Ger Brick Internet Safety Talk Oct 6th 2021

Dear parent

 

The school has engaged Ger Brick to host an internet safety talk for parents of our school on October 6th @ 7 p.m. This will be an online event. School is covering the cost of same so there is no charge to parents.

We would encourage all parents in the school to avail of this opportunity as Ger is considered a leading expert in the area of internet safety etc. Details will follow to parents on how to register for this event, closer to the time.

Ger will also host an online children’s workshop with 5th and 6th classes on October 6th. Each of the workshops are 80 – 90 minutes in duration and designed to take place in their normal classroom environment with their class teacher. Topics covered will include how prevalent mobile phone usage is among 5th and 6th class children, apps they may be using like Snapchat, Instagram, Tik Tok, Whatsapp etc. and the potential Cyberbullying incidents or Internet Safety issues that may arise when using apps.

Parental Consent forms are being sent home with 5th and 6th class children.

Information flyer attached.

Kind Regards Mary Cleary

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