Thousands more children to benefit from tootoot

Written by Kieran Innes on 12th September, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that tootoot’s online platform, which provides 24-hour support to young people who are victims of bullying or online abuse, will be rolled out to hundreds of schools thanks to the support of a £4.4million government fund.

Cyberbullying gives bullies the cover of anonymity but tootoot’s app counteracts this by allowing children to report bullying incidents anonymously themselves. They can screenshot abusive messages or even take photographs of bullies in action, then send them via the app. The reports will then be read by staff at the child’s school, but no one else.

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Save the Date! Tootoot launches first Pupil Voice Week with theme 'It’s Good to Talk!'

Written by Kieran Innes on 7th September, 2016

We're pleased to announce the first Pupil Voice Week running from 26th – 30th September 2016.

Following the success of tootoot's first year we are launching the first Pupil Voice Week with the theme ‘It's Good to Talk!'. The week aims to highlight the importance of talking about bullying and providing all pupils with a safe and accessible way to report their concerns.

Pupil Voice Week calls upon pupils, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, councils, companies and policy makers, to join together and explore ways that we can empower pupils, giving them the knowledge and tools they need continue reading...

What a year for tootoot...

Written by Laura Calveley on 29th July, 2016

As the summer term has come to an end we have had a chance to reflect on how far we have come and what a fantastic year it has been for tootoot!

We have had a very busy year and reached many exciting milestones. Tootoot are currently providing over 200,000 students with a voice and assisting over 9,000 members of staff in recording and reporting safeguarding issues in 550 schools across the UK and internationally. In the last 12 months tootoot has spread its wings and is now in schools as far afield as Nepal, Hong Kong, Russia and continue reading...

The Best Educational Product and Service 2016!

Written by Michael Brennan on 3rd June, 2016

tootoot, the Award winning Safeguarding Platform

We are delighted to announce that we were voted winners of the best Educational Product and Service 2016 at the first Digital Safety Awards, a brand new innovative awards scheme that recognises the best products, services and initiatives that help keep children safe online. The awards ceremony took place at EY’s More London Place offices on 24th May where we celebrated alongside the best of online safety in the UK.

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Academy Transformation Trust launches tootoot to all of it's Academies!

Written by Michael Brennan on 25th April, 2016

ATT leads the way in safeguarding

Recently we attended Academy Transformation Trust's safeguarding conference. The organisation, which supports a range of academies throughout the Midlands, the East of England and the South East, sponsored the conference to share key guidance on techniques and strategies, ideas from leaders in the field as well as the latest innovative approaches to keeping pupils safe - and we were invited along to present tootoot.

We presented tootoot to all 13 academies in attendance who signed up on the spot to join the tootoot family of schools and academies already using tootoot across the country. continue reading...