What are the issues?
The internet – on the
The internet is an amazing resource which enables children and young people to connect, communicate and be creative in a number of different ways, on a range of devices.
However, the internet is always changing, and being able to keep up to date with your children’s use of technology can be a challenge.
You may sometimes feel that your children have better technical skills than you do,
Issues that your child may encounter on the internet will vary depending on their age and online activities.
E-Safety resources for parents
|E-Safety Advice for Parents of Primary School Children|
|E-Safety Advice for Parents of Pre-School Children|
|Digital Parenting - Issue 5|
Children are gaining access to and owning their own devices from
Pre-installed parental controls are available for most devices,
|Parental Controls - Nintendo 3DS|
|Parental Controls - Nintendo Wii U|
|Parental Controls - XBox One|
|Parental Controls - Sony PS4|
|Parental Controls - Android Tablet|
|Parental Controls - Apple iPad|
E-Safety Tips for Parents
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Advice from the BBC
Laura from The BBC shares her views,
KC Parental Internet Settings
KC Parental Controls lets you choose how much of the internet you would like you and your family to see. It’s easy to set up and will help you make sure that your family is safe using the internet in your home.
Know your social media
We would like to provide parents with the information they need to understand their child’s online world and help them keep their children safe online.
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Facebook is a social network, which lets you create a page about yourself.
Snapchat is an app that lets you send a photo or short video to your friends.
Instagram is a picture and video sharing app.
Twitter is a messaging service that lets you post public messages called tweets.
Pinterest is an online interactive
Whatsapp is an instant messaging app, which lets you send messages,
ROBLOX is a user-generated gaming platform where you can create your own games.
YouTube is a place to watch, create and share videos.
Be Share Aware –
Keep your child safe online
We tell our children it’s good to share – but online it’s different. In fact sometimes sharing online can be dangerous. Being Share Aware will help keep your child safe online.
Watch and share a short film and take a look at some straightforward advice that will untangle the web, and give parents confidence in talking to their children about how to stay safe online.