To mark Safer Internet Day, the Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, the Department of Justice and the Irish Safer Internet Centre will launch the #BeKindOnline Webinar Series on Tuesday, 9 February at 2pm.
Safer internet Day the #BeKindOnline webinar series will host free online safety webinars for parents and educators.
Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, will deliver the opening remarks to launch Safer Internet Day 2021 before commencing Coco’s Law, or the Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill.
Professor Brian O’Neill (member of the National Advisory Council for Online Safety) will then host a panel discussion with the Irish Safer Internet Centre partners, including:
- Chief Executive of ISPCC Childline, John Church;
- CEO of the National Parents Council Primary, Áine Lynch;
- Project Officer of Webwise (PDST Technology in Education), Jane McGarrigle; and
- Chief Executive of Hotline.ie, Ana Niculescu
Free Webinar for Parents:
Empowering Healthy Online Behaviour in Teenagers
When: Tuesday, 9th February 7.30pm-8.15pm
Guest Speaker: Dr Nicola Fox Hamilton, cyberpsychology researcher, member of the Cyberpsychology Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton and lectures in Cyberpsychology and Psychology in IADT, Dun Laoghaire.
Audience: This webinar is for parents/guardians of teenagers.
Register (Free) at: https://www.webwise.ie/trending/bekindonline-webinar-series/