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Education and the future

Why everyone should learn to code

Simon Humphreys of Computing at School explains why coding is cool

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Health and wellbeing

Cyberbullying: practical advice for parents VIDEO

Cyberbullying

Alex Holmes, the Diana Award anti-bullying programme manager, was previously a victim of bullying and now runs the anti-bullying ambassadors programme. In this video, he explains what cyberbullying is, why it hurts - and what you can do about it.

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Health and wellbeing

Body confidence: how parents can help

Teens and body image
How parents can help children and young people boost body confidence and self-esteem
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Health and wellbeing

Healthy body image in children: what parents can do

Body image

Top tips for parents on helping to boost your child’s self-esteem and body image

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Health and wellbeing

Screen time: do family habits affect childhood obesity?

Is eating in front of a screen bad news for your child's health? Research shows it might be. Here’s what you can do

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Health and wellbeing

Bullying: a parent's guide. What if my child is bullying another child?

helping hand

Scotland's anti-bullying service, Respect Me, offers parents advice on how to help children caught up in bullying behaviour online or off

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on YouTube

YouTube

YouTube's SafetyMode allows parents to restrict the content their children see. Here's our quick guide to setting it up

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Parenting

Staying connected: 4 ways the online world can help families going through divorce

Divorce advice for kids after Brangelina split

Useful online tools to help with organisation and communication if you are a separated or divorced parent

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Relationships and sex

NCA-CEOP's video: talking about pornography

Porn button

VIDEO: It can be a hideously embarrassing subject to talk to your child about porn. Professor Tanya Byron, Dr Linda Papadopolous and other experts offer tips for opening non-awkward discussions

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Health and wellbeing

Mood-altering substances – everything you need to know

Maryon Stewart, founder of the Angelus Foundation (now Mentor UK), offers her expert advice on how to talk to your child about legal and illegal substances that may alter their mood or behaviour

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Relationships and sex

Talking to your teenager about consent

Talk about consent

Advice and tips on understanding what consent means.

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Games, apps and tech

VPNs: What are Virtual Private Networks?

A parent's guide to Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) from NCA-CEOP’s Leah Buck

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