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Useful Organisations

British Film Institute (BFI)

The BFI promotes understanding and appreciation of Britain’s film and television heritage and culture. For example, BFI education has activities, resources and services that are directly relevant to teaching and learning about moving image media.

English and Media Centre

Information on a range of teacher and pupil resources on the web.

Film Education

Film Education is a link between education and the UK film industry. It facilitates the study and use of film and cinema across the curriculum, creating, developing and sustaining a literate audience through the understanding and enjoyment of film.

Ideas Foundation (IF)

IF bridges the gap between the creative industries and secondary education by working with over 100 schools in the UK to run engaging projects which aim to teach students real skills that can be transferred into the creative industries.


Insafe is a European network, comprised of 31 national awareness centres. Each one implements awareness and educational campaigns, runs a helpline, and works to ensure an evidence-based, multi-stakeholder approach to creating a better internet.

Internet Matters

Internet Matters is an independent, not-for-profit organisation to help parents keep their children safe online.


The NSPCC has created a number of useful resources explaining how and why young people can stay safe online.


Ofcom regulates the TV and radio sectors, fixed line telecoms, mobiles, postal services, and the airwaves over which wireless devices operate. They have produced activity sheets for 8-11 year-olds.


ParentPort is run by the UK’s media regulators to set and enforce standards across the media to protect children from inappropriate material. Their online safety guide includes six categories of tips relating to online safety.

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