking has a public meltdown. HowStuffWorks "Top 10 Things You Should Not Share on Social Networks" Unless you've been living under a rock in 2009, you know that social networking Web sites are the latest and greatest way to interact with other users on the Internet.

Thirty-five percent of adults on the Internet now have a profile on at least one social networking site, and 51 percent have more than one. Three-quarters of users between the ages of 18 and 24 have an online profile [source: USA Today]. The Pew Research Center found that 89 percent of these people use the sites to keep up with friends, 57 percent to make plans with friends and 49 percent to make new friends.

Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Friendster, Urban Chat and Black Planet are just a few of more than 100 Web sites connecting folks around the world who are eager to share their thoughts and feelings. But just like in real life, there's such a thing as sharing too much information (TMI). Cybersafety educational games, videos and information for children: Cybersmart. Internet Privacy Infograph. Top 10 Tips for Students to Become Cyber Smart and Safe. Internet Safety for Kids: Teaching Kids About Internet Safety.

Cyber Bullying Quiz & Scenarios. Digital Literacy and Citizenship Classroom Curriculum. NEW! Learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship through choose-your-own-adventure interactive experiences DIGITAL COMPASS - Where are you headed? The only educational game that gives kids the freedom to explore how decisions made in their digital lives can impact their relationships and future. Internet Safety. Digital reputation: Cybersmart. All internet users have a digital or online reputation. This is the opinion or view that others have about the user, based on what they say and do online. Cyberbullying: Cybersmart. What does cyberbullying look like?

Children can cyberbully each other in a number of ways including: