School students across Queensland are set to return to the classroom next Wednesday and many will do so with a mobile phone.
- Consider whether your child is mature enough to have a phone and whether or not a smartphone is right for them
- Take the opportunity to talk to your child about phone safety and what not to share online
- Set parental controls on the phone and establish boundaries around usage
Safety is one of the reasons why parents are equipping their young children with mobiles, but often the devices come with their own risks.
These cyber safety experts have a couple of tips and warnings for parents with kids who have, or are about to have a mobile phone.
When do you get your child a phone?
It depends on the child, according…