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Check out our May Newsletter

Download our latest newsletter with lots of useful information for parents and teachers, including great info and tips for staying safe on Instagram and th ...

Protecting our privacy – 5 steps to take today

by guest blogger Ruby Corcoran As a designer I would like to think of a world where everything is designed for the better following a set of ethical pract ...

The Challenge of Tackling Cyberbullying and Sexting in Schools

What do we mean by Cyberbullying and Sexting? Whilst technology offers many opportunities to us, there are risks associated with being online and these ri ...

Taking the Leap to Smart Toys?

There’s no doubt about it; children’s toys are certainly getting much cooler these days. From interactive board games to talking dolls, the internet of toy ...

CyberSafeIreland launches flyer for parents on conversations to have at home about online safety

CyberSafeIreland surveyed 1,500 children aged between 8 and 13 between September and November 2017 and found over a third of children are rarely or never t ...

CyberSafeIreland Co-Founders win the Women of the Year – Social Entrepreneurs prize for 2017

CyberSafeIreland Co-founders Alex Cooney, Maggie Brennan and Cliona Curley won the Irish Tatler Women of the Year 2017 award in the Social Entrepreneur Cat ...

Read our latest newsletter…

Our latest newsletter is available here to download or print. Read about our annual report, advice on passwords and our advice on the risks and safety sett ...

Using mindfulness to increase confidence and inclusiveness

How teachers can use mindfulness to increase children’s confidence and encourage inclusiveness in the classroom.   I first learned about mindfulness whil ...

Challenges and opportunities in team sports for creating an environment in which kids thrive - Enda McGahern

Having being involved in both sport (as player & coach) and teaching Internet safety in schools for the past number of years, I’ve often pondered as to ...

Great Books to Build Empathy and Resilience in Children

Reading and storytelling are wonderfully effective empathy-building activities; through protagonists we enter other worlds and experience trials and tribul ...