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Chatting Critically- hopefully a complementary and stimulating blog

For quite a long time I’ve been mithered about my role in maintaining this IDYW blog. Don’t get me wrong I’m happy to continue as best I can, but at times I yearn for the freedom to be more controversial than might be becoming for a coordinator and for the space to write about stuff other than youth work. 493 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

CYP Now launches on Facebook | Children & Young People Now

Like the FB page and you’ll get updates.

Latest news about the children and young people sector is now available on Facebook, after CYP Now launched a dedicated page on the social media site. 11 more words

Youth Work Policy

#Twitter Cracks Down On #OnlineExtremism & #Abuse

Twitter has announced it has suspended over 360,000 accounts over the last year for violating its policies on the promotion of terrorism and violent extremism. 286 more words

Community Safety

Competition #Scams: Even The Sky's Not the Limit

I’m sure I’m not the only one to have noticed this, but there seems to have been a fair increase in social media shares from people relating to “competitions”. 260 more words

Community Safety

#ALevelResults - #Students Warned Of #PhishingScams Targetting First Student Loan Installment

Students across Britain are being warned to stay safe online after a spate of phishing e-mails from fraudsters aimed at stealing their first loan payment. 279 more words

Community Safety

#NSPCC: Over Half of Parents Do Not Speak To Their Children About #Sexting

More than half of parents haven’t spoken to their children about the risks of sexting, according to a new survey from the NSPCC.

This figure is up on the statistics from  374 more words

Community Safety

Metropolitan Police To Target #OnlineAbuse & #HateCrime

A new team of specialist police officers is being set up to investigate online hate crimes, including abuse on Twitter and Facebook.

The Online Hate Crime Hub, which will receive £450,000 from the Home Office, aims to support victims and receive technology training to identify offenders. 318 more words

Community Safety