14 Mar 2019

Growing Up Online

Dear Parents,

You are cordially invited to an informative and entertaining presentation, ‘Growing Up Online’, by Australian cyber-safety expert Susan Mclean. The session will be delivered with her famous ‘no-nonsense’ approach and cover the positive benefits of technology, as well as what parents need to be aware of in terms of children’s cyber-safety.

Topics include:

  • What are kids doing online – The popular social networking sites and apps such as Secret Calculator, Musical.ly, Instagram & Yubo as well as live streaming sites.
  • Online Grooming – What is it, when and how does it occur? What are the warning signs and what to do if you suspect this is happening to your child.
  • Cyberbullying – What it is, where it happens, what it looks like, how to prevent and what to do if it occurs. Also, the legal consequences and the possible criminal charges.
  • Sharing Nudes – The taking and sending of explicit images. The social and emotional consequences as well as the Law.
  • Top Tips – How to assist the children in your care to stay safe online via parental controls and restriction passcodes.
  • Problematic Internet use and gaming issues.

The session will conclude with time for questions. Tickets are $200 per person and they can be purchased from the links below:

Monday 8 April 2019, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
ESF Centre – http://bit.ly/ESF_CyberBully2019

Tuesday 9 April 2019, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
West Island School – http://bit.ly/ESF_CyberBullly_WIS2019

Thursday 11 April 2019, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
KGV – http://bit.ly/ESF_CyberBully_KGV2019

We look forward to seeing you there!