Smart drugs becoming more popular with university students

Smart drugs becoming more popular with university students

As the summer exam season approaches, students are turning to ‘smart drugs’ to help cope with exam stress and high workloads reports The Guardian. Smart drugs, also known as nootropics, are a group of prescription drugs used to improve concentration, memory and mental...
Figures show Brexit results influenced hate incidents in schools

Figures show Brexit results influenced hate incidents in schools

During last year’s Brexit campaign, the BBC obtained data from 30 polices forces across England that highlighted that hate incidents in schools were up 89% on the same month in 2015. Additionally, during the summer and autumn terms of 2016 (coinciding with the Brexit...
The Blue Whale Game – real or fake news?

The Blue Whale Game – real or fake news?

The Blue Whale Game is an online suicide game that originated in Russia in 2015, first appearing on the social media site VKontakte. Its target is to gain young, disaffected and impressionable teenage players aged between ten and 14 years old or so. The downloadable...
Severn Vale School

Severn Vale School

Tell us about Severn Vale School Severn Vale School is an eight form entry, 11-16 academy located in Quedgeley, Gloucester, with 235 students joining the school each year. The school has undergone a period of transformation in recent years, seeing continued...
Partnerships is crucial to eSafety, the IWF tells NetSupport Radio

Partnerships is crucial to eSafety, the IWF tells NetSupport Radio

Safeguarding and protecting young people on the internet has never been more important. The Internet Watch Foundation has been operating for 20 years with the mission to eliminate child sexual abuse imagery from the internet – not just in the UK, but right across the...
Facebook launches revamped Safety Centre

Facebook launches revamped Safety Centre

Helping to protect its users from bullying, harassment, domestic violence and revenge porn, Facebook’s new Safety Centre provides users with steps and resources to tackle such issues. Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety at Facebook, said, “We’ve built the Safety...
Mental health toolkit launched by National Children’s Bureau

Mental health toolkit launched by National Children’s Bureau

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has launched a new toolkit that aims to help schools to deal with the growing issue of mental health and wellbeing. Each step includes development questions to answer and activities to complete, with the aim of encouraging a whole...
NetSupport attends the Internet Watch Foundation’s Tech Workshop

NetSupport attends the Internet Watch Foundation’s Tech Workshop

Today, NetSupport is attending a special Tech Workshop run by the Internet Watch Foundation. Taking place at the IWF headquarters in Cambridge, the day-long event will see various presentation and discussion sessions on the issues of tackling the presence of child...
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