#BeKindOnline Webinar Series

#BeKindOnline Webinar Series


To mark Safer Internet Day, the Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, the Department of Justice and the Irish Safer Internet Centre launched the #BeKindOnline Webinar Series on Tuesday, 9 February.

#BeKindOnline Webinar Series

As part of Safer Internet Day 2021, the Irish Safer Internet Centre hosted a series of free online safety webinars for parents and educators.


All webinars are now available to view online.

To watch the video recording of the sessions please follow the links below:

#BeKindOnline Webinar

Empowering Healthy Online Behaviour in Teenagers https://youtu.be/P7Ao3X4P-8E

Guest Speaker: Dr Nicola Fox Hamilton, Cyberpsychology Researcher, member of the Cyberpsychology Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton and lectures in Cyberpsychology and Psychology in IADT, Dun Laoghaire (Tuesday, 9th February 2021)


#BeKindOnline Webinar:

Empowering Healthy Online Behaviour in Younger Children – https://youtu.be/rwuuO9FTsi0

Guest Speaker: Mark Smyth, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (Wednesday, 10th February 2021)


#BeKindOnline Webinar:

Empowering students to build digital resilience and manage their online wellbeing – https://youtu.be/HR0wmMLfcdw

Webwise SlidesEmpowering students to build digital resilience and manage their online wellbeing

Guest Speakers: Jane McGarrigle and Tracy Hogan, Webwise (Thursday, 11th February 2021)


The #BeKindOnline Webinar series is brought to you by the Irish Safer Internet Centre (SIC).


The Irish SIC is a partnership of four leading organisations with a mission to make the Internet a better place for children and young people, under the coordination of Cybercrime, Department of Justice.


The programme partners include:


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