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Getting started – For families – Safety Center – Google As a parent or guardian, you know what feels right for your family and how your kids learn best. To help your family navigate through new technologies, gadgets, and services in an ever-changing online world, it helps to get practical advice. That’s why we continuously talk to safety experts, parents, educators and communities around the world – to keep a pulse on what works. Together, we can help nurture a community of responsible digital citizens.

Young Kids Visit the Circus Roll up, roll up for the greatest show on earth...learn about online safety with Zippep and his circus friends. Have some fun! Have some fun in Silicon Deep with Hector and his friends. Basic Internet Safety Learning to recognize the warning signs of these risks will allow trusted adults to intervene and lessen potential negative impacts. By acting as a resource, parents and guardians can help make the Internet a safer place for their families. As a parent or guardian, you should stay well-informed about current issues to understand what your children are experiencing on and off the Internet.

Kids & Teens While the internet offers an exciting world of experiences for kids and teens, it is important to be mindful that they could: Many companies check to see if job applicants have online profiles. Be aware that the photos and information you share with your friends may not be what you want a prospective employer to see. Resources for Kids and Teens There are lots of online resources to help kids and teens understand how to stay safe online. Teaching London Computing Computing is now a core part of the UK primary school syllabus. You don’t have to use computers to teach all the topics though, and even if you have no computing background as a teacher you may be surprised how much you know! We have created a spin-off from cs4fn for younger students to find out more about the fun side of computing called A Little Bit of cs4fn.

A Bullying Quiz Printer-friendly version Objectives: Understand how evidence regarding behavioral patterns might challenge personal beliefs and assumptions about social behavior Use evidence about bullying behavior to inform daily decisions regarding social interactions and understand the necessity of making personal decisions in bullying situations Use factual information to consider consequences and alternatives of personal behavior choices IntroductionEven students who have experienced bullying might be surprised by the statistics and studies about bullying. It's important for adults, student leaders and other educators to raise awareness about the prevalence of bullying and its detrimental effects for all involved. The frequency with which students admit to bullying might surprise students who feel alone and isolated due to the wrath of a bully.

UK Council for Child Internet Safety UKCCIS achievements include: creating a family friendly internet and a code of practice (PDF, 29.8KB, 4 pages) drawn up by service providers following a consultation about parental internet controls providing advice for industry on effective internet safety messages (PDF, 242KB, 21 pages) they should be using providing advice for industry on social networking (PDF, 232KB, 54 pages) , moderation (PDF, 210KB, 44 pages) , search (PDF, 329KB, 30 pages) and chat (PDF, 242KB, 21 pages) creating summaries of a large body of internet safety research UKCCIS Board members Appointment process When vacancies arise, board members and other appropriate organisations are invited to make nominations, except in the case of government officials who are nominated by their departments. The final decision about who is appointed to the board is made by the joint ministerial chairs.

Digital footprint One of the great things about being online is the ability to share videos and photos with your friends and seeing their response. Everything you post online combines to make your digital footprint. Remember that what you share with your friends may also be viewed by people you don’t know. And once it’s online, it could be there forever.

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