John Parsons: Safeguarding Children event recap

At the beginning of term, John Parsons, a published author and New Zealand’s leading authority on Safeguarding children online came to speak to our parents. See his profile here.

He talked about cybercrime is a very real issue facing families in NZ, but there are easy practical steps to reduce the risk. Island Bay School invites you to a presentation on the issues associated with the inappropriate use of computers, mobile phones and the internet.

MASTER Maintaining professional boundaries
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MASTER Duty Of Care - Key Points 2021
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MASTER Parent Tips - Cyber Safety
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Parent Tips Younger Children
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  • Online grooming.

  • Sexting

  • Cyber bullying

  • Learning to repel & report

  • Future proofing for employment

  • Screen time

  • Sleep

  • Families that eat together heal together.

  • Educating young people to understand the value of identity is the first step to using ICT safely and ethically

  • Educating young people to respect and protect friends and family identity is the second step.

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