A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

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Cyber safety


This summer the issues around etiquette and safety when social networking in its various forms have been highlighted by a number of worrying incidents. As always schools and educators have a vital role to play in this.

You can read more about the government approach to this through the National Curriculum and Safer Internet Day here: Internet Safety

You can read some practical suggestions and analysis of their likely effectiveness here: Six ideas for making social media safe

How does this affect you in your professional role and in your personal role?

Author: Jean

Senior Lecturer, Education at the University of Northampton. Admissions Tutor for the Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching.

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