The Association of Network Managers in Education (ANME) joins IWF

Published:  Thu 31 Mar 2016

The Association for Network Managers in Education (ANME) has become the latest organisation to join Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) membership. ANME arranges termly meetings for school Network Managers around the UK to come together and share best practice with other professionals. Membership and all events are completely free.

Rick Cowell, ANME Ltd Managing Director, said: “The ANME is proud to be a member of the IWF. Its aims and philosophy are of significant interest and help to address frequent concerns of all our members. We hope to support, promote and increase awareness of the role of IWF in providing a safer internet for everyone especially in our educational settings.

Susie Hargreaves, IWF CEO, said: “School IT professionals are a really important group of people to us. ANME’s members are responsible for ensuring young children are exploring the web and using technology safely. One element of this is protecting them from potentially very damaging imagery, like child sexual abuse images and videos.”

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Notes to editors:

Contact: Emma Hardy, IWF Director of External Relations +44 (0) 1223 203030 or +44 (0) 7929 553679.

About the IWF

The IWF is the Hotline to report:
•    child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world;
•    criminally obscene adult content hosted in the UK;
•    non-photographic child sexual abuse images hosted in the UK.

For more information please visit www.iwf.org.uk

The IWF is part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, working with Childnet International and the South West Grid for Learning to promote the safe and responsible use of technology.

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