Are your children SMART about smartphones?

Many of our children now own a smartphone but are they fully aware of how to keep themselves safe from a whole number of online problems?

The following information in the link below aims to help you and your family be more savvy phone users. It talks about real CURRENT issues that crop up everyday in society – such as using ‘messenger’ apps like Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and Kik. It also touches areas such a cyberbullying, buying things online, sharing personal information as well as the dangers of sexting.

I am sure that for most parents, these issues seem like they belong in secondary school settings, but sadly these are real problems happening right now in primary schools across the country. With more access to the online world and the increases in peer pressure, we really need to help our children find their way through the online world. Please help them not to get lost!

Click on the handy links below to find out more information about staying safe online.

BE SMART ABOUT SMARTPHONES

TACKLING ONLINE PRESSURES