Cybersafety issues are an important part of the school teaching program and teachers are working with their children to make sure they are safe online.
We all need to make sure our children are safe from harm in the real and online world. When it comes to the Internet we can play an important role in helping children have safe and positive experiences online. It offers an exciting world of experiences for children and family. It can be entertaining, educational and rewarding. However, using the internet also involves risks and challenges.
Children might be exposed to content that is harmful, violent, prohibited or even illegal. They may also experience
Often it is not a matter of trusting their closest friends. It may be a matter of opening it up to the friends of friends or others in the house that may gain access to personal information. If we take an active role in talking with our children about the risks and answering their questions about something that they find on the Internet you can help them stay safer online.
There are a number of useful websites to help your child become aware of being safe on the Internet ...
A few simple suggestions that might help you at home to monitor the safety of your children on the Internet: