Presentation on theme: "A PRESENTATION FOR THE PARENTS OF MIDDLETON PRIMARY SCHOOL"— Presentation transcript:
1A PRESENTATION FOR THE PARENTS OF MIDDLETON PRIMARY SCHOOL INTERNET AWARENESSA PRESENTATION FOR THE PARENTS OF MIDDLETON PRIMARY SCHOOL
2Just a quick discussion on how it can be interpreted. WHICH IS BULLYING?Just a quick discussion on how it can be interpreted.
3INTRODUCTIONSocial networking sites – what are they and what are they used for.Consequences for actions made onlineSafety – how to make your children safe online and simple easy tips to reduce potential bullying and online ASB.Q & A
4WHAT IS A SOCIAL NETWORK DEFINITION - We define social network sites as web-based services that allow individuals to (1) construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system, (2) articulate a list of other users with whom they share a connection, and (3) view and traverse their list of connections and those made by others within the system. The nature and nomenclature of these connections may vary from site to site.In short, a format for friends to socialise via the web and/or a business to advertise and communicate.
6WHAT ARE THE RISKS? Bullying Sexting Intimidation Means of organising criminal activityA format for paedophiles to communicate with young vulnerable peoplePornographyConsequences for future careers
7ONLINE GAMING PEGI rating is there for a reason. Games have been given an age rating due to content – please follow instruction as it could potentially put your child at risk.
8BULLYINGBullying occurs online as it is felt as though it is a safe place to do so with no consequences.You have as much time as needed to make a response or initial statement.Easy for high numbers of people to view what is occuring and get involved.In extreme circumstances it can result in suicide!
9PORNOGRAPHYA Study has been conducted to show that from any one website, you are only 3 clicks away from accessing pornography material.Another study has been conducted and shown that since the internet was introduced there has been a correlation between a steady increase in porn accessibility on the internet and the age of young people having viewed porn.Do not give your children your bankdetails without viewing what is being bought.
10SEXTINGThere has been an increase in these kinds of incidents being reported to the police.Some become wide spread and accessible to anyone.Cannot be contained and controlled once on the internet – www. stands for world wide web.With the increase in mobile technology this is becoming more of an issue due to camera’s etc – monitor your childs phone.
11PAEDOPHILESSocial networking sites are an easy platform for adults to make contact with children.They are experts in using the technology. The way they speak and ask questions.They will try 1000’s at a time and all they need is one responseYour children should not be talking to anyone they do not know already or adding them as friends to their profile
12GROUP ACTIVITYIn front of you, you will have a sheet of paper and a profile page that is from the social networking site “Facebook”. Activity – on your sheet of paper and in your groups can you please note as many bits of information you can find out about this person.
14PETER CHAPMAN (THE REAL ONE) Used technology for criminal activity – fake profile account!Only caught by accident.
15CONSEQUENCESThere are many different consequences due to misuse of the internet and modern technology. here are a few that are most common:Arrests (age of criminal responsibility 10)BullyingNo control of the material made and who can view itOffences of a sexual natureExtreme – Suicide/Death
16SAFETY AND ADVICEThere are many simple solutions to making the online world a safer and more enjoyable place to use and socialise.Limit the information on profilesOnly have friends on that you knowMonitor your childs usagePrivatise profilesBe friends with them onlineQuestion them about anything that you are not too sure aboutPut parent blocks on websites
18WHO CAN HELP?CEOP’s button – online agency for all ages to report abuse (as seen in videos)Crime stoppersPoliceSchoolsChildlineThere are many more people/agencies that can assist with the issues discussed today.
19CEOP Button- Child Exploitation and Online Protection