Best Practice Guidelines – Parents Talks

About this Resource

The Webwise Parents Presentations are designed to assist schools who wish to host parent internet safety evenings. The information included in the presentations covered key topics for parents including social media, screen time, cyber-bullying, image-sharing and features expert advice and support. Presentations for primary and post-primary schools can be downloaded below. All presentations come with a script which can be found in the notes section on the PowerPoint or can be downloaded separately below. 


Supports for Parents

National Parents Council Primary 

The parent association is the structure through which parents in a school can work together for the best possible education for their children. The parent association works with the principal, staff and the board of management to build effective partnership between the home and school. This is important to establish because with a positive and active partnership in place the child gets the best that primary education can offer.

Free Supports for Parents 

NPC Primary – Helpline 

NPC Information/Helpline is a confidential service for parents. The Information/Helpline officers listen, and give information and support to parents to help them make the best possible decisions for and with their children

If you have a query on any aspect of your child’s education please contact the Helpline on Tel: 01-8874477 email:

The Helpline is open from:

Monday & Tuesday from 10am to 4pm

Wednesday to Friday from 10am to 5pm 

Free Online Training for Parents on Internet Safety

The overall objective of this online session is to provide parents with information and skills to support their children’s online activity. This can be found on the NPC website in the training section.

Internet Safety Workshops 

The NPC Primary offer Internet Safety workshops for parents which can be hosted in the local school. To book a workshop visit or call 01 8874034


Talk to someone

Worried about something you have seen online or concerned about your child? Childline and the National Parents Council Primary offer free advice and support service.

Childline is a support service for young people up to the age of 18.There is a 24hr telephone, online and mobile phone texting service.

Get started

The National Parents Council Primary enables and empowers parents to be effective partners in their children’s education.

01 887 4477

Report Illegal Content

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