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#BeKindOnline Webinar Series for Teachers & Parents

08-February-21
#BeKindOnline Webinar Series for Teachers & Parents

To mark Safer Internet Day, the Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, the Department of Justice and the Irish Safer Internet Centre will launch the #BeKindOnline Webinar Series on Tuesday, 9 February at 2pm.

Launch Event

Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, will deliver the opening remarks to launch Safer Internet Day 2021 before commencing Coco’s Law, or the Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill.

Professor Brian O’Neill (member of the National Advisory Council for Online Safety) will then host a panel discussion with the Irish Safer Internet Centre partners, including:

  • Chief Executive of ISPCC Childline, John Church;
  • CEO of the National Parents Council Primary, Áine Lynch;
  • Project Officer of Webwise (PDST Technology in Education), Jane McGarrigle; and
  • Chief Executive of Hotline.ie, Ana Niculescu

#BeKindOnline Webinar Series

As part of Safer Internet Day 2021, the Irish Safer Internet Centre will host a series of free online safety webinars for parents and educators.

All webinars are free to attend simply register via the links below

TEACHER TRAINING

Empowering students to build digital resilience and manage their online wellbeing

When: Thursday 11th February 7.30pm – 8.15pm

About: As we rely on technology more than ever to help us educate, work, and stay connected, empowering children and young people to safely and responsibly navigate the online world has never been more important. Hosted by Webwise; the Irish Internet Safety Awareness centre, this information session will highlight key online safety resources for schools and educators. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, explore ways to help students manage their online wellbeing and get practical advice on online safety education.

Audience: This webinar is for teachers, educators, school leaders and education stakeholders.

PARENT WEBINARS

Empowering Healthy Online Behaviour in Teenagers

When: Tuesday, 9th February 7.30pm-8.15pm

Guest Speaker: Dr Nicola Fox Hamilton, cyberpsychology researcher, member of the Cyberpsychology Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton and lectures in Cyberpsychology and Psychology in IADT, Dun Laoghaire.

Audience: This webinar is for parents/guardians of teenagers.

Empowering Healthy Online Behaviour in Younger Children

When: Wednesday, 10th February 7.30pm-8.15pm

Guest Speaker: Mark Smyth, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Audience: This webinar is for parents/guardians of younger children.

The #BeKindOnline Webinar series is brought to you by the Irish Safer Internet Centre (SIC).

The Irish SIC is a partnership of four leading organisations with a mission to make the Internet a better place for children and young people, under the coordination of Cybercrime, Department of Justice.

The programme partners include:

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