What is eSafety?

E-safety is about the protection of children whilst they are using the internet and digital technologies via mobile phones, games consoles and wireless technology. It highlights the need to educate children and young people about the benefits, risks and responsibilities of using information technology.

There are a range of organisations around the world set up especially to handle reports of suspected online child abuse or illegal online content and you can find out about these organisations and how they can help you by selecting the links below.

Useful Links

CEOP, Advice, Help and Report

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people from Think U Know. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, P2P and other forms of technology like mobiles.

Childnet International’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children

ChildLine 0800 1111: get help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online, send ChildLine an email or post on the message boards.

A social networking place where you can find out about bullying and what you can do about it and also talk to mentors your own age.

Click clever, click safe campaign

KidSMART - learn about the internet and being a SMART surfer.

The Digizen 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. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people's online experiences and behaviours

Welcome to the UK Safer Internet Centre, where you can find the latest esafety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.