Stay safe online with Tutorhub’s useful set of tips

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Staying safe when using the Internet and social networks is a multi-faceted issue that needs to be tackled from various perspectives. Parents and children alike can be vulnerable to a wide variety of risks, including bullying, phishing, theft and exploitation. To keep your family safe, follow the following online safety tips: 1 Protect your Computer: Make sure... Read more »

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How can you protect your children from attacks by internet trolls?

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The stories lately have been shocking. A few weeks ago 14-year-old Hannah Smith, from Lutterworth, took her own life after being bullied by trolls on the internet. Her father says he had no idea she was suffering until he found bullying posts on her page. Meanwhile, 17-year-old Daniel Perry, from Dunfermline, committed suicide after being... Read more »

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Golly, teachers’ unions seek to improve conditions

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Golly shock horror – teachers’ unions seek to improve working conditions for staff. The injunction to ‘Grow up and use some common sense!’ is depressingly typical of a political culture which seeks to demonise unions as irresponsible. It is all too reminiscent of the ‘enemy within’ trope of the 1980s and demonstrates an unwillingness to discuss... Read more »

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New DBS checks replace CRB’s – a summary of the changes

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It was highly publicised child murder and abuse cases such as the murder of two pupils, Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman by a school caretaker that led to the establishment and development of the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB), covering England and Wales. Similar arrangements were set up in Scotland (Disclosure Scotland) and Northern Ireland (Access Northern... Read more »

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