English primary schoolchildren (5-11 years old) will be taught about how to stay safe on the internet from 2011, as part of a Government awareness strategy being unveiled today called “Click Clever, Click Safe”.
Echoing the “Green Cross Code” which is used to remind children how to cross the road safely, kids will be taught to “Zip it, Block it, Flag it”.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that he hopes that “‘Zip it, Block it, Flag it’ will become as familiar to this generation as ‘stop, look, listen’ did to the last.”
But what does “Zip it, Block it, Flag it” mean?
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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