There is a real and growing concern of how many young people find it OK to share inappropriate images online. It is leading to so many becoming vulnerable to potential exploitation, blackmail and harm from a young age, leaving a lasting digital footprint. If you share it, you are involved. It’s time for foster carers and parents to have an important conversation about online safety. Let’s help children navigate the digital world as safely as possible.
With the new school year firmly underway, its a good time to put online safety back on the agenda. Foster carers and parents need to consider not just physical child safety but also the steps to take to help ensure children’s safety in the digital world. As the internet and social media act as the