How to be your child’s online educator (even when you feel out of your depth)

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 15 August 2017

7 mins

Parents need to step up and help guide their children online. This is the message from eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant and Associate Professor Amanda Third from the Digital Social and Cultural Research at Western Sydney University in part three of our Safety Net Series; helping you navigate life online with your family.

Amanda and Julie make note that the task of educitng our kids about tech culture this doesn’t have to be as onerous, or as challenging, as the technophobes among us might think.

If you’d like to learn more, check out the Office’s iParent portal here.

You can listen to the complete Safety Net series here.

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