Chatterbox

The informal nature of Chatterbox provides parents with a fresh, new and jargon-free perspective on cybersafety issues.Chatterbox aims to empower parents to approach eSafety issues with confidence and increase understanding of the main online safety issues children experience.

Episode 1

Selfies and Someone-Elsies

The first episode of the Chatterbox series explores some of the risky behaviours young people can engage in while online and offers tips on how to manage some of the most common parenting challenges in the online world.

 

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Episode 2

Tots, Teens and In-Betweens

Has the digital world changed childhood forever or will kids always be kids regardless of changing environments? Chatterbox ponders where technology fits with the trials and tribulations of growing up.

 

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Episode 3

Trolling, Tagging and Bagging

This episode explores the potential for harm if social media is misused and the need for young people to be aware of the rules and etiquette principles that apply to digital interactions.

 

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Episode 4

The Internet's Underbelly

The digital world has made pornography accessible, anonymous and affordable, but for young people it can be damaging and disturbing. This episode focuses on accessing age-inappropriate content and unwanted contact.

 

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Episode 5

Screentime and Downtime

Kids now consume many hours of screen time a day and it can become excessive or compulsive and interfere with their physical, mental and social health. This episode explores the idea of a healthy balance of offline and online time.

 

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Episode 6

Digital Rights versus Digital Wrongs

Young people are still developing their self-regulation skills. In this episode we explore the tools and knowledge needed to deal with ethical situations online.

 

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Episode 7

Parental Control Tools

In this episode we talk about parental control tools, their benefits, their limits and how they can help you manage your children’s online time.

 

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Episode 8

Blurred Lines

Who has responsibility for a child's eSafety education? In this episode we look at the blurred lines between parenting, teaching, protecting and communicating with your children in the digital age.

 

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Episode 9

Cyberbullying

Figuring out what to do if your child has experienced cyberbullying can be daunting. We've simplified the information down to the four main things you should know.

 

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