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Parent Zone

 


About us

With world-leading insights and various innovative and practical projects, we have an array of responses to the issues of the digital age. The internet amplifies many of the problems of young people – so someone who is anorexic may well be fuelling their behaviour online. The internet also gives young people new forms of expression, such as sexting. We believe these are social problems and, while technical tools have their part to play, they are not really the solution. Parents are right to feel uneasy at the pace of change. The internet underpins everything we do and it alters us. But it is also a huge opportunity and our products help young people and their parents avoid the pitfalls and make the most of the digital world.


Useful Links

YIK YAK

Yik Yak is an online bulletin board. It uses the GPS settings on your mobile phone or tablet to find your location and show you the most recent posts from other people around you. As well as posting your own content, you can post and vote on other people’s bulletin boards. It has been around for about 12 months plus. It is a location aware anonymous messaging app which can and has been used for bullying – spreading salacious gossip about a local area.

Digital Parenting Magazine

The latest issue of Vodafone's Digital Parenting magazine is now available for free to schools and parents. Helping you to help your child manage their digital world.

 

Resources

Setting Parental Controls.pdf 2317KB Setting Parental Controls
Safety and privacy social media settings Pt2.pdf 712KB Safety and privacy social media settings Pt2
Positive internet use handout 2.pdf 265KB Positive internet use handout 2
Safety and privacy social media settings Pt1.pdf 493KB Safety and privacy social media settings Pt1
Sexting in Schools.pdf 1822KB Sexting in Schools
Age ratings presentation.pdf 2381KB Age ratings presentation
Your child's digital footprint handout.pdf 539KB Your child's digital footprint handout
Phishing and online fraud presentation.pdf 892KB Phishing and online fraud presentation
Summer holidays - digital top tips.pdf 339KB Summer holidays - digital top tips
Parental controls presentation.pdf 1161KB Parental controls presentation
Phishing handout.pdf 431KB Phishing handout
Bullying presentation.pdf 2479KB Bullying presentation
Parental controls handout.pdf 457KB Parental controls handout
Minecraft presentation.pdf 1317KB Minecraft presentation
First digital steps top tips handout.pdf 351KB First digital steps top tips handout
Bullying in the digital world handout.pdf 422KB Bullying in the digital world handout
Minecraft handout .pdf 350KB Minecraft handout
Keeping adopted children safe online handout.pdf 403KB Keeping adopted children safe online handout
Dealing with bullying handout.pdf 185KB Dealing with bullying handout
If your child has bullied someone.pdf 349KB If your child has bullied someone
United Learning

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