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The safer use of new technologies
 
Vodafone - Digital Parenting
Using the internet – what are the risks? Content adverts, spam, violence, sexual content, bias, racism, misleading advice,...
Summarising some 400 studies across Europe, the EU Kids Online network estimated: <ul><li>Five in ten teenagers have given...
<ul><li>“ Kids take risks because risk taking is fundamental to child development...” </li></ul>“ ...[they take these risk...
Online grooming <ul><li>... is where someone makes contact with a child with the motive of preparing them for sexual abuse...
Online grooming <ul><li>Discuss what personal information is </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the importance of making social net...
Minor’s pages are automatically set to ‘only friends’ and this cannot be changed to ‘everyone’ while they’re under 18 On t...
 
http://make-sure.co.uk /
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apps, Games and Websites
<ul><li>PIR </li></ul><ul><li>POS </li></ul><ul><li>MIRL </li></ul><ul><li>NIFOC </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Research shows face-to face time between teenagers hasn’t changed over the past five years. Technology has simply ...
Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying <ul><li>Intimidation and harassment using electronic means e.g. posting/sending hateful messages/images to s...
Cyberbullying www.vodafone.com/parents/cyberbullying
bbc.co.uk/news
Cyberbullying www.littlegossip.com
Cyberbullying <ul><li>Talk to your child about cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><li>Utilise privacy settings and Parental Contr...
‘ Sexting’ <ul><li>15% of 12‐17 year olds with a mobile phone had “received sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude images...
‘ Sexting’ <ul><ul><li>Can be a criminal offence -  taking, holding or sharing indecent images of a minor (under 18) </li>...
‘ Sexting’ <ul><li>A survey of more than 500 year 9-13 students in the UK revealed that sexting is a ‘closed community’. N...
Online reputations <ul><li>“ I love the idea that it’s up there for ever. It’ll be lovely to go back later and see all tho...
Online reputations <ul><li>43% of European teenagers believe it is completely safe to post personal information online </l...
Location-based services <ul><li>E.g.  Facebook  Places, Gowalla </li></ul><ul><li>Ofcom guidance to parents on location-ba...
Facebook Places <ul><li>... therefore it is important that they (and you) know who all their friends are </li></ul>
Gaming <ul><li>Microsoft study found 75% of parents in Europe and USA feel video games can be beneficial to children and t...
Parental controls
Google Do for all browsers and all accounts Can also be enabled for Mobile devices
 
Mobile devices <ul><li>In the UK 91% of young people aged 12-17 have their own mobile phone </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 3 send ...
Researching http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/
Researching <ul><li>Engage in a ‘learning dialogue’ </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution </li></ul>Images from www.amazon.co.uk
Copyright <ul><li>Creative Commons  </li></ul><ul><li>Search for copyright free images on Google </li></ul>
What do we do? <ul><li>Supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Filtering (Websense) </li></ul><ul><li>Staff training </li><...
Next steps <ul><li>Spend time using the Internet together </li></ul><ul><li>Open spaces for computers </li></ul><ul><li>Go...
Next steps <ul><li>Young People </li></ul><ul><li>Know your friends  </li></ul><ul><li>Think before you click </li></ul><u...
Links <ul><li>CEOP -  http://www.ceop.police.uk / and  http://www.youtube.com/user/ceop </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.faceb...
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Parent's e safety presentation 2011

  1. 1. The safer use of new technologies
  2. 3. Vodafone - Digital Parenting
  3. 4. Using the internet – what are the risks? Content adverts, spam, violence, sexual content, bias, racism, misleading advice, aggressive language Contact contact with strangers, data harvesting, tracking Conduct cyber-bullying, illegal downloading, creating or uploading inappropriate material
  4. 5. Summarising some 400 studies across Europe, the EU Kids Online network estimated: <ul><li>Five in ten teenagers have given away personal information to others online </li></ul><ul><li>Four in ten have seen online pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Three in ten have seen online hate or violent content </li></ul><ul><li>Two in ten have received bullying or nasty messages </li></ul><ul><li>One in ten has gone to a meeting with someone first met online </li></ul><ul><li>One in four home internet users aged 8-12 have a profile on a social networking site with a minimum age of 13 </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>“ Kids take risks because risk taking is fundamental to child development...” </li></ul>“ ...[they take these risks online] and therefore we need to be as proactive in our digital parenting as we are in our parenting in the ‘real’ world” Professor Tanya Byron, author of The Byron Review, 2008
  6. 7. Online grooming <ul><li>... is where someone makes contact with a child with the motive of preparing them for sexual abuse, either online or in real life. </li></ul><ul><li>63% of young people have been contacted by someone they don’t know - 46% responded out of curiosity (Microsoft) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Online grooming <ul><li>Discuss what personal information is </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the importance of making social network profiles private </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the risks of online grooming </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ceop.police.uk/report-abuse/ </li></ul>
  8. 9. Minor’s pages are automatically set to ‘only friends’ and this cannot be changed to ‘everyone’ while they’re under 18 On the Here Now section only friends can see if you’re at a particular location.
  9. 11. http://make-sure.co.uk /
  10. 19. Apps, Games and Websites
  11. 20. <ul><li>PIR </li></ul><ul><li>POS </li></ul><ul><li>MIRL </li></ul><ul><li>NIFOC </li></ul>
  12. 22. <ul><li>Research shows face-to face time between teenagers hasn’t changed over the past five years. Technology has simply added another layer. </li></ul><ul><li>Pew American Internet & American Life </li></ul>
  13. 23. Cyberbullying
  14. 24. Cyberbullying <ul><li>Intimidation and harassment using electronic means e.g. posting/sending hateful messages/images to social network site </li></ul><ul><li>Virtually all teens know of someone who has been bullied or have been bullied themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Hate groups e.g. on Facebook </li></ul>
  15. 25. Cyberbullying www.vodafone.com/parents/cyberbullying
  16. 26. bbc.co.uk/news
  17. 27. Cyberbullying www.littlegossip.com
  18. 28. Cyberbullying <ul><li>Talk to your child about cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><li>Utilise privacy settings and Parental Control settings </li></ul><ul><li>Gather evidence </li></ul>
  19. 29. ‘ Sexting’ <ul><li>15% of 12‐17 year olds with a mobile phone had “received sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude images of someone they know” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>December 2009, Pew’s Internet & American Life project reported that </li></ul></ul>
  20. 30. ‘ Sexting’ <ul><ul><li>Can be a criminal offence - taking, holding or sharing indecent images of a minor (under 18) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Again think about online reputations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Think before you post’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk to your teenagers </li></ul></ul>
  21. 31. ‘ Sexting’ <ul><li>A survey of more than 500 year 9-13 students in the UK revealed that sexting is a ‘closed community’. Nearly three-quarters of respondents said they would turn to their friends if they were affected by issues related to sexting compared to only a quarter who would seek advice from school staff. </li></ul><ul><li>the South West Grid for Learning/University of Plymouth study </li></ul>
  22. 32. Online reputations <ul><li>“ I love the idea that it’s up there for ever. It’ll be lovely to go back later and see all those emotions and relationships” </li></ul><ul><li>Emily, 14 </li></ul>What goes online stays online
  23. 33. Online reputations <ul><li>43% of European teenagers believe it is completely safe to post personal information online </li></ul><ul><li>US survey revealed 70% of recruiters have rejected candidates based on information found online </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 50% of recruiters across Europe look for information about potential candidates on social networking sites </li></ul>What goes online stays online
  24. 34. Location-based services <ul><li>E.g. Facebook Places, Gowalla </li></ul><ul><li>Ofcom guidance to parents on location-based services encourages parents to: </li></ul><ul><li>Consider turning off location-based services on childrenʼs mobile phones. </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly check the applications that your children are using </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to your children about the risks of posting location information online </li></ul>
  25. 35. Facebook Places <ul><li>... therefore it is important that they (and you) know who all their friends are </li></ul>
  26. 36. Gaming <ul><li>Microsoft study found 75% of parents in Europe and USA feel video games can be beneficial to children and their families </li></ul><ul><li>But... main concerns of parents are: </li></ul><ul><li>amount of time spent gaming </li></ul><ul><li>who they’re playing with </li></ul><ul><li>age-appropriateness of content </li></ul>
  27. 37. Parental controls
  28. 38. Google Do for all browsers and all accounts Can also be enabled for Mobile devices
  29. 40. Mobile devices <ul><li>In the UK 91% of young people aged 12-17 have their own mobile phone </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 3 send send 100 texts a day </li></ul>
  30. 41. Researching http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/
  31. 42. Researching <ul><li>Engage in a ‘learning dialogue’ </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution </li></ul>Images from www.amazon.co.uk
  32. 43. Copyright <ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Search for copyright free images on Google </li></ul>
  33. 44. What do we do? <ul><li>Supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Filtering (Websense) </li></ul><ul><li>Staff training </li></ul><ul><li>e-safety in the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>New e-safety policy </li></ul>
  34. 45. Next steps <ul><li>Spend time using the Internet together </li></ul><ul><li>Open spaces for computers </li></ul><ul><li>Google you/them </li></ul><ul><li>Replicate real world in the online world </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy settings - only friends </li></ul><ul><li>Ignore/block people who harass </li></ul><ul><li>Talk - open and honest dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Set limits on time and place (1-2 hours per day is the recommendation) </li></ul><ul><li>Passwords - don’t give out </li></ul>
  35. 46. Next steps <ul><li>Young People </li></ul><ul><li>Know your friends </li></ul><ul><li>Think before you click </li></ul><ul><li>Report abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Keep current </li></ul><ul><li>Keep communicating </li></ul><ul><li>Keep checking </li></ul>
  36. 47. Links <ul><li>CEOP - http://www.ceop.police.uk / and http://www.youtube.com/user/ceop </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/clickceop </li></ul><ul><li>www.childnet.com/kia </li></ul><ul><li>http://parents.vodafone.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.pegi.info </li></ul><ul><li>http://saferinternet.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php </li></ul><ul><li>Common Sense Media - http://www.commonsensemedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ofcom - www.ofcom.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.inhope.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.eukidsonline.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.creativecommons.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://cybermentors.org.uk </li></ul>

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