Are you 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗱𝗶𝗴𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 in a world you didn’t grow up in?
Perhaps your son plays Fortnite or watches YouTube clips?
Perhaps your daughter adores TikTok or Instagram?
As parents, we need to use technology to our advantage, and take back control of our children’s digital spaces.
𝗜𝗳 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗼𝘂𝘁, and you are battling to manage your child’s screen time, you have to attend this event!
➼ 𝗢𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴, 𝟱 𝗠𝗮𝘆, 𝗮𝘁 𝟭𝟳:𝟯𝟬, 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗛𝗶𝗴𝗵 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗶𝘀 𝗵𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀’ 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗘𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝗰𝗸𝗰𝗿𝗼𝗳𝘁, 𝗮 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗱𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁, 𝗱𝗶𝗴𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝘀𝗸𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 & 𝗿𝗲𝗽𝘂𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗰𝗼𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗼𝗳 𝗚𝗾𝗲𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗵𝗮-𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗦𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗦𝗺𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘀.
In an endeavour to improve the entire digital landscape of the Union and Graaff-Reinet community for our kids, the event will be 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗮𝗳𝗳-𝗥𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘁 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴.
Topics that will be covered with parents include:
• A parent’s role: Monitoring & Mentoring
• Harmful content
• Pornography & addiction
• Online predators
• Filtering software
• Safe Gaming
• Social Media
• Sexting & Cyberbullying
• Setting boundaries & digital citizenship
• Being a digital role model
The evening forms part of a 𝗗𝗶𝗴𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘇𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸 that will be held at Union from 3 to 6 May, where learners will be engaged in a 4-day long interactive, fun, learning experience, during which they will be coached in managing screen time, digital life skills, cyber safety and everything else a netizen needs to know to make smart choices in cyberspace.
𝘞𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘴𝘤𝘢𝘱𝘦 𝘢 𝘣𝘦𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘯𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘻𝘦𝘯𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘰𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘳𝘰𝘸 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘴𝘰 𝘦𝘹𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘚𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘚𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴!
➼ 𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝘁: bit.ly/screensmartsparentsevening
(𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘁𝘀: 𝗥𝟱𝟬.)
𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗹𝘀𝗼 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗠𝘀 𝗘𝗹𝘀𝗲𝗯𝗲 𝗠𝗼𝗼𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗛𝗶𝗴𝗵 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹’𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝘆𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝗻 𝗗𝗼𝗻𝗸𝗶𝗻 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲𝘁.