Securus will be attending the ICT for Education conference at St James’ Park, Newcastle on Friday 20th September.
The conference runs from 7.45am to 2.15pm and attendance is FREE for all delegates, which also includes lunch and refreshments.
The ICT for Education conferences are dedicated to teachers & support staff working in UK schools who have an interest in IT and it is a great opportunity to meet experts, network with peers, and discover new resources in just one short day. We look forward to seeing you in Newcastle! More Info >
Head teachers in England are more likely to face problems with pupils bullying online and misusing social media than in any other developed country, an international study says.
A report from the OECD think tank reported the experiences of more than 250,000 teachers in 48 industrialised countries and regions.
It showed particular problems with cyber-bullying in England's schools.
"It's the dark side of the modern age," said the OECD's Andreas Schleicher... continue reading article on bbc website >
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), which focuses on removing child sexual abuse content that is hosted anywhere in the world, has published its annual report for 2018. Findings include:105,047 URLs were confirmed as child sexual abuse images or videos in 2018, and the UK hosted 0.04% of these child sexual abuse URLs, the lowest ever recorded since their work began 23 years ago. However, CEO Susie Hargreaves OBE says:
"Despite us removing more and more images than ever before, and despite creating and using some of the world’s leading technology, it’s clear that this problem is far from being solved."