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Sexting a growing concern

A sexting episode can be among the most difficult topics for teens to talk about with parents and teachers, according to Tracy Adams, CEO at yourtown/Kids Helpline. But early education about cyber-safety can provide young people with greater confidence to discuss the issue if the need arises.

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Video: Online safety in the digital age

eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant talks about the prevalence of cyberbullying and how schools can support students to interact safely and positively online, highlighting a number of resources available to educators to help spread this message to students.

Taking action against cyberbullying

Cyberbullying can have a serious effect on those involved, with the potential to impact on a student’s social, psychological and even physical wellbeing. But what are some of the warning signs that a student is being cyberbullied and what measures can we take to help prevent it?

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