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How to find a good balance with screentime this Christmas

I just witnessed this funny family interaction: 10 year old kid: Dad what’s the tallest mountain in the world? Dad (with a satisfied smile, some may say ...

The Difference Between Gaming and Addiction

Alexandra Tobias dialled 911. Her three month old son, Dylan had stopped breathing. She claimed that the child had been knocked from the sofa by the family ...

The best fight, is no fight! But…

Ok, it’s 2 minutes until the home time bell rings. I better get all my pencils into my pencil case and books into my bag. Get to the front of the line and ...

The Changing Climate of CyberBullying in Irish Primary Schools

In nearly a decade of being a principal, I have experienced many changes within the milieu of our primary schools. A smattering of such change includes new ...

Tackling Cyberbullying as a Cultural Movement

It is important to know that bullying is not new, it has been around since time began.  However, in a contemporary world of hyper-communication, the avenue ...

CyberSafeIreland publishes its third annual report

CyberSafeIreland publishes its third annual report and the results of research conducted with over 5000 children. Age restrictions of 13 on popular social ...

YouTube – What parents need to know

by guest blogger Caroline O’Neill Since the creation of YouTube in 2005, it has become one of the world’s leading video sharing social media sites providi ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...