Keeping kids safe online
Gooseberry Planet is using gaming technology to help children learning about internet safety. In the course of a familiar game, children are exposed to online issues requiring a response such as meeting strangers, bullying, grooming and sexual exploitation. Children love playing games and GP is a fun way to present internet safety situations to them. The Apps facilitates the participation of parents and teachers to discuss with their children/students the issues raised in the game and to monitor their reactions to the situations. Internet safety being Personal, Social, Health Economic (PSHE) education in schools, but many schools don’t know how to teach the subject. Gooseberry School has a number of Apps for schools, which will facilitate the intervention of teachers and parents.