Internet Safety For Parents & Family

Date: Wednesday, 11th May 2016

Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Location: School staff room, Pukekohe High School. Parking and Entrance off John Street.
Cost: Free

An Invitation to parents/family/whanau/caregivers

Netsafe will be presenting a session at school covering:
• Online safety
• Safe and secure online habits at home and beyond
• What young people are doing online
• Some challenges presented by using social media
• Conversations you might have with children about online practice
• A chance to ask questions

You don’t need to know anything about technology to attend.

We really encourage you to come to this seminar so you can have your questions answered on how to help your young person to survive in an online world today. All schools and the general population are dealing with issues including:
• Bullying
• Harassment
• Naked pictures-sending and receiving
• Too many hours online and be tired at school
• Accessing inappropriate websites including pornography
• Facebook, Instagram, snapchat etc

You will be able to ask questions about any of these topics and get some support and suggestions on how best to keep your young person safe and how to guide them I this tricky online world they live in.

Netsafe Presenter: Lee Chisholm

Lee is the Education and Training Specialist at NetSafe. She has a background in counselling, mediation and management, and joined NetSafe in 2005. Schools and the public contact NetSafe to seek advice on a wide range of online challenges. These are as diverse as online harassment and bullying, offensive and damaging sexual content, malicious software, theft of data and a myriad of scams. Lee’s experience enables her to share some preventative strategies to reduce the chances of your children being adversely impacted by online challenges.

For any further information please contact Ms Sam Mitchell, Head Of Guidance on 09-238-6089 ext 243