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Free Parenting Event Tackling Technology

Howick College is committed to inspiring a community of passionate learners. We strive to ensure all students are supported to be passionate and successful learners through a safe physical and emotional environment. This year we are hosting, in collaboration with the Parenting Place, a series of free evening presentations.


We are excited to announce the first of these presentations, Tackling Technology on Tuesday 26 June, 7.00-8.30pm in the Bill Dimery Performing Arts Centre.


If you would like tools, tips and strategies on how to support your child with managing social media, online bullying, gaming addiction, inappropriate content and parental controls, then this presentation is for you.


Some of the material they will cover includes:

Young People - an insight into the world of a young person

  • Technology they use and insights they give
  • How to deal with sexting
  • 'What if' conversations

Parent Concerns - gaming addiction

  • What your young person wants you to know
  • How you can help your young person
  • Family rules


Inappropriate Content

  • Effects on the brain
  • Filtering software
  • Parental Controls


Parenting Tips

  • Contracts
  • Voicing expectations
  • Being involved

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