Digital Wellbeing

Digital well-being is about making the best uses of digital technology and about integrating digital technology into family life in ways that are meaningful and promote individual family values.

Digital Literacy a combination of technological capacities, intellectual competencies, and ethical, social, and behavioural practices. Digital literacy rests upon three building blocks: the skills and ability to use digital tools and applications, the capacity to critically understand digital media tools and content, and the knowledge and expertise to create and communicate with digital technology

Key Questions

What opportunities or challenges do parents face when digital technology impacts their parenting (practices and style)?

How can digital technology and digital literacy be integrated positively into family life and parenting?

How parents can balance the risks and opportunities they see accompanying digital technology?

What strategies can parents employ for mitigating risks and actualising opportunities for their children?

What do parents need to consider their own uses of digital technology and the impact on their children?

How can parents have meaningful conversations with their children about their safe, respectful and responsible uses of digital technology?

BE INFORMED

hbspt.cta.load(3907305, 'f7284444-987f-44f7-ad07-ad8ebfb96c28', {}); Discover the extensive Family Insights online parenting advice centre. The Australian online safety company Family Insights Knowledge Centre provides parents with expert advice and research-backed knowledge into children, technology and the Internet from over 200 international resources, child psychologists and online safety experts. Including the voice of their globally recognised in-house online safety and digital citizenship expert Robyn Treyvaud, Family Insights is continuing their approach to online safety which is anchored in trust, honest communication and ongoing family education. The Knowledge Centre helps address the concerns and questions parents, guardians, careers and educators have, while also reassuring them that it is possible to keep families and children safe online without blocking and isolating content.  “When it comes to cyber safety, knowledge serves as a child’s best defence against online threats,” Ms Treyvaud said. “But with so much information out there, how do you know what's current and what works? This is why we created this resource. So parents can access credible information and advice at their fingertips.”   The Knowledge Centre has extensive resources for families including blog posts, research articles and e-books on timely and noteworthy topics.  Visit the Family Insights Knowledge Centre.

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