Internet Safety In the News
The Duke of Sussex has warned of the dangers of social media, declaring it “more addictive than drugs and alcohol” during a discussion on young people’s mental health.
Source: ITV News, 3rd April 2019.
Three quarters (75%) of parents worry about their children accessing inappropriate adult content online such as violent porn, according to new research.
Source: Open Access Government , 29th March 2019
The Met Police, Britain’s largest police force, has been “overwhelmed” by a surge in online child sexual abuse and
exploitation cases, a watchdog has warned.
Source: T&E, 28th March 2019
Teachers should allow mobiles in the classroom to demonstrate appropriate phone use, the general secretary of ASCL has said
Source: TES, 27th March 2019
More than one in ten boys at primary school are being labelled as suffering from a mental disorder, amid growing concerns about their classroom behaviour, research suggests. The NHS report, which examines the factors which may increase the risk of mental illness, found young boys were twice as likely as girls the same age to suffer such problems.
Source: Telegraph, 26th March 2019.
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