Australian kids among the most cybersafe in the world

CybersafetyAccording to an article in the Herald Sun, Australian kids are among the most cybersafe in the world.

They also log on to the internet at a younger age than their European counterparts.

The article quotes from a report carried out by the Australian Research Council, called AU Kids Online.

Australian kids will generally go online for the first time just before their eighth birthday. Yet despite generally being cybersafe, an alarming number of children are still posting photos of themselves online, particularly girls.

It shows that we all need to keep the good work going.

About Gavin May

Gavin May is a parent at Ivanhoe Grammar School and formerly the Director of ICT. www.icybersafe.com is aimed at helping parents live in a connected world, where the internet is central to much of what we do, and certainly much of what our children do. The easy option is to just block it - the better option is to get involved and stay informed.
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