Stranger Danger Online A Risk For Children

Despite emerging research into the issue, grooming remains “difficult to identify and define”.  One definition that is generally agreed upon is that child grooming is the ‘befriending and establishing of an emotional connection with a child, and sometimes the family to gain their trust and to lower the child’s inhibitions […]

How is Cyberbullying Different From Mean Behaviour?

Many of us are familiar with the concept of bullying in one way or another, yet we seem to lack a shared understanding of what exactly constitutes bullying behaviour, especially in the context of online bullying.  Bullying has always been a pervasive youth problem, but only recent generations have been […]

6 Practical Tips to Help Your Child Stay Safe Online

The digital world offers a whole new set of challenges for parents. Fortunately, parents can help children understand and manage the risks of going online, so they can mitigate potential dangers such as privacy breaches, cyberbullying, stalking and exposure to inappropriate content. This article provides parents with 6 practical online […]

Is Your Child A Bystander or Upstander?

Bullying. Despite prevention programs in schools, funding from governments and not for profits to solve this complex problem, children and young people continue to take on roles other than perpetrator and target. They are silent witnesses to the bullying experiences of their peers online and face to face as bystanders. […]