There is no doubt that technology is changing how we work, socialise and learn. Using technology can help young people get on in life. However, there are online risks and responsibilities which people have to be aware of. We continue to collect resources to help both students and parents stay safe online.
Safety tips for an emergency
- Download What3Words to your mobile phone so you could give your exact location in an emergency.
- How to use the SOS features on your phone in an emergency.
ZipIt – New app to help you deal with chat requests you don’t feel comfortable with. Recommended by Surrey Police.
BBC article on the dangers of smart phones
Parents' and Teens' Guide to Twitter
Family controls for the XBOX
Setting up parental controls on Windows
Setting up safer browsing on Google
Setting up parental controls in Itunes
Guide to Mobile Web Safety (Booklet courtesy of Carphone Warehouse)