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Oct 19, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss the relationship between social media use and adolescent mental health with Professor Yvonne Kelly of University College London. Based on 11,000 14 year olds from the Millennium Cohort study, the results of this analysis show clear pathways from social media usage to depressive...


Oct 5, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we talk with Father Zollner of the Vatican about the Pope's 2017 Declaration of Rome which focussed on protecting children online. We discuss the Centre for Child Protection within the Vatican, the child abuse track record of the Roman Catholic church, whether a perpetrator can be a true...


Sep 19, 2019

As Apple launch their Arcade games store, this safeguarding podcast explores and explains some of the nefarious practices that some online games companies use to exploit children and expose them to harmful and illegal online gambling. 


Sep 9, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we talk to Holly Bentley and Martha Kirby of the NSPCC about the 2019 edition of the NSPCC's "How Safe are our Children" report, which this year focusses on the online digital context. This podcast explores the 10 indicators that form the framework of the report and is an ideal companion for...


Aug 27, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast, Will Gardner CEO of Childnet International discusses international aspects of safeguarding in the online digital context. We explore international projects such as Project deShame, how young people can be empowered to protect themselves and other young people online, the power of...