The internet is always changing, and being able to keep up to date with your children's use of technology can be a challenge, especially if you feel that your children may have better technical skills than you do. However, children and young people still need support and guidance when it comes to managing their lives online and using the internet positively and safely. On this page you will find a range of useful documents to help you work with your child to develop your's, and their, ability to stay safe on-line.
A simple and effective way to get involved with your children and their lives on-line is through discussion. To get the ball rolling, why not use these conversation starters for parents and carers?
Share Aware offers simple, step–by–step advice that will help you have the right conversations with your children about online safety.
Learn how to untangle the web through the NSPCC's Icebreaker email series. In just six weeks you'll be an expert in a child's online world and how to spot potential risks.
There are endless apps and websites that children of all age have easy access to, within seconds they can be communicating with strangers on the other side of the world with little awareness of how or what dangers exist. The documents below outline some of the hot favourites and how they work/how they can work safely for your child.
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