Keeping Children Safe

Useful Websites

Please find below some websites containing useful information on various related subjects:

www.careandlearningalliance.co.uk/child-protection-guidance.asp (CALA – Child Protection section)

www.careandlearningalliance.co.uk/GIRFEC.asp (CALA – Getting it right for every child)

www.forhighlandschildren.org (Gateway for children’s services in Highland)

www.highlandesafety.wordpress.com (Safe internet use)

www.carersuk.org (Carers Scotland)

www.nspcc.co.uk (NSPCC)

www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/ (NSPCC, the Underwear Rule)

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/teachers/resources (lots of useful downloads on internet safety, toolkits, etc)

parentinfo.org (expert information to help children and young people stay safe online, for schools to host on their own websites)

www.stopitnow.org.uk (Stop it Now! Child sexual abuse prevention)

www.childnet-int.org (Childline, counselling for children & young people)

www.volunteerscotland.net (Volunteer Scotland, Disclosure Services)

www.disclosurescotland.co.uk (Disclosure applications)

www.sccyp.org.uk/ (Scotland’s Commissioner for Children & Young People)

Child Internet Safety – online conversation

As part of a follow-up to a Child Internet Safety conference held in Autumn 2015, the conference organisers created an accompanying online conversation on the Child Internet Safety theme. Featured articles included:
  • Tam Baillie – Online Rights for Scotland’s children and young people
  • Ethel Quayle – Nude selfies – adolescents and online self-produced images
  • Brian Donnelly – What do we mean by bullying?
  • Louise Macdonald OBE – Young Scot, Young Scots and iRights
  • Dr Christine Barter – Safeguarding Teenage Intimate Relationships
  • Bobby Elliott – Online Safety, Cyber Security & Digital Literacy
Feel free to share the following link with colleagues – we hope you find the online conversation useful: