Internet Safety - Sligo Education Centre

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Online Safety in the Primary Classroom
This webinar will provide new insights into cyberbullying and explore practical strategies around safeguarding young people online. Due to Covid-19, more young people are spending increased amounts of time online.
Recent research by the Anti-Bullying Centre (2020) found that 90% of 10-17 year old's connect to the internet daily via smartphones, tablets and laptops. During Ireland’s first national lockdown in 2020, 28% of 10-17 year old's reported being a target of cyberbullying, 50% reported that they had seen others being cyberbullied online - this is almost three times more than before the first national lockdown.
We will discuss
  • What bullying behaviour and cyberbullying behaviour is
  • What apps young people are using
  • How to increase your knowledge and confidence in how to approach online safety in the classroom
  • Some practical tips and strategies in how to support your students, should they experience cyberbullying online
We also bring you through FUSE, our Anti-Bullying and Online Safety programme for Primary schools and show how this programme works as a strategy to tackle bullying and online safety in a school environment.
Address:
Ash Lane, Ballinode,Co Sligo.
Tel: (071) 9138700


Contact Us:
Email:info@ecsligo.ie
Web: www.ecsligo.ie
EIRCODE:F91 WFW9

Contact Us:
Email:info@ecsligo.ie
Web: www.ecsligo.ie
EIRCODE:F91 WFW9

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