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Parents

Holidays and the Internet: How to keep your children safe online

Summer school holidays in South African are upon us and this means extended leisure time for all school learners. During school holidays, some children are left home alone while parents are out working. In these instances, it becomes very hard for parents to keep an eye on their children; the amount of time they spend […]

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Educators

What Online Risks Can Young People Face?

CONDUCT Children may be at risk because of their own behaviour, for example, by sharing too much information. • Children need to be aware of the impact that their online activity can have on both themselves and other people, and the digital footprint that they create on the internet. Young people may share too much […]

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Educators

Common Forms of Cyberbullying

Flaming and Trolling – sending or posting hostile messages intended to “inflame” the emotions of others Happy-Slapping – recording someone being harassed or bullied in a way that usually involves physical abuse, then posting the video online for public viewing Identity Theft/Impersonation – stealing someone’s password and/or hijacking their online accounts to send or post […]