Parents –

Download Guide Welcome to the Webwise Parents Hub! Here you’ll find all the information and support you need to ensure your child makes the most of their time online. Get started by downloading our parents guide here. Dr John Sharry, Founder Parents Plus Charity offers practical advice on dealing with conflict around technology use in the home.

Do the Check

From managing your online reputation to dealing with cyber-bullying… teens can face many different online safety issues. Why not ake some time out with your teen to go through some safety tips. Our checklists are a great place to start.

Resources for Families

Family Kit

Aimed at six to twelve year olds, the full activity pack, The Family e-Safety Kit, was created to help parents share the benefits and risks of surfing the web in a fun and engaging way. It contains a parental e-safety guide, family golden rules, a family certificate, stickers and situation cards.

Click here to download the Family E-Safety Kit

Alternatively, Parents can use this handy leaflet about how to start conversations with their children about online safety, created by CyberSafe Ireland

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Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to Social Networking

Social Networking websites are among the most popular destinations when teens go online and sometimes parents can be worried about this aspect of internet use. This booklet, produced by the Office for Internet Safety, explains how the Social Networking world works, what the risks are and what to look out for on a teen’s profile.Download A Parents’ Guide to Social Networking.

Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a big worry for parents as their children become more and more internet savvy. In this guide, produced by the Office for Internet Safety, all aspects of online bullying are outlined so that parents – who are best-placed to help their kids deal with the challenges – are on top of all the issues. Download A Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying.

Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to New Media Technologies

We are surrounded by new technology, whether it be smartphones, tablets or laptops. This part of the series aims to help parents get on top of new media technologies and how they work. It also encourages parents to engage with their children on new media. Download A Parents’ Guide to New Media Technologies.

Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to Filtering

Protecting your child online is something every parent wants. This guide will help you understand the benefit of internet filtering, which will help protect children from internet content you don’t want them to see.Download A Parents’ Guide to Internet Filtering.

Get Involved: SID Activities

Celebrate #SID2017 by doing some of these fun internet safety activities with your child: create an internet safety poster together, discover our checklists for teens or watch some of our videos together. The best advice we can give is to be involved in your child’s online world – so there’s no better way to start.

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