Internetmatters offers a range of guides; age-specific online safety checklists to guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices. There’s a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world.
“It can be hard to know how to talk to your child about online safety. From setting up parental controls to advice on sexting, online games and video apps, we can help you to understand the risks and keep your child safe.”
Parent Info offers help and advice for families in a digital world. Parent Info is a collaboration between Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP, providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations.
UK Safer Internet Centre is a place where you can find online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.
The NSPCC have updated their #ShareAware campaign with new resources to enable parents and carers to ‘untangle’ the online world and to help them to teach the children to be ‘Share Aware’, for parents/carers of children aged 8-12
The campaign focuses on the need to talk to children about online safety, much like we do “real” world safety such as crossing the road, bullying and speaking to strangers. There is a selection of new resources available which schools and settings might wish to share with their community.
Smartphone, Controls & Settings Guide. Android smartphones have parental controls for the Play store but not on the device itself. These allow you to set the maturity level of apps and set a PIN code for purchases.