Online Safety

What is ransomware and how do you protect yourself against it? by Alistair Goulden, Head of Connectivity

What is ransomware and how do you protect yourself against it? A recent BBC article reported an 'alarming' rise in ransomware tracked, and at RM Education and also one of ... Read More

Five more FACTS that could help improve your schools online safety by Mark Donkersley, MD of e-Safe Education

Five more FACTS you must understand about the latest ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ guidance from the Department for Education. Although there’s little doubt that the ... Read More

Key FACTS that could help improve your schools online safety by Mark Donkersley, MD of e-Safe Education

The key FACTS you must understand about the latest ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ guidance from the Department for Education. Although there’s little doubt that the ... Read More

Pokémon Go – Craze or Phase? by Alan Earl

In July of 2016 the UK became one of many countries to witness the release of a game called Pokémon Go through fee ‘app’, available to all. Many of us will be aware of ... Read More

Staying safe on the Internet, what does appropriate really mean? by David Wright

In May 2016, the UK Safer Internet Centre issued advice on ‘appropriate filtering’ and ‘appropriate monitoring’. This was based on reforms in the Keeping Children Safe in ... Read More

RM Education welcomes Ed Vaizey to Oxfordshire HQ by Lauren Champion

The team at RM were delighted recently to welcome Ed Vaizey - our local MP for Didcot and Wantage and current Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy – for a ... Read More

74 chat acronyms every parent needs to know! by Jeri Dash

Acronyms are widely used across the Internet, especially on social media and texting apps. Some of the language that your child uses may seem completely cryptic so we’ve put ... Read More

Let's explore the digital age of consent by Charlotte Aynsley

The Digital Age of Consent You may or may not have noticed but back in December last year the European Parliament considered whether we should change the age of consent when ... Read More

Internet Safety: Making Online Safety a Priority by Kat Howard

Internet safety has been a key part of many schools’ agendas for almost a decade, but with the introduction of OFSTED’s latest safeguarding measures and the recent launch of ... Read More

Internet Safety: Empowering, Not Prohibiting by Kate Brady

With the sheer volume of sites and apps to monitor within the school environment, some institutions feel their students will be better protected if they remove all access to ... Read More

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