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`Sexting in schools’: advice and support around self-generated images: what to do and how to handle it, 20/03/13 [E/NI/S/W]

Securus Software, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), and the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) have published guidance on sexting in schools.

This guidance urges teachers to use tough powers introduced by the government to seize devices suspected of being used to share explicit photos or videos. It says that schools should consider informing the police over any extreme material found on pupils’ phones and ensure images are taken off social networking websites. The document also tells schools to offer counselling to pupils featured in images and contact parents “so that they can keep a watchful eye over their child”.

For full details see `Sexting in schools’: advice and support around self-generated images: what to do and how to handle it which is available from the Securus software website.

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`Sexting in schools’: advice and support around self-generated images: what to do and how to handle it