5 ways to keep your child safe on the internet

5 ways to keep your child safe on the internet

The internet has grown exponentially in the past decade alone. We can now submit assessments, sign digital permission slips and take quizzes all online. Our children have grown up with the internet and may often be the ones helping us with computer problems, but that doesn’t mean they know what is and isn’t safe online.

How to teach your children about social media

How to teach your children about social media

Social media is a fantastic tool to stay in contact with friends and easily access content you are interested in. Like everything though, it has its pros and cons.

A recent study by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at Oxford University revealed that of 515 interviewed 12 to 15 year olds, 14 percent had had a 'negative' online experience in the past year, eight percent had been contacted by strangers, almost 4 percent had seen someone pretend to be them online, two percent had seen sexual content that made them feel uncomfortable, and three percent had seen something that scared them.