Tips for supporting your teenager
Parents have told us that technology - and how their teenager’s use it - is one of their biggest concerns. To learn more about the benefits and risks of technology and how to support your teenager to use technology in a balanced and safe way, read our fact sheet on Technology and teenagers. Or see below for some top tips on what you can do to help your teenager manage technology. Everyone is different so it’s best to try a few strategies and see which ones work best for your family.
Should I be worried my teen is making friends online?
With your teen spending so much time online, they're probably meeting and making new friends.
Managing your family's screen time
Learn some tips for how to do a family screen audit in preparation to set some technology rules.
How to talk to your teenager about sexting
Your teen probably knows about sexting, but doesn't have all the facts. Here's some tips for talking to them about sexting.
Talking to your teenager about pornography
Talking to your child about porn may be awkward, but it’s a conversation you need to have.
Help your teenager take a break from technology
Help your teenager slow down and switch-off with these tips for tech-life balance.
Dealing with disturbing content
From Netflix to YouTube, we give you the tools to approach disturbing content with your teenager.
Using technology responsibly
Teach your teenager to use technology responsibly so they can be safe and well online.