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Find out about all the great work we are doing, or spend a little longer reading one of our longer read articles on variety of topics.
The Digital Age of Consent: 2 Years Later
THE LONG READ: On the occasion of the second anniversary of the digital age of consent being set in Ireland as 16, professor Brian O’Neill and Cliona Curley, take stock of its impact on children and asks if anything has fundamentally changed since its introduction. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect across Europe two years ago on May 25th, 2018 and brought the issue of children’s personal data to the fore. The GDPR introduced for the first time in the European Union special privacy protections for children. Children were identified in the GDPR as “vulnerable individuals” meriting “special protection”…
Free Digital Media Literacy Course
REGISTER NOW! Do you work with children and young people? Then our free DEVELOPING DIGITAL…Read More
We wouldn’t allow it offline, so why put children in online danger?
We must regularly supervise our children’s online activity in an atmosphere of trust, writes Alex Cooney…Read More
CyberSafeKids & National Parents Council Launch ‘Same Rules Apply’ Campaign
50% of children surveyed said they ‘spend too much time online’ 30% of children…Read More
CyberSafeKids appoint new Chair
We are delighted to announce the appointment of John Fitzsimons as the new Chair of…Read More
First CyberChampion School in Ireland!
St. Finian’s National School, Dillonstown in Co. Louth is the first school in Ireland…Read More
When I grow up…
What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s an age-old question almost…Read More
Gambling & Video Games
GAMBLING THROUGH VIDEO GAMES Back in 2019 I highlighted the potential harms children could experience…Read More