Online Identity

An Introduction to Identity & Self Image

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Social media isn't reality, and what people portray on those platforms often isn't an accurate representation of their actual life or personality. That's something which even adults can forget from time to time, so it's even more likely that the boundaries between an online and offline identity can be confusing for children. Presented by Myleene Klass, our short explainer video has all the essentials on online identity.

Online Avatars

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In the online world, avatars can offer a degree of protection and privacy for young people - but they can also provide anonymity to individuals with malicious intentions. This short video tells you everything you need to know.

Digital Personality

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Personality goes a long way, they say - and that's certainly true in the digital world. Where we go and what we click online shapes our subsequent experiences on the internet. This five-minute watch explains why our digital personality matters... more than we might think.

Lifestyle Sites

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It's almost impossible to go online these days without being told that 'product X' will revolutionise how you live, or 'activity Y' will have unprecedented benefits to your health. Is all this information accurate - or even safe? This short video tells you what you need to know about lifestyle sites.

Artificial Intelligence

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Once merely a plot device of science fiction stories, artificial intelligence (AI) is now figuring in our everyday digital lives with increasing regularity - in ways that we sometimes don't even realise. Our five-minute video gives you the essential intel on artificial intelligence.

Deepfakes

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Deepfakes - and more specifically, the use of them for malicious purposes - are featuring in the news with increasing frequency. Watch our short explainer video to find out why, in the digital age, seeing shouldn't always mean believing.

Digital Manipulation

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Digitally altering images used to be reserved for film stars on movie posters, models in magazines or pop singers on album covers. Now, anyone with the right software can modify any image they choose. Our short video on digital manipulation will swiftly put you in the picture.

Identity Theft

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We've all heard horror stories of online identity theft. While it's a hazard that mainly affects adults, it's not unknown for young people to be targeted. Our five-minute explainer video tells you what you need to know.

Online Sexual Content

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Part of our Online Identity & Self Image Series 2020-21

Online Reputation

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Part of our Online Identity & Self Image Series 2020-21

Digital Footprint

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What actually IS a digital footprint? How does it shape our experiences on the internet? This bite-size video quickly explains why every step we take in the online world has consequences.

How Ofsted will Inspect Online Safety: What Schools Need to Know

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This webinar will help school leaders and school staff to understand exactly how and what Ofsted will inspect in relation to e-safety. It will cover key Ofsted criteria as well as outlining best practice models for schools to consider.

Online Identity Explained

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This short explainer video explores the concept of online identity - what is is, how it's created and how it can develop.

Fake Profiles and Social Bots Explained

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This short explainer video addresses the widespread issues of fake profiles and social bots.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Staff (International Schools)

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Course Duration: 29m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your own online reputation and that of the school, why they are important and how to protect them.

Annual Certificate in Online Reputation for Governors (International Schools)

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Course Duration: 25m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. This course provides you with the core content you need to know in relation to managing your online reputation, why it’s important and how to protect yourself.

Stay Safe Online this Summer

  • Published 20th July 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on staying safe online this summer. It highlights a number of tips such as reporting bad behaviour online, making time for other hobbies and not giving out personal information.

12 Ways to Champion Equality Online

  • Published 13th July 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 12 ways to champion equality online. It highlights a number of issues such as ‘pack mentality’, haters and discrimination.

What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Replika

  • Published 12th January 2022

This free online safety guide focuses on the AI chatbot companion Replika. It highlights a number of risks such as possible addiction, inappropriate content and in-app purchases.

What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Replika (Spanish)

  • Published 12th January 2022

This free online safety guide focuses on the AI chatbot companion Replika. It highlights a number of risks such as possible addiction, inappropriate content and in-app purchases.

What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Free Speech vs Hate Speech

  • Published 28th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Free Speech vs Hate Speech. It highlights a number of tips that explain the difference between free speech and hate speech.

7 Top Tips for Supporting Children to Express Themselves Safely Online

  • Published 3rd February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on supporting children to express themselves safely online. The past year has left many children feeling uncertain and worried. So this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week has adopted the theme of ‘express yourself’. The guide takes a look at a range of tips such as celebrating their identity, supporting their interests and enabling emotional expression.

What You Need to Know about Lifestyle Sites

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on lifestyle sites. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as body image issues, fake news and psychological tricks.

What You Need to Know about Torrent Sites

  • Published 10th September 2020

This free online safety guide focuses on torrent sites. These are sites on the internet where visitors can upload, share and download files. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as legal issues, hackers and malware.

What You Need to Know about Online Avatars

  • Published 10th September 2020

This free online safety guide focuses on online avatars: digital characters that look like their user. They are a form of self-representation without using an actual picture. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as grooming, catfishing and trolling.

What Parents Need to Know about Social Pressures Linked to Appearance

  • Published 18th September 2019

This free online safety guide focuses on social pressures linked to appearance. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as filters, 'airbrushing' and damage to self-esteem.

What Parents Need to Know about Social Pressures Linked to ‘Influencers’

  • Published 11th September 2019

This free online safety guide focuses on social pressures linked to social media influencers. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as body image, bad habits and unrealistic role models.

What Parents Need to Know about Social Pressures Linked To ‘Friends and Followers’

  • Published 4th September 2019

This free online safety guide focuses on social pressures linked to 'friends' and 'followers.' The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as fake friends, friend envy and being followed by strangers.

What Parents Need to Know about Social Pressures Linked To ‘Likes’

  • Published 28th August 2019

This free online safety guide focuses on social pressures linked to 'likes'. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as damage to self-esteem, addiction and competitiveness.

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