Cllr Sweeney highlights cyberbullying

A motion on heightening awareness of the dangers of cyberbullying was brought to the IVEA Congress by Laois VEC Chairperson Cllr Mary Sweeney.

A motion on heightening awareness of the dangers of cyberbullying was brought to the IVEA Congress by Laois VEC Chairperson Cllr Mary Sweeney.

A new booklet on the subject, produced as a joint initiative between the Office for Internet Safety, the National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE), O2 and Barnardos, has just been published.

The booklet intends to increase awareness of all aspects of cyberbullying in the new media world and to help parents and their children understand the often confusing issues and tools which are being used for this behaviour.