Digital Resilience Toolkit

Advice to help children become more resilient online

Just like teaching a child to ride a bike or cross the road, digital resilience is another way to highlight the need to help children cope with whatever the online world throws at them.

Together with our expert ambassador Dr. Linda Papadopoulus, we’ve created a number of age-specific resources to get you started.

Toolkit: Supporting 6 – 10 year olds

Give your child a guiding hand as they start their digital journey online with practical tips to help them build up their understanding of the online world and create a safe space for them to explore.

Dr Linda Papadopoulos offers practical advice on how to support young children as they reach milestone moments on and offline.

Toolkit: Supporting 11-13 year olds

Help your child adjust to the new challenges they may face at this age such as getting their own smartphone or joining a social network for the first time. See the guide for essential things you can do to support them.

Dr Linda Papadopoulos offers practical advice on how to support tweens and teens as they reach milestone moments on and offline.

Toolkit: Supporting 14+ year olds

As they continue to form their online identity and consume more and more online, see tips on how you can stay on top of what they are doing and show support when they need it most.

Dr Linda Papadopoulos offers practical advice on how to support teens as they reach milestone moments on and offline.

What kind of parent are you?

Get an understanding of how you parent to improve the way your child adapts and forms their view of the online world. Take a look at the guide for tips from Dr Linda.

Dr Linda Papadopoulos offers advice on the role parents can play in making sure their child is equipped to manage risks as they connect, create and share online.

Online safety age guides

Whatever their age, we have some practical advice on the steps you can take as a parent to keep them as safe as possible online.

Interactive guide

Start a conversation – get age specific expert tips to help you talk about cyberbullying with children.

Monitoring children’s digital lives

Finding the right time to talk to children about what they do online can be tricky. For Eileen a married mum of two it is particularly difficult as she shares her story.

When things go wrong online

Sharon is a working Mum with four children aged from 10 to 17. Not surprisingly, they talk about the Internet and social media regularly, but Sharon understands first-hand that things can still go wrong!