Keeping your children safe on-line
Most parents know there are technical tools out there to help them manage what their child does online, but there are so many types of controls available that you might not always know what they do, how to set them up or if you should use them. This presentation covers the basics of parental controls – what they are, the benefits and limitations – and briefly introduces some of the most common types.
Minecraft is one of the world’s most popular video games, especially with young children. This presentation is a quick overview of the game for parents – what it is, why it’s so popular and what you should know about keeping your children safe when they play it.
Fortnite – What do you need to know?
Fortnite has seen a boom in popularity since September 2017 when it became free-to-play and as a result is now reported to have 45 million players worldwide. This short document provides parents with details of what they need to know about the game as they consider whether Fortnite is appropriate for their children and how they might support safe engagement should they wish.
Under 13’s and Social Media
“Most popular social media services don’t allow anyone under 13 to join. Even so, lots of younger children manage to set up accounts. It’s hard to get reliable information on just how many underage users are on social media, but one study estimated that over a third of UK nine-to-12-year-olds have a Facebook profile…”