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Advice and Information about eSafety

eSafety Policy and Guidance


This policy provides guidance on effective approaches to e-safety for agencies in Oldham.

It covers:

  • Awareness raising for children and young people, so that they are able to keep themselves as safe as possible when using the internet and other digital technologies.
  • The policies and procedures to enable agencies to support the e-safety of children and young people.
  • The responses necessary when a risk to a child is discovered.

Download the Policy and Guidance

 eSafety Week

eSafety week happens every year in February; resources are available from the end of January.

Email olscb@oldham.gov.uk to make sure you're on the distribution list!

Youth Charter of Digital Rights

Find out about your rights when it comes to the internet.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre

CEOP is part of UK police and is dedicated to protecting children from sexual abuse wherever they may be.

Think U Know

The Think U Know site includes advice, information and resources for people of all ages, including the 'Hectors World' and 'CyberCafe' resources for primary schools as well as something for older young people.

It is the best starting point for any resource you might want to use. If you register, you can order resources by post as well as download them.

Childnet

The Lucy Faithful Foundation

The Lucy Faithful Foundation has a great resource for parents of children who have got into trouble on the internet.

ParentZone

Parent Zone have a comprehensive section for professionals

Parental Control Software

UK Safer Internet Centre

    UK Safer Internet Centre states -

    'Educators, social workers and other professionals working with children and young people play a key role in supporting children to learn about how to stay safe online.'


Information on eSafety