Digital Parenting 

Help your family live a better digital life

For many families, it can be hard to keep pace with the rapid advances in tech, devices, apps and the ways young people are using them.

 Digital Parenting gives parents the knowledge and tools they need to have important conversations with their children about the digital world - so families can get the most out of it and navigate it safely.

Digital Parenting is a resource by the Vodafone Foundation UK charity 1089625 and digital family experts, Parent Zone.

#Goldilocks: A fairytale for the digital age

Download our #Goldilocks e-book - a great way to teach children about responsible social media use.

 

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Digital safety and wellbeing

Get up to speed on the latest online issues facing young people.

 

Live a better digital life

Skills, tips and advice to help the whole family thrive in today’s digital world.

 

Visit the Digital Parenting magazine archive

Take a look at past issues of our Digital Parenting magazine in PDF format. Each issue covers a range of topics, from cyberbullying and parental controls to gaming and peer pressure.

 

Digital Parenting resources

If you are interested in any of the topics covered in Vodafone Digital Parenting, you can find additional information and advice from these organisations.

 

Parent Info

For more information about internet safety in general, Parent Info is a free parent information service which provides information on a range of different topics including online security, social media, apps and games.

The website is a collaboration between Parent Zone and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command of the National Crime Agency (NCA-CEOP), and aims to inform parents about a range of issues that have been amplified by the internet.

Visit the Parent Info website

 

Internet Matters

Internet Matters is a non-profit organisation devoted to keeping children safe when using technology. On its site you can find information related to various specific issues facing children in the digital age (e.g. internet pornography, cyberbullying, radicalisation and more).

Internet Matters also provides parent guides for the latest apps and games, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to set up parental controls on devices and games consoles.

Go to the Internet Matters website

 

Thinkuknow

Thinkuknow is a free information service developed by NCA-CEOP to educate children, young people, parents and teachers about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

It offers access to numerous articles and videos that shed light on the ways online predators exploit children, and what people can do in response.

Go to the Thinkuknow website