Covid-19 means that we are using the Internet for many of our daily activities and interactions. Our children are also spending more time online. It is important for us to understand the heightened risk of online abuse, cyber-bullying and online grooming that young people are facing during the pandemic. Perpetrators exploit situations on the Internet to influence children and cause harm to them. Keep your child safe online with these tips(PDF, 700KB).
Ryde Library is proudly eSmart accredited and has organised useful resources in the below categories to help you identify dangers, fraud, scams and have a safe and enjoyable experience online.
Resources to help you understand how to keep yourself safe online and start you on your cyber-safety journey.
What to do if you are currently feeling unsafe, bullied or threatened.
Kids (8+) and young adults can browse these websites to learn more about the challenges facing them online.
Whatever your concern as a parent, don’t stress! Here are helpful resources for creating good digital citizens and finding out what Minecraft is.
Recognise phishy emails, protect yourself against viruses and avoid giving away personal information.