These internet safety guides and resources will help parents get to grips with their children’s internet use and also to explore the issue of internet safety with their children.


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Family e-Safety Kit
Aimed at six to twelve year olds, The Family e-Safety Kit, was created to help parents share the benefits and risks of surfing the web in a fun and engaging way. 

Download Family e-Safety Kit Parental Guide



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Play and Learn: Being Online: Intended for 4- to 8-year-olds, this book gives a glimpse of the impact of modern technology on everyday life, through 30 pages of fun and games. Above all it offers an opportunity for parents and teachers to sit together with their children and discuss these important issues.

Download Play and Learn: Being Online


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Top 10 Tips for Parents: As parents, the most important thing you can do to reduce online risks is to engage with your child’s digital lifestyle. These ten practical tips will help you to prepare your child to be a responsible internet user.

Download Top 10 Tips for Parents



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Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying: Cyberbullying is a big worry for parents as their children become more and more internet savvy. In this guide, all aspects of online bullying are outlined so that parents – who are best-placed to help their kids deal with the challenges – are on top of all the issues.

Download Guide to Cyberbullying


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Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to Social Networking
: Social Networking websites are among the most popular destinations when teens go online and sometimes parents can be worried about this aspect of internet use. This booklet explains how the Social Networking world works, what the risks are and what to look out for on a teen’s profile.

Download Guide to Social Networking


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Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to New Media TechnologiesWe are surrounded by new technology, whether it be smartphones, tablets or laptops. This part of the series aims to help parents get on top of new media technologies and how they work. It also encourages parents to engage with their children on new media. 

Download Guide to New Media


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Get with IT: A Parents’ Guide to Internet Filtering
Protecting your child online is something every parent wants. This guide will help you understand the benefit of internet filtering, which will help protect children from internet content you don’t want them to see.

Download Guide to Filtering



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