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Meet Generation Alpha

Meet Generation Alpha: the first generation to be born into a complex, always-connected world, where the distinctions between “online” and “offline” are almost meaningless. Parenting these kids raises new challenges for mums and dads. How to be a leader when your children are facing a digital future that’s impossible to fully understand?

 
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"If you can mention it, you can manage it"

“If you can mention it, you can manage it.”

 
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Kids are obsessed with TikTok. So are predators.

Instagram and Snapchat are sooo 2019. Today it’s all about TikTok, the Beijing-based streaming app that has upwards of 500 million active users. Problem is, kids aren't the only ones who can’t keep away.

 
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When back to school means back to screens

For more and more Aussie kids, this year’s back-to-school backpack will include a school-mandated device - and more and more of their classroom time will be spent on a screen. How concerned should we be?

 
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#truestory - or fake news?

A shocking pic of a 4-year-old forced to sleep on the floor of an over-crowded local hospital sparked a social media storm last week. But was it real or just another case of fake news going viral?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | cyberbullying | wellbeing | mental health | empathy | kindness
Experts' top tips for a kinder internet

Trolling. Cyberbullying. Revenge porn. Violence. Hate speech. Sometimes it seems the internet has turned empathy into an endangered species.

 
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Are screens a mental health risk at your child's school?

If BYOD and 1:1 device policies are in place - as they are in nearly every school across Australia - the answer is most likely ‘yes.’

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | in app purchases | cyberbullying | grooming | digital parenting | online chat
Eavesdropping on online chat: What your child is really hearing, and why it matters

Parents of today’s generation are facing a disadvantage when it comes to technology...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | cyberbullying | emotions | emotional literacy
The most important lesson your child is NOT learning at school today

Should teaching our kids the ABCs of human emotion join maths, English, science and history as core subjects?

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