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9 February 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021

9 February 2021

Today is Safer Internet Day and the theme is an internet we can trust. Further information and resources are available here: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

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3 February 2021

Helpline for children and young people who feel worried or unsafe

3 February 2021

The Council's helpline for young people -0808 196 4147- is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm and from 7pm-10pm on Wednesdays. Livechat also available: itsneverokwirral.org/chat. Further information on the WSCP website: https://www.wirralsafeguarding.co.uk/wirral-helpline-for-children-who-feel-unsafe/  

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8 January 2021

Section 11/175 Topic 4 is now LIVE

8 January 2021

Topic 4: Safe & Skilled Workforce (deadline 21/02/21) Section 11 please follow this link Section 175 (for nurseries, schools, colleges and other providers of education/training) follow this link 

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10 December 2020

Current Brook Traffic Light Tool discontinued

10 December 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE DECEMBER 2020. We have been informed by Brook that they have designed a new traffic light tool, and consequently the old traffic light tool (the one on our website) is no longer valid and is not to be used. However if professionals are currently using the old tool...

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8 December 2020

How end to end encryption threatens children’s safety online

8 December 2020

Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England, has published a report, “Access Denied: How end to end encryption threatens children’s safety online”: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/report/access-denied-how-end-to-end-encryption-threatens-childrens-safety-online/ The report looks at children’s use of private messaging services like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. The study suggests that millions of children in England are using messaging platforms...

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