Online Safety for Adults
What can I do right now?
Conversation Starters for Parents and Carers:
Children, ICT and E-Safety
Think then Click:
Understanding your child's online life - a leaflet published by Parent Zone (the official parents’ representative on the UK Council for Child Internet Safety and chairs the UKCISS Digital Resilience working group).
- Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online from Parent Zone
Guide to the internet (Created by CEOP)
Find out all about CEOP here
Introduction to Online Safety – For a great introduction to the big wide world of technology our children are now a part of. Please read.
Advice – All about identity theft, protecting passwords and keeping your child safe
Advice for Parents & Carers – A great document for all parents and carers is this advice from the Department for Education
Net-aware - for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
UK Safer Internet Centre – Advice for Parents and Carers
Childnet Parent-Factsheet– Information and online resources from Childnet : this includes information on Childnet resources and websites, parental controls and filtering, computer protection and security, social networking, file sharing and downloading, search engines and where to report.
Advice for Adoptive parents and social workers – This website contains information for foster carers, adoptive parents and social workers, and includes some interviews with people already in that position.
The history and impact of ICT is studied at some secondary schools, so this BBC bitesize page is ideal to learn about the Online Safety side of it.
Cyber bullying – To understand what it is and how we can deal with it
Brilliant advice for all parents – www.parentport.org.uk or https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/ (here you can download the Click CEOP browser safety tool for free) or visit Childline – www.childline.org.uk or call 0800 1111
Social Media Sites Safety Advice
If you or anyone at home comes across an indecent image of a child or criminally obscene adult images, report it here www.iwf.org.uk/report
This subject generally has nothing to do with Online Safety, but online bullying can lead to eating disorders, which are a sensitive subject. However, if you know anyone who may suffer, do consult a doctor but also visit www.b-eat.co.uk for more information and support.
POS stands for Parent over shoulder
WYRN stands for What’s your real name?
Asl stands for Age / Sex (gender)/ Location?
Brb stands for Be right back