resources teaching internet safety teenagers

Web We Want: The Web We Want is an educational handbook for use by 13-16 year olds, developed with and by young people. Using the Web We Want, you can learn more about your online rights and create tips that you can share with young people all over the world. Download Web We Want.



MySelfie and the Wider World : This Primary Anti-Cyber Bullying Teachers’ Handbook is an SPHE resource developed to engage 5th and 6th class primary school students on the topic of cyber bullying. A series of short animations are the centrepiece of the resource. These will help students develop the skills and understanding to be responsible, socially conscious and effective internet users, as they explore social networks for the first time. Order a free hard copy or download MySelfie and the Wider World.


 Be a Cyber Pal! : This is an initiative of the RCSI CyberPsychology Research Centre as part of its participation in Safer Internet Day. Youth empowerment and positive action lie at the centre of the protocol which aims to support the overall messaging of Safer Internet Day 2014. Download Be a Cyber Pal.


Lockers: Lockers is an SPHE resource developed to engage 2nd and 3rd year students on the topic of non-consensual image sharing. The resource includes two short high-quality animations, six lessons and information for school leaders.

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2013 GWI CyberbullyingGet 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.



2014 11_Social Networking_cov (1)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 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.



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#Up2Us Anti-Bullying Kit: Take the first steps to beating bullying in your community by ordering a free #Up2Us Anti-Bullying Kit today. In the kit you’ll find activities for addressing bullying, colourful stickers and supplies for creating interactive poster campaigns. Also included is the #Up2Us Anti-Bullying Teachers’ Handbook with Junior Cycle SPHE lesson ideas. Order a free hard copy.


Parental Guide cover pic Family E-Safety 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. Download the Family e-Safety Kit.


Play and learn - being onlinePlay and Learn: Being Online: Intended for 4- to 8-year-olds, this book gives a glimpse of the impact of modern technology on everyday life, through 30 pages of fun and games. Above all it offers an opportunity for parents and teachers to sit together with their children and discuss these important issues. Download Play and Learn: Being Online



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