Online Safety Warnings – Do they scare or prepare? 13th May 2019

Here’s a question lots of schools ask: “Should we pass on warnings to parents about specific apps, sites and games, or give them lists of ones to stop children using at all costs?” You may have seen a few, or even been asked to share them, sometimes from official sources or with really appealing graphics. But our answer is usually…no.

Scare shares can cause:

1. False sense of security

2. Free publicity

3. Unproductive panic

Find out more by viewing this ‘Top tips” LGfL DigiSafe video that explains why this advice is given.