Summer has certainly moved in on us.
For those of us doing a “stay” at home holiday, or even if you have booked to go away – remember the internet can be used anywhere.
As a result we need to stay aware, and check what the young people you live with are looking at.
If you think you need to get up to speed on what is happening “on-line”
There is training available, with a new date in September, which you can find on the Gateway.
All of our online accounts – from banking to social media – hold personal information that if shared could be used.
Children and young people should have the opportunity to explore why they should keep their personal information secure.
If you need ideas about how to help or support young people when they are online, there is various support and advice you can access.
There is also a short you tube clip – 5 ways to stay safe
Enjoy the summer – if you have a concern – talk to someone.
To coin a new song by Kylie Minogue “SAY SOMETHING”
Never assume that someone else will pick up the phone or write that e-mail