Online Safety

Supporting Children to Deal with Upsetting Content

A free online safety guide on supporting children to deal with upsetting content. Raising children in the digital age seems to be getting tougher, with the world currently experiencing so many uncertainties. From the continuing impact of COVID-19 to the war in Ukraine, right now children across the globe can scarcely go online without being …

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Encourage Digital Citizenship with Your Child: A Practical Guide for Parents

Key topics discussed in the guide include:  Preventing cyberbullying through responsible approaches to conflict and empathy  How to encourage students to make smart choices online by knowing what data they can share and what data they should keep private   Establishing healthy online behaviours and utilisation so students can learn good boundaries and time management …

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What parents and carers need to know about horror games

With shriek-inducing jump scares, unbearable suspense and nauseating levels of gore, the sources of distress that children might find in a horror game are self-evident. Most commercially released titles have an age certificate high enough to alert parents to the possible dangers, but download-only titles don’t require a rating and therefore often push the boundaries …

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