Resources directory

The SPIRTO project finished on 31 May 2015. This website remains online as a reference archive.

A review of educational materials was undertaken by the SPIRTO projectai??i??s research team
to identify those that are relevant to the topic of self produced images. Following this, CEOPai??i??s
Education team evaluated the resources included in the review to identify good practice, gaps in
provision and develop ideas for the production of a new resource for parents and carers.
Read the resources review [PDF document].

We also asked young people’s views on some of these educational resources: Find out what they told us!

Search the resources directory for advice, information and education resourcesAi??that parents,
professionals and young people can use to respond to issues arisingAi??from young people’s
self-taken nude or nearly nude images.

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Young, Teacher Video, Lesson plan SchoolBeat United Kingdom Risky Pics English, Welsh Key Stage 3 lesson 'Risky Pics' focuses on the subject area of sexting. The lesson will be delivered in Welsh secondary schools to educate on the risks associated with sexting.
Young Web-based, Video, Campaign Home Office United Kingdom In the Know (This is Abuse) English YouTube stars Jamal Edwards, Mandem on the Wall and Twist and Pulse have joined the 'This is Abuse' campaign in a series of videos aimed at boys and young men to raise awareness about consent, sexting and controlling behaviour. The campaing website provides support and advice, as well as moderated forums where teens can discuss the issues with their peers.
Parent Fact sheet MediaSmarts Canada Talking to Your Kids about Sexting English A tip sheet for parents on talking to your kids about sexting .Talking about healthy relationships should be part of the convo with teens & sexting.
Parent Web-based Intern Matters United Kingdom .Sexting - learn about it, talk about it, deal with it English Internet Matters is an independent, not-for-profit organisation to help parents keep their children safe online.
Young, Parent Video Child Safety Online United Kingdom What is sexting and what does the law say about it? English A definition of 'sexting' and what the law says regarding children and teenagers sharing explicit photographs, along with guidance for parents and children.
Young Web-based SpunOut Ireland Sexting - Whether it’s a sexy snap to your boy/girl friend or a stranger - protect yourself! English Everything you need to know about sexting... SpunOut.ie is a not-for-profit website created by young people for young people. Our service promotes general wellbeing and healthy living in order to prevent and positively intervene in harmful behaviour where it occurs amongst our peer group.
Young Web-based, Video TheSite (YouthNet UK) United Kingdom Sexting, bullying and online privacy English Want to text a nude photo to your partner? Fancy a sexy Skype session with your new romance? Hold on... here's what you need to know about protecting your privacy when you fancy a bit of sex online.
Parent Booklet, Web-based NetSmartz Workshop United States Tips to Prevent SEXTING for Teens English NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC). This section includes information, tips and discussion starters and a short educational tip sheet for parents and guardians to help them engage children in a two-way conversation about sexting.
Parent Video The Parent Zone / IWF (Internet Watch Foundation) United Kingdom Trusting myself - trusting my selfie English A film for parents about selfies and sexting.
Young Web-based, Poster, Video Cybersmart Cyber(smart:) Australia That's Not Team Spirit English Aimed at Indigenous Australians who are 14 years and older 'That's Not Team Spirit' is designed to help users understand how their online actions can easily have real life consequences. Part of the campaign Be Deadly Online to improve Indigenous digital literacy. 'That's not Team Spirit' focuses on sexting and the risks of sharing sexy pics. When Bud, the local football hero, comes to town he encourages a youthful Sharlise to send him a sexy photo of herself. But is Sharlise sharing more than she bargained for? When she obliges, he forwards the picture onto his mates, with damaging consequences.