An open dialogue with children regarding safe use of technology is crucial! There are thousands of amazing apps but some have features that can pose a risk to children.
Primary school aged students should be strongly encouraged not to join social networks. Users must be at least 13 years of age, however some parents allow their children to join earlier. This graphic is designed for students, to give them some tips about how to ensure their safety if they do use social media.
Children's news program BTN has a number of useful videos and activities that explore cyber safety. This video explores the terms and conditions of using Instagram - the high school students who feature in the video are similar to most kids - they have no idea what the terms and conditions mean.