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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 ...

Encouraging empathy and inclusivity in the classroom and yard

Here’s a few thoughts and ideas I’ve come across that I find helpful for encouraging empathy and inclusivity amongst my students. 1. Buddy system on Yard ...

Conversations to have with teens about bullying

A recent initiative in Kenya is a great example of how we can empower children to stand up for themselves with energy and confidence. In these consent clas ...

CyberSafeIreland Co-founders present to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs

CyberSafeIreland co-founders Alex Cooney, Maggie Brennan and Cliona Curley presented to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs today, ...

CyberSafeIreland is looking for new trainers…

We are looking for independent Internet Safety trainers in North Dublin & the Midlands. If you are interested in helping us to empower children (and th ...

Guest blogger Ethan Shattock explains the ‘Digital Age of Consent’ and how this may impact on children’s use of the Internet

What is the Digital Age of Consent? The ‘Digital Age of Consent’ refers to the age at which young people may sign up for online services such as social me ...