Vulnerable Children in a Digital World

New Report launched 12.2 19


  • Award!
    Adrienne Katz is honoured to have been awarded ‘Inspirational Individual of the Year’ by the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation in the  StandUp Champion awards.
  • Anti-Bullying
    Youthworks leads a team developing new Anti-Bullying Guidance and online Toolkit for the government of Wales
  • Evaluations
    Youthworks is evaluating 1.Make a Noise, an Anti-Bullying programme by Internet Matters and tootoot, funded by DfE
    and 2. Expect Respect, a HEFCE funded programme at Sussex Coast College to address hate crime and sexual harassment.
  • Equality online for vulnerable young people
    A paper for Internet Matters on what’s needed to help vulnerable children in a digital world. Launch 12th February.
  • Young people’s digital lives
    Our research partnership with Dr Aiman El Asam published vulnerable young people and their experiences of online risk in the journal, Human-Computer Interaction.
  • New professional association. Adrienne Katz has joined the Association of Adult and Child Online Safety Specialists.



The CYBERSURVEY is an exciting annual online survey exploring young people’s online experiences and their e-safety education. With over 38,000 respondents from 9 local authority areas it is now in its 10th year. It covers all aspects of online life for 10-16 year olds and delivers vital messages for educators on your local trends. Safeguarding, staff training, PSED rmonitoring and your action plans are informed by this annual survey.

Find out how your group of schools, academy chain or local authority area can participate. Tel 0208 9794991


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Evaluation of services’ responses to young people’s online lives for Dudley MBC. 2017


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Consultations with service users

Youthworks is leading a tream developing new Anti-Bullying Guidance for Wales. With colleagues, Jonathan Charlesworth of EACH, Robin Richardson of Insted and Carole Phillips formerly of Crickhowell High School in Powys.


Cyberbullying and e-safety: new approaches

New CPD accredited course offered.
In your school for staff or join a training day with other schools.

A bespoke version of this course is offered for workers in the care sector.

Next available course: March 27th, London. Contact Osiris Educational.

  • A Whole School Approach to bullying
    This popular course is available as a one day course.

Delegates are given access to regular updates, new resources and trend alerts.