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

Should online safety be formalised within the education system?

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

Who should have the main responsibility for cyber safety?

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

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

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* 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

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.

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* 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.

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

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

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.

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* 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.

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

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

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

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

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