The software index gives advice on software to safeguard against viruses, hackers and spyware.
The following sites are recommended to gain understanding of how to encourage safe and responsible use of the Internet.
Acceptable Use Policies
East Lothian Latest Cyberbullying Campaign Sept 07
www.direct.gov.uk/cyberbullying – For more information on cyber bullying
http://www.1800wheelchair.com/news/post/whats-the-best-thing-to-do-about-bullies.aspx – a bully resource guide (thank you to Ms Clark’s class – May 2011)
www.kidscape.org.uk – A UK charity established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse.
www.childline.org.uk – Childline ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. 0800 1111
www.beatbullying.org and www.bbclic.com – BeatBullying BeatBullying aims to reduce and prevent the incidence and impact of bullying, it has a wide range of resources on their website.
www.childnet-int.org/kia – Childnet International Childnet International’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children.
Keep your child safe on the Internet – Home Office Publication:
Range of online safety issues – DfES
Child-Net – Another really informative site