So your kid plays video games? 

Human beings have been playing games throughout the centuries. They are part of the human experience. In fact, today there are approximately 2.2 billion gamers in the world which is a 1/3 of the people on planet earth. Video games are electronic, interactive games known for their colourful elements, sound […]

#MissMakesCode | Girls in STEM

#MissMakesCode  #CyberSecurity #GirlGeekGames No, these are not Twitter hashtags but are STEM disciplines [Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics] programs offered to girls between the ages of 5-17 by social enterprise Girl Geek Academy in Australia and the US.  While the 5-8-year-olds immerse themselves in programming and coding in the #MissMakesCode […]

Are You Over Sharenting? 5 Tips to Protect Your Child’s Privacy

Childhood is fleeting and it’s perfectly normal for parents to want to capture it and record it. However, it’s an unfortunate fact that parents sharing photos of their children online, or ‘sharenting’, can have concerning consequences for their privacy, reputation and ‘digital footprint’.  ‘Sharenting’ is a term used to describe […]

Why Children Spend Time Online

New research into why children spend time online has found that young people are drawn to video services such as Netflix and YouTube with nearly half of ‘tweens’ aged 8-11 and older children aged 12-15 (49%) who prefer watching content on YouTube. Seven in ten older children (71%) are allowed […]

Online Grooming | Things To Know

Ever hear the label ‘griefing’ to describe the bullying that is used as a tactic to win games? Here’s some advice about how to keep your child safe when they are playing their favourite games. Know the ratings, play the games with them and check whether there are in-app purchases […]