Cyber Safety for Parents

 

Helpful Cyber Safety Information For Parents 

 

The internet has become an integral part of life.  It is a powerful resource, enabling people of all ages to learn and communicate in many ways.  For children, growing up in a world where the internet has always been available, it is an essential tool.  They are always surrounded by online technology, and using the internet from an increasingly early age.

Children can use the internet for many reasons.  These could include to

  • find assistance with school assignments
  • learn skills
  • gain knowledge
  • meet new people who share similar interests and
  • keep in touch with friends
     
  • But there are risks.  Knowing how to use the internet safely is essential to having a positive online experience.  For parents and their children, it is important to know how to apply these skills at home, at school and in public places such as the library and internet cafes.

 

As parents you need to be aware of what your children are doing while using social media.  To help guide you, we have attached some useful information below.

 

Social Media

Social Media Information for parents: Part 1.                              

Social Media Information for parents: Part 2.

 

School Peer Groups and Parents

School Peer Groups and Parents: Part 1

School Peer Groups and Parents: Part 2

 

Changing Bullying Behaviours

Changing Bullying Behaviours

 

Bringing Up Great Kids Parenting Program

Bringing Up Great Kids Parenting Program

Kids and the Media - Tips and Info

Kids and the Media - Tips and Info