In a world where children are "growing up in the digital age," it's important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills, which can prove difficult, considering some children may have a better knowledge of the digital world than their parents.
There is an ever growing need to support children through situations that have arisen from digital use. Vodafone release a Digital Parenting magazine. To obtain a copy please click here
The majority of the information can be found on the Digital Parent website from Vodafone click here. You may find this useful and not only will it help to support you as a parent through these situations but also help to prevent them.
To visit the Parent Zone website for more supportive information please click here.
Childnet advice for Parents, Students and Staff click here
Keeping your under 5 safe online click here
For parent information about a wide range of apps (including games and social media) click here
YouTube is a video-sharing social media platform that allows billions of people around the world to watch, share and upload their own videos with a vast range of content – including sport, entertainment, education and lots more. It’s a superb space for people to consume content that they’re interested in. As a result, this astronomically popular platform has had a huge social impact: influencing online culture on a global scale and creating new celebrities.
In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as connecting with strangers, inappropriate content and high visibility.