Smartphones, laptops, and the services we access online are an essential part of our personal and professional lives. With this in mind, it’s important to be aware of the steps you can take to protect your devices and prevent unauthorised access or loss, as well as helping children and young people to do this too.
Our brand online blackmail new resource for 15-18 year olds helps young people gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to identify risk and seek help.Download the resources
The Resource Library enables you to search and view Thinkuknow resources by category and age range.
How to stay cyber secure: a short guide
Challenging victim-blaming attitudes
Children and young people receiving online safety education may express victim-blaming attitudes towards the characters in the scenarios and films. One of the greatest barriers to young people seeking help is feeling that they have done something they will be blamed for. Read our strategies for challenging victim-blaming attitudes in a constructive and supportive way.
New Online blackmail resource for 15-18 year olds
The internet can be a fun and exciting place for 15-18 year olds to develop relationships, and explore opportunities for creativity and careers. But unfortunately, it also offers criminals a space in which it is easier to mask their identities and trick people for their own personal gain. Understand what online blackmail is, the behaviours to be aware of, and learn more about our new online blackmail education resource for 15-18 year olds.
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Jessie & Friends: Online safety education for 4-7 year olds
Give your 4-7 year olds the knowledge, skills and confidence to stay safe online with Jessie & Friends, a three-episode animated series and resource pack. It has been awarded the PSHE Association Quality Mark.
Band Runner for 8-10 year olds
Band Runner is an interactive game which aims to help 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from the risks they might encounter online. Band Runner is hosted within an informative website providing online safety advice for 8-10 year olds.
Send me a pic?
Send me a pic? is a brand new Thinkuknow education resource on the consensual and non-consensual sharing of nude images among young people. The resource pack contains three sessions plans based on short film clips. Each clip shows a fictional online chat where young people request, receive and discuss issues related to nude images.
Keeping Children Safe Online is a helpful introduction to the risks children face online developed by CEOP and the NSPCC. It is aimed at anyone looking to develop their knowledge.
These free events provide an overview to CEOP’s Thinkuknow education programme. It's run by trained CEOP ambassadors and is aimed at professionals working with children and young people.
Become an Ambassador
Completing the Ambassador course will enable you to train others to deliver Thinkuknow’s education programme. It gives an in depth look into online offending and young people’s use of technology.
Stay informed with legal, policy and research based guidance on how to support young people and prevent child sexual exploitation.
The government has published a White Paper, which sets out its plans to tackle online harms.
These pages provide a list of answers to frequently asked questions about the Thinkuknow education programme.