Announcing our Series A fundraise of $1.18m!

Written by Michael Brennan on 15th February, 2018

As a very small and dedicated team we have had some incredible achievements over the past few years. We’ve had our Make a Noise programme funded by the Department for Education, doubled the number of schools using tootoot education and expanded into new markets and countries!

We’re lucky to be able to welcome some incredibly talented and successful new investors to the tootoot family. They recognise the value and impact tootoot will bring to individuals globally and we are thankful for their support and expertise as we continue our journey.

Together co-founder and CTO Kieran and I built the anti-bullying app following continue reading...

Pupils at St Matthew's RC Primary Make a Noise against Cyberbullying on Safer Internet Day

Written by Steven Marsh on 6th February, 2018

Today St Matthew’s RC Primary School in Walton officially launched the anti-bullying and safeguarding app tootoot education to their pupils for Safer Internet Day.

Tootoot education is an online anti-bullying and safeguarding platform and app that allows pupils to speak about any concerns or issues they have directly to their place of learning.

St. Matthew’s RC Primary already have an excellent anti-bullying system in place with eCadets and pupil mentors. The eCadets are a national programme; a group of pupils within a school who become trained online. The school also has continue reading...

Join tootoot in celebrating Safer Internet Day 2018

Written by Steven Marsh on 31st January, 2018

On Tuesday 6th February it’s Safer Internet Day 2018, Safer Internet Day is an annual event which promotes the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. 2018’s slogan is “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”.

Coordinated by the UK Safer Internet Centre, hundreds of organisations, including tootoot, are helping promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.

Tootoot will be sharing online resources for teachers including assembly plans, activities and fact sheets to help pupils explore the role they can play continue reading...

Tootoot co-founders named on 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list

Written by Lucy Harvey on 23rd January, 2018

Tootoot co-founders Michael Brennan, 27, and Kieran Innes, 26, have been named on the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list. Announced at a ceremony in London on Monday 22nd January, the co-founders were honoured for the work they have done taking the fight against bullying digital.

Together they built an app that allows pupils to anonymously report concerns such as bullying and harassment, whilst also providing a simple way for staff to manage and respond to the concerns.

The idea for tootoot came from the relentless bullying tootoot CEO Michael Brennan experienced growing up. continue reading...

Celebrating ‘All Different, All Equal’ this Anti-Bullying Week

Written by Lucy Harvey on 8th November, 2017

The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2017 is ‘All Different, All Equal’. The week aims to help children and young people celebrate what makes them unique, and to understand the importance of being themselves without fear of bullying.

Anti-Bullying Week shines a spotlight on bullying and encourages all children, teachers and parents to take action against bullying throughout the year.

Within the past year 1.5 million children and young people have been bullied.

Children and young people can be bullied for all manner of reasons from appearance and accents to gender and race. And although not their fault, it can still have continue reading...