SAFE News Archives 2007

 

October 17, 2007 - Think Before U Click Young People's Conference report

Nearly 200, 11-13 year old Ipswich students met to discuss and learn about on-line safety. The day revealed that:

- 98% of the young people had access to a PC at home or at a friend's house
- 48% had a computer in their bedroom
- 8% used their PC after midnight
- The majority used social networking sites, the most popular of which was Bebo
- 50% had met a new internet friend face to face
- 42% had taken somebody with them for this meeting
- 48% said their new friend did not look like they thought they would
- 39% would tell a friend if they were worried by anything on the internet
- 8% would not tell anyone

August 15, 2007 - BBC Researcher contacts SAFEchild for best practice advice for a documentary about childcare provision

SAFEchild staff are always pleased to advise about general safeguarding issues either by email or phone. However please make sure you contact your local children's social care services, or the police in an emergency, if you are worried a child is being abused.

July 1, 2007 - SAFEchild has been assisting the British Holiday & Home Parks Association

SAFEchild has been assisting the British Holiday & Home Parks Association (BHHPA) and it's members to ensure that the most robust safeguarding arrangements are in place throughout the industry. Read the full article to understand what the industry does with regards to policy making, recruitment of children's activity staff, and dealing with incidents, including when children go missing.

 

 

 

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