Cyber Parenting

With an ever-evolving landscape and a technological minefield out there, how do you keep you keep your children safe online?

Technology can be a powerful tool for transforming learning. It can help affirm and advance relationships between educators and students, parents and children. Reinvent our approaches to learning and collaboration, shrink long-standing equity and accessibility gaps, and adapt learning experiences to meet the needs of everyone.

Our Cyber Parenting Guide includes:

Generation Internet

Generation Internet

Some children may have a digital footprint before they are even born, with photos appearing of them before birth, maybe taking selfies on your phone by two and who knows a phone by five years old. What does it mean to be born in generation internet? 23% of children...

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Family Gaming Tips

Family Gaming Tips

It’s well known that there are lot of games that can be played as a family together on screens, whether that is on an Xbox, PlayStation, tablet or computer. Games can be educational, fun and competitive. Play together. Keep games consoles in communal rooms and play...

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Get on Top of Screens

Get on Top of Screens

Location! One of the best ways to avoid disputes before bed is to create spaces in the home where tech is stored at night and agree a time at which everything is put away. Ideally, we should be switching off devices at least one hour before bed and charging them out...

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How to set up Google Safe Search

How to set up Google Safe Search

So how do you set up Google Safe Search on your child’s mobile? Go to www.google.com and click on ‘Search settings’ under the settings link at the top right of the page. Go to the third section on the ‘Search settings’ page, called ‘SafeSearch Filtering’ and choose...

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Smartphone 101

Smartphone 101

They borrow your smartphone to play Candy Crush in the car. They’re masters of Minecraft on the tablet. Now, they want their own phone. So what should you consider before giving them a new device? Is my child ready for a smartphone? There’s no minimum age limit for...

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Cyberbullying Tips and Advice

Cyberbullying Tips and Advice

When it comes to bullying, cyber or physical, it can be horrible as a parent or carer not being able to help or stop it. Below are some helpful tips and advice on what you can do to help. If you suspect they’re being cyberbullied, explain to them what cyberbullying...

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Cyberbulling Facts vs Fiction!

Cyberbulling Facts vs Fiction!

With so many scare stories about cyberbullying, it’s not surprising that parents can feel overwhelmed. Our Q&A helps to shed some light. 1. Is there more bullying today than there used to be? According to a report by The Department of Education in 2018, one in six...

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Understanding Self Harm

Understanding Self Harm

Self-harm is often understood to be a physical response to an emotional pain of some kind and can be very addictive. As children’s use of the online world grows, increasing mental health issues such as self-harm are taking a different form online. Children are now...

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Radicalisation

Radicalisation

There’s a chance that your child may meet people online or visit websites that could lead them to adopting what you consider to be extreme views and becoming radicalised. Curiosity could lead your child to seek out these people, or they could befriend your child in...

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Five ways tech has changed the World

Five ways tech has changed the World

When we think of tech and how far it has come, it really is truly amazing to see how tech has changed world. Even in the last 15 years and the advancement of mobile phones. What else has tech done to change the world? Code breakers 1944: Colossus, the world’s first...

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What tools can you use?

What tools can you use?

What tools can parents use? Sometimes children try to get the upper hand, maybe if try to take advantage of a situation. What can you do to stay on top of the game? App awareness Young children: Don’t forget to establish your privacy settings on each new device or app...

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