Photography not allowed! Due to Safeguarding? 2

Well, it’s a discussion that appears almost weekly, and it’s one myth that most definitely needs challenging. “You can’t take photos of young people.” “Photos of Scouts can’t be posted online!” “You can’t publish an individual photo of a young person.” “P.O.R. says no photos” They are all comments that I have seen thrown about ...

Would you send someone’s mobile number to your entire list of contacts? 1

E-mail is just one of the many methods of communication used to keep people up to date. We need to remember how important a personal email address is; its as personal as a mobile phone number. Not everyone wants their email address publishing to the world, or distributed to a group of people. There are ...

Who are CEOP?

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is an¬†extremely important organisation in protecting young people both online and in the ‘real’ world. Dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children, CEOP’s work is vital in the ‘always connected’ world in which we live in. Professionals who work with young people, from Teachers to Scout ...