Information Evening: “Facebook, Cyber Bullying and other On-line Concerns” Wednesday 6th March 2013

February 20th, 2013

The Newpark PTA are pleased to invite you to an Information Evening on Wednesday 6th March 2013 at 8:00pm in the Hunter Theatre.

“Facebook, Cyber Bullying and other On-line Concerns”

Presented by: AMANDA CHAMBERS

The talk aims to get the audience to understand the challenges new technology has brought to the job of parenting without feeling overwhelmed by it.

Overview

•           The Internet – The good the bad and the reality

•           Parents’ major concerns

•           Cyber bullying

•           Facebook Do’s & Don’ts

•           Privacy Is an Issue

•           Best Practises

•           Netiquette

•           Useful Resources

About Amanda Chambers

Although Amanda Chambers has a degree in Computer Science from TCD and began her career in software development and ICT training, for the last 3 years she has been specialising in the impact of Social Media and the Internet on young people and their parents. Amanda is also a fully trained volunteer for Parentline, which is a confidential helpline for parents and guardians. As part of her work there she runs parenting courses that were developed by Dr. John Sharry.  Also, she is a parent to teenagers.

Even if you know all about Facebook, Cyber Bullying, please come along and join in the discussion!

Admission is free and the talk will be followed by tea and coffee.

Thanks

Newpark Comprehensive School PTA

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