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1 Growing up online…. E-Safety – Parents and Students (Glen Park Primary School)

2 Growing up online…. Who am I? - Paul Gorvin - Deputy head of ICT/Computing @ Coombe Dean School - CEOP trained (Child Exploitation & Online Protection – Government Agency) What is this session? -Covering some key issues related to e-safety for 5- 12 year olds -Provide information on sources to get support/help -Answering any questions where possible Welcome & Introduction

3 Growing up online…. Teaching in School -E-safety covered as part of ‘Computing’ curriculum (in Primary + Secondary) -Also tacked as ‘whole school’ focus -‘Safer Internet Day’ – Yearly event in February E-Safety in school

4 Growing up online…. Procedures to protect in school -Internet Filtering / Monitoring (SWGfL) -Networking monitoring -Designated child safety official (Secondary) -CEOP training for staff E-Safety in school

5 From School, to the outside world School use Outside of school Children accessing the Internet 93% of all 5-15 year olds used the internet in 2013. 71% of children 5-15s access to tablet computer (42% use to go online aged 5-15, 20% aged 3-4) Broken down: four in five 5-7 year olds (82%), and nearly all 8-11 year olds (96%) and 12-15 year olds (99%). Time spent online Estimated weekly volume of internet use at home in 2013: 6.5 hours for 3-4 year olds 6.7 hours for 5-7 year olds 9.2 hours for 8-11 year olds 17.0 hours for 12-15 year olds Source: Ofcom (2013) Children and parents: media use and attitudes report (PDF)

6 Being online – Positives for young people? Money management Research Communication skills Confidence Commitment Computer skills Creativity

7 Growing up online…. Can you name the sites your children uses for: What are children doing online? Things are changing though… Facebook has all 6!

8  Social networking Facebook/ Youtube / Twitter /Instagram  Instant messaging Skype/ BBM/ Whatsapp / Snapchat  Blogs and chat sites Tumblr/ Ask FM / Spillit  Gaming Consoles / free and paid  Mobile technology Applications, Music, Steaming, Gaming Main areas of use

9  Social networking Based on research from NSPCC (2013/14)… 92% of children and young people had accessed social networking sites and apps before the age of 13; (36% had signed up to Facebook and 60% to YouTube) Most popular social networking platforms used by children and young people were YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Minecraft In 73% of the cases/sites used, children provided an alternative minimum age to the official age stipulated by the networks. -Over 1 billion accounts -Over half a million comments posted every single minute -Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) mandates that websites that collect information about users (like Facebook) aren't allowed to sign on anyone under the age of 13COPPA

10  Social networking What else is being used? -YouTube -Twitter -Instagram Slightly (largely) more scary… -Omegle: Talk to strangers! -Chatroulette Create profiles and can send each other questions, with the option of doing so anonymously

11 Private messaging  Instant messaging  Skype – IM, Voice + Webcam chat  BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) – Free to BlackBerry uses, now available on other platforms  WhatsApp – Send message, audio files, photos, Video, etc. Contacts from address book + Group cha But quite possibly most popular IM among younger audience  SnapChat – Messages, Photos, Videos sent to contacts and expire after set time 1-10 secs (except, now ways to save!!)

12 Blogging and chat sites  Blogging and Chat sites

13  Gaming

14 Mobile Technology  Mobile technology Chat Text Online Images Location Do you know your child’s favourite apps? Does your child use your phone, are you apps age appropriate?

15 So what are the risks? Too much to cover everything in detail in one hour session! Focus on… 1.Inappropriate websites 2.Grooming 3.Cyberbullying

16 Inappropriate websites / content What do we mean by ‘inappropriate’? Adult xxx images / video Race hate / Pro-eating disorder / Gambling sites Illegal downloads Swearing / Bad language (even in Online Gaming - … example to follow!) Anything else not suitable for young children…

17 XBOX Live Abusive Clip Inappropriate websites / content What can you do about it?

18 Parental controls Used to restrict / limit access to certain content and websites. Can often be ‘age’ or ‘content type’ based Options to set controls on all:  Computers  Laptops  Tablets  Mobile devices  Games Consoles  ALL internet enabled devices (It’s the finding how to do it that can be tricky!) Remember… they are not 100% accurate and not a substitute for open communication! Set on all devices that link to the internet Inappropriate websites / content  Block sites that are not age appropriate  limit inappropriate and illegal material  Set timings – automatic switch off at bedtime  Monitor activity How can they help?

19 Inappropriate websites / content - Parental controls Internet Service Providers (ISPs) BT (Parent Controls Service for HomeHub)Parent Controls Service for HomeHub Talk Talk (HomeSafe)HomeSafe Sky (Broadband Shield)Broadband Shield Virgin Media (F-Safe)F-Safe PlusNet (McAfee)McAfee Software available Norton Family AVG Family Safety Microsoft Live Family Safety Device controls Mobile phone operators (Content filtering) Almost all having ‘Parental Control’ services Some provide filters for Under 18, Under 12s (e.g. Tesco mobile) Some turned on by default (e.g. EE) others need to be requested (e.g. Tesco mobile)Tesco mobile Online gaming Parental controls available for most controls (e.g. XBOX, PS3, NintendoWii)XBOXPS3 Controls cover ‘console’ use, and ‘online filtering’

20 Inappropriate websites / content - Checking browsing history All internet browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari) have a history feature (list of sites visited). Always best to keep open dialogue about what sites young people visiting, but checking history is an option if concerned NOTE! History can be easily cleared, or avoided using ‘Private’ browsing features Internet Explorer - Click ‘Star’ button - Select ‘History’ Firefox - Click ‘Firefox’ menu - Select ‘History’ Safari (Apple) - Click ‘Bookmarks’ menu - Select ‘History’ Google Chrome - Click ‘Controls’ menu - Select ‘History’

21 Mini-Task 1 Think about what… - Devices (Laptops, Tablets, Games consoles, Mobiles) - Software (Operating system, Internet Browser) … are used in your home. Do you know how to control their access (parental controls)? Using computers, log onto… Click on ‘Technologies’ and then ‘Parental Controls’ ALSO! Click on ‘E-safety’ menu and select ‘Parents’

22 Jigsaw video Grooming (Human Targeting) 0 - 2:10

23 What is online grooming? A process used to prepare a child for abuse. An offender’s aim to access and build a relationship with a child, often over period of time. How does it work? How would an offender make contact with a child? Through social networking site, gaming site/platform, chat-rooms Offender scan through to identify a target, befriend them, pretend to have common interests, hobbies etc to trick into trusting Once trust established, taken advantage of (requests, sharing of images/video, meeting in the real world). Grooming

24 Top tips Making children aware Talk to your child about online grooming Talk to them about their online friends (adding of friends, etc) Open dialogue Let your child know that you are always there for support and you understand how easy it is for things to get out of control online Teach how to report Facilities to report any inappropriate contact made to your child online (CEOP button, Childline + Block/Report facilities available in online gaming, etc) Protecting themselves online Control over content they post/share (Privacy settings e.g. facebook, Details they share e.g. chatrooms) Grooming – Tips for supporting

25 ( ) Produced by CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) government agency Wide range of information and advice for different age groups 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14+ Advice and support for Parents/Carers Reporting service linked to Police 24 hour confidential helpline for children and young people. Grooming – Support available (Reporting & Advice)

26 ( ) Browser tools available in ‘Parents’ section of website Grooming – Tools available

27 Is my child too young to have a Facebook account? Help set up their profile Add your email as the main contact (if possible) Set the privacy settings to “friends” only and ensure they are children you know Show them a CEOP safety resource which outlines the risks ( ‘Like’ the Click CEOP page Check in and keep updated Protecting themselves online – Social networking?

28 Limiting contact You can set you can send you ‘messages’ and limit who can send ‘friend requests’ Blocking people You can block people directly with name or email address Privacy Shortcuts Access using the ‘Padlock’ icon Protecting themselves online – Facebook! Who can see my stuff? Controls for who can see things on your timeline More Settings … Lots of more detailed settings available for Privacy, Timeline and Tagging, Blocking under ‘See More Settings’ Privacy Shortcuts As well as the quick settings available here… View As… You can view your profile as someone else (by default ‘member of the public’) Privacy for posts You can set a default for who sees future posts made

29 Mini-Task 2 Explore the information available to parents/careers 1) Using computers, log onto… Click on ‘Parent/Carer?’ link and explore 2) Look at links also provided on -> E-Safety -> Parents

30 What is Cyberbullying? Bullying that takes place via technology. (gaming sites, mobile devices, social networking site) How and where can you be Cyberbullied? Can happen 24 hours a day through online technologies Can invade even previously personal spaces (e.g. at home), can feel that there is no escape from it. What can it be? - Text messaging, Email, Social networking comments/posts/images, Chat/Blog websites Cyberbullying 21% of 8 to 11 year olds have been deliberately targeted, threatened or humiliated by an individual or group through the use of mobile phone or the internet - Source: CEOP

31 Offer reassurance and support. Don’t be afraid to ask questions Tell your child that if they are being bullied to always keep the evidence - Text messages, Emails, Screen-prints of posts/messages Block the bullies - Block on chat, social networks, mobile phones (apps available!)apps available Report bullying content to websites it’s hosted on (e.g. Facebook, YouTube, XBOX live).. unless it is illegal, then report to CEOP / Police Continued bullying, take further; in school – contact school, outside school – offending parents/police as final resort. Cyberbullying – Tips for supporting

32 Peer to peer support network for young people who are being bullied Charity with range of information, support staff, events, and Help/Advice service. Information, advice, links and support chat service. Main website -> Click ‘Explore’ -> Scroll to ‘Bullying’ Advice and information for different ages Top tips Cyberbullying – Tips for supporting Many websites available for Cyberbullying support, advice…

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