Online Safety Parent Session
On March 30th, Google and Parent Zone’s ‘Be Internet Legends’ Team is offering a free digital drop-in for parents to help you support your child with their online safety.
This is a 30 minute session which will ‘explore how you can help your child share carefully online over the holidays. Get tips on protecting private and personal information, ask a question, share advice or just say hi. Listen in live or watch back later when you have time.
BT Internet Legends
National Online Safety Mobile App
Children are spending more time than ever online. As adults, we need to do everything we can to keep them safe in the digital world. But with new apps, games andplatforms emerging every day, how can you stay in the know?
Say hello to the new National Online Safety mobile application. Created by experts, developed by us. With all online safety knowledge available at your fingertips, the NOS app empowers parents and teachers to understand and address online safeguarding risks – any time, anywhere.
The world’s most comprehensive online safety app, it’s packed with insightful courses, explainer videos, webinars and guides on topics that will help you protect the kids you care about when they’re online.
Parent Zone have launched a new app – Ollee – for 8-11 year olds, funded by BBC Children in Need’s A Million & Me initiative. Ollee is a ‘digital friend’ who supports wellbeing by helping children and their families talk about their feelings and difficult topics. Find Ollee and try it out at: https://app.ollee.org.uk
Playing IT Safe – Online Safety for under 5s
Playing IT safe is a new collection of play-based activities and resources which have been developed in Australia, based around Early Childhood Australia’s Statement on young children and digital technologies. The ideas are designed to be adapted for the children they are used with to teach them about the digital world from a very early age, starting at 12-months old. The website includes an area for parents as well as educators, and ideas for games that children and adults can play together. https://playingitsafe.org.au/
Simple Life Hacks
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