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Keeping Children Safe Online – FREE Ballymena Workshop

Ballymena parents, teachers and families have the opportunity to learn more about Keeping Children Safe Online . A Free workshop is being held tomorrow night in Broughshane which could be particularly of interest to Schools, Coaches, Colleges, Youth Workers, RTO’s and Parents/Guardians as it advises about safeguarding for anyone who works with children.

Keeping Children Safe Online - FREE Ballymena Workshop

This workshop is free as funded by the Public Health Agency and facilitated across the Northern Area by the Community Networks in the Northern Area.

The ‘Be Informed” Internet safety Workshop covers a variety of topics including:

  • Raise awareness of internet safety
  • Focus on deception and how inherent it is in online behaviour
  • Explore some principles of social media
  • Discuss the Dark Net, on how “computer speak” is changing our language
  • Look at our responsibilities online and legal implications.

This introductory workshop will help you gain the skills to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you work with. You’ll learn about :
– how children use the internet and technology
– the risks they face from other people – both other children and adult offenders
– behaviour by children that exposes them to greater risks online
– what to do if children experience issues such as cyber bullying or grooming
– how to make organisations safer places for children to go online

Keeping Children Safe Online – FREE Ballymena Workshop

  • Approximately 1hr 30mins in duration.
  • Venue: Broughshane House, Main Street, Broughshane
  • Date: Tuesday 21st June
  • Time: 7pm – 8:30pm

Registration is essential so book you place now be emailing Amanda – if you would like to attend the Keeping Children Safe Online – FREE Ballymena Workshop.