Online E-Safety

E-SAFETY ADVICE FOR PARENTS

Southampton City Council would like to share the following article to with practitioners and parents about what to do if a child sees something which has/ may upset them online.

www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/advice-parents-what-do-if-your-child-sees-something-upsetting-online

We also would like to share some advice and checklists for both Facebook and TikTok, which provide instruction on how to report content and manage security settings.

https://swgfl.org.uk/resources/checklists/tiktok/

https://swgfl.org.uk/resources/checklists/facebook/

Useful guidance around Apps and Social Media can also be found on the NSPCC and O2’s Net Aware Website - https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

 

Use these resources to support parents and carers to keep their children safe online:
  • How To Keep Your Children Safe Online: The Ultimate Guide For The Non Techy Parent 

  • Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice.

  • Guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings

  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online.

  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations.

  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support.

  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world.

  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online.

  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games.

  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation.

  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services. 

 

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