Creating a safe gaming environment for children
Tips and strategies for creating a safe gaming environment for children and young people.
The benefits of playing online games
Playing games can be good for you! There are social, emotional and cognitive benefits for playing video games and online games.
Controlling your privacy settings in social media
Social media channels are where you connect, chat and celebrate with your family and friends. Stay in control of your social media by choosing what things you share, and who gets to see them.
Gaming can help young people learn important skills
Playing and making games can help children and young people to develop important skills like coding, problem solving and creativity.
Using technology in schools – your rights and responsibilities
In order to ensure that all students and teachers in public schools can be provided with safe, secure and quality access to the internet, the NSW Department of Education expects all staff and students to understand and abide by the Student Use of Digital Devices and Online Services policy.
Resource - You are the new gatekeeper of the news
Everyone has the responsibility to be a discerning consumer of news.
How chat, texting and messaging can keep us connected
Staying in touch with friends and family is now easier than ever before. Young people are using online communication to build friendships, share their lives and work together.
How your social media posts can impact your children
A healthy attitude to social media is not just for children, it is for all of us. You can model the positive online behaviours you want to see in your children.
Managing screen time
Managing the amount of time children and young people spend in front of a screen is a concern that many parents and teachers share. Set reasonable expectations for the amount of time your child or young person is spending in front of a screen, and for the type and quality of that screen time.
What do I need to know about in-game chat?
Video games are becoming more social. Players are now able to talk and plan with other players in online games. Here is everything you need to know about in-game chatting.