09 June 2017

Raising a responsible digital citizen

​​The level of responsibility placed on those accountable for the care of children and young people has always been tough, but the challenges parents and guardians face in the digital world cannot be underestimated. Never mind the generation gap, now an intergeneration gap is looming between siblings in different age groups when it comes to online experiences and behaviours. With the rapid changes in the digital world, age groups are defined by the App or the social media 'hang outs' being used. Online activity is different between the teens, the tweens and the twenty-somethings! How do we keep the young and vulnerable safe from the dangers and the inappropriateness that are lurking just a screen or two away? Do we teach good habits and offer safety nets, or do we block access and fool ourselves?

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