Below is a list of useful resources relating to cyber bullying
- Thinkuknow - This is a website with many resources for teachers and professionals to download and use in the area of Internet safety. You will be required to register on the site before you are able to use the resources.
- Keeping Kids Safe- O2 - O2 have produced some useful guidance around cyber safety called 'Keeping Kids Safe'. The guidance is aimed at parents but useful for those working with young people too.
- Digizen.org - This website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS.
Documents - Best practice examples
- DfE Cyber-bullying Advice for Headteachers and School Staff
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This assembly introduces the characters Cat and Mouse who are here to help primary children understand how to stay safe and what to do if they have a problem with online or mobile phone bullying.
This primary (KS2) assembly, complete with notes, introduces cyberbullying - what it is, how to avoid it and how it can be tackled.
Produced by the BBC, this document includes: How to get the best out of an online social life; Easy things your children can do to protect themselves; Diagrams of chatrooms and instant messaging; Tips on how to help children use e-mail; Learn about chat yourself.
- Cyberbullying Advice for Parents and Carers
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This leaflet has been produced by Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council and gives information and advice about Cyberbullying.
This document has been written by The Anti-Bullying Team to provide guidance and advice on how to deal with inappropriate messages received by pupils online or on a mobile phone.
- Facebook Guide for Educators
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Facebook has been working with schools, colleges and universities to better understand how the service can be used in and out of classrooms as a tool for learning, and harness its potential to improve learning outcomes for young people. This Facebook Guide for Educators builds on the organisation’s growing portfolio of work in the education arena in the UK and globally.
- Keep Safe Online: Cyber Bullying
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An easy-read leaflet about cyberbullying - what it is and what you can do if you are being bullied online or through your phone.
- Keep Safe Online: Glossary of Terms
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An easy-read leaflet which helps you to understand all the hard words linked to computers and mobile phones
- Keep Safe Online: Personal Information
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An easy-read leaflet about keeping your personal information and money safe when using the internet and phone.
- Keep Safe Online: Photos and Videos
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An easy-read leaflet about keeping safe when sharing photos and videos on your computer and mobile phone.
- Keep Safe Online: Social Networking Sites
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An easy-read leaflet about keeping safe when using social networking sites.
- Safe To Learn - Cyberbullying (DCSF)
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Published in 2007, this guidance was developed for the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) by Childnet International and in consultation with the DCSF Cyberbullying Taskforce. It is part of the "Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools" suite of documents.
- Safe to Learn - Cyber-bullying support for school staff
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This document builds on the Safe to Learn guidance, and provides information for employers of school staff – Local Authorities and governing bodies. It also offers advice for school staff about keeping themselves and their personal information safe.