Parents Sessions

 

Parents Sessions 

Parents Sessions - Kids who are thaught to use the Internet properly do better in school, life and exams.

Primary School
Messaging for Junior School Parents

  • School needs to send a consistent message to Parents
  • There are no legal protections on Social Media owing to underage use 
  • Privacy setting on all social media ‘My friends only’
  • TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram are the most popular social media platforms
  • Using real parental control is a good idea, why trust the kids? enforce it.
  • Profiles uses real names and photo’s. Facebook says fafe accounts bully more 5 times more
  • School is allowed to review phones, kids have no right of privacy and should have no expectation of same.
  • No Snapmaps, No Ghost mode (very popular features in Snapchat)
  • For very young kids not allowed to watch Professional Youtubers without parental vetting 
  • Social media is not a race, limit followers a child can't possibly have 1,200 friends. Police worldwide say this is a 'No No'.

 

PRIMARY SCHOOL PARENTS
Things to start with

  • Tell parents about correct Youtube mode
  • Youtube - Switch to restricted mode and set on youtube for kids
  • There is no legal recourse for parents using social media, it's illegal under 13. 
  • Real Profiles only no fake ones
  • Limit friends numbers, parents to approve new friends
  • Privacy Mode engaged ‘My friends Only;
  • School ought to consider ‘Open Phone Policy’ that means any Phone can be read by Teachers / Principal

 

Book a Parents Talks - Get in touch !

What Parents need to know. Talk with the experts!

OR CALL NOW
+353 (0)1 908 1588

 

Internet Safety Tips for Kids - Keeping Kids Safe Online

[Title]

At BeSecureOnline, we believe that knowledge is power and by informing both yourself and your children of the dangers of the internet – you can help make the internet a safer place.

Internet safety for kids is at the heart of our business. We provide internet safety talks for kids and teens year round and have developed a realistic, fun approach to addressing issues and the dangers the internet often presents.

Read More ...
Posted by Graham Mulhern on Thursday, February 21, 2019 Views: 486

 

Internet Safety win over Instagram

[Title]

Is it possible that the internet is being taken back by a silent majority who is finally making its voice heard, expressing its dismay about internet safety and the shocking content found on some platforms.

Following some menacing threats from the British Government, Health Secretary Matt Hancock pressured Facebook into announcing that Instagram would intervene and take down self-harm content. 

Is this the start of something big or simply a cynical defense move?

Read More ...
Posted by Graham Mulhern on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Views: 390

 

SnapChat Safety Guidelines – What parents need to know.

[Title]

Before we dive into our safety guidelines – we’ll briefly explain what SnapChat is and how it works. Don’t worry most parents haven’t the faintest idea what or how it works.

Read More ...
Posted by Graham Mulhern on Thursday, January 31, 2019 Views: 416

 

Can Social Media be blamed for high teen suicide rates in the UK?

[Title]

Social Media and the amount of time we spend online has a greater affect on our lives and mental health than we, as adults, can often comprehend.

Our children have an even less understanding of the impact social media, online bullying and instant gratification has on their day to day lives and overall happiness.

Read More ...
Posted by Graham Mulhern on Thursday, January 31, 2019 Views: 242