Parental Checklist

What Can You Do?

Parents' Checklist

  • Take an active interest in what your children are doing online
  • Keep a record of your child’s accounts and passwords for sites and check them if you are concerned
  • Check your Internet history if you suspect your child has been on sites that are not suitable
  • Limit approved Web sites and hours spent online
  • Use Parental Control Software to limit the websites your child can visit 
  • Set high security settings on Browsers and Safe Search settings on Search Engines
  • Use Kiddle or Swiggle for searching the Internet
  • Talk to your child about protecting private/personal information (name, phone number, address, passwords, videos and photos)
  • Encourage your children to speak to you if they see anything that upsets them online
  • Children should know never to meet up with anyone they have met online without a trusted adult present
  • Stick to the fun and positive sides of the Internet!

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