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Education and the future

A parent's guide to gender stereotypes

Gender stereotypes could affect girls and boys' job prospects in the future. Here's how parents can help

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Parenting

What is a digital tattoo?

A tattoo is permanent, much like the information we post online. NCA-CEOP gives its top tips on making sure your child's online reputation is just as good as their offline one

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on YouTube

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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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Relationships and sex

Online dating and teens

Advice for parents from NCA-CEOP about online dating sites for teens. Should you be worried?

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Health and wellbeing

Parents are from earth, teens are from a galaxy far, far away

Your biddable child has turned into a temperamental teen. It’s easy to feel they might as well be living on a distant planet for all the sense you’re making to one another.

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Games, apps and tech

How do I know if social media posts are sponsored?

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Dr. Eva A. van Reijmersdal and Dr. Esther Rozendaal share their insight on how to spot paid-for social media posts.

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Games, apps and tech

Live streaming: what parents need to know

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The risks and opportunities that children face when using live streaming social media apps including Live.me

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Games, apps and tech

Connected toys: not just child’s play

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Advice for parents on the security risks of smart toys that talk to the internet – and perhaps other people you don’t want them to

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Parenting

Digital resilience: a parent's guide

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But what exactly is digital resilience? And what can we do as parents to help our children develop it?

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Health and wellbeing

Emerging financial independence and the risks of gambling

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Find out more about how you can help young people manage their money and understand gambling-related risks.

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Safety and settings

What are parental controls and how can they help children stay safe online?

Filters and parental controls won't keep your children safe online, but they are a useful first line of defence. Here's what parents need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Getting young people involved in volunteering

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The internet can help and encourage young people to help others. Here's how your child can get involved in voiunteering

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