As part of their services, North Connaught Youth & Community Services are offering workshops on Internet Safety, Cyberbullying and Online Education to young people and their parents.
Young people are growing up online and need the skills to keep themselves safe as well becoming responsible Internet users for life.
Workshops are aimed at keeping young people safe and ensuring they are aware of the dangers when using social networking sites such as Youtube, Facebook, Bebo, Twitter. The workshops are interactive, informative and fun using discussion, youtube clips, quizzes, word searches.
For parents keeping up with the latest new media technologies can seem like playing catch-up with their children. The parents workshop will help explain what are the online dangers and how to prevent their children being exposed to unnecessary dangers and also covers Cyberbullying and the best way to respond to it. (See below for more details)
If you would like to avail of the services or need further information on any of the programmes/workshops, contact: Anne Brennan or Catherine McCann, North Connaught Youth Services, Rockwood Parade, Sligo Tel: 071 9144150
Each workshop is designed to suit individual group needs and are tailored to meet needs of different age groups.WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
How to keep yourself, your family and friends safe online
Types of Cyberbully and What to do about it
Responsible Behaviour Online.
Sharing & Creating Safe Passwords
Using Personal Details & Images online and the long term affects
Privacy Settings & Social Network Websites
Finding Help and SupportWORKSHOPS FOR PARENTS
For parents keeping up with the latest new media technologies can seem like playing catch-up with their children.
The workshops will explain:
What is a social-networking website?
What are the main risks when using them?
Steps to stay safer online
Cyberbullying – What to do about it and how to respond
Internet Rules Parents should have for young people
Where to get Help and Support