Barry Lee Cummings is the co-founder of Beat The Cyberbully initiative which provides education, awareness and training on online and mobile topics to children and young people and those who interact with them to promote safe, responsible and inspiring online communications. Barry has been working to increase the level of awareness and education for students, parents, and teachers on the subjects of Cybersafety, Cyberbullying prevention, Cybersecurity and online reputation in the UK, Ireland and the UAE since 2012.
He has been doing sessions in some of the most reputable schools in Dubai such as DESS, DIA, Dubai College, JESS, GEMS Wellington, JBS, King's Schools, North London Collegiate School, Nord Anglia, and Repton to name a few.
This workshop is Barry’s Parent Training module and will cover the following which is a big remit and aim to help all those who attend:
-Your child's online reputation matters
-The generational divide / Bridging the gap in communications
-Physiological stages of development and the digital impact
-Understanding young peoples online socialisation: Benefits and risks of popular, new and emerging technologies
-Social engineering / Grooming /Extortion /Coercion /Cyber security
-Platforms and features to be aware of
-Recommended software, privacy and safety settings
-Reducing vulnerability and building resilience in children and young people online
-Empowering young people to overcome digital issues
-Promoting positive use