KEEPING YOUR CHILD SAFE ONLINE
Are you concerned that your child knows more about social media (websites, apps, games, etc) than you?
Are you aware of the advantages and possible dangers of these media?
Would you like to know more about how to keep you child safe online?
If so, the Welsh Government have produced a series of information sheets for parents and carers to share information about how to keep young people safe online.
Below are links to these information sheets.
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- A parent and carer’s guide to the potential impact of the internet on their children's well-being
- A parent and carer’s guide to social media
- A parent and carer’s guide: New apps, connected toys and platforms
- A parent and carer’s guide to the benefits and risks of online gaming
- A parent and carer’s guide: Sharing information and images online
- A parent and carer’s guide to safety features for smart TVs and on-demand streaming services
- A parent and carer’s guide: Age ratings of apps and games
- A parent and carer’s guide: Google SafeSearch and YouTube Safety Mode
- A parent and carer’s guide: Talking to your child about staying safe online
The NSPCC have chosen 10 of the most popular websitesm apps and games from NetAware and have created a slideshow discussing their advantages, disadvantages and possible dangers.
Reviews of many more websites, apps and games can be found on the Net-aware website.