Cyber Security for Children and Young Adults

National Parents Council post primary have been invited by Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs to make a written submission on the topic of Cyber Security for Children and Young Adults which the Committee are currently considering.
We are inviting you to be a part of this submission by answering the following questions.  Responses must be completed by 15th October as the submission must be made by 20th October

* 1. Should online safety be formalised within the education system?

* 2. Who should have the main responsibility for cyber safety?

* 3. What is your main concern as a parent in relation to your children being online - Please rank in order 1 -6 with six being the of the most concern

* 4. What are the current challenges facing parents today as regards protecting their children online? Please rank from 1-6 with 6 being the most challenging.

* 5. What education should be given to parents? Please select one or all answers

* 6. What are the unique challenges that cyber-bullying represents for parents as opposed to traditional bullying? Rank from 1 - 6 with 6 being of the most concern.

* 7. What can be done to encourage parents to monitor their children’s online activity?

* 8. What do you feel would be the best option to promote your child's safety online?