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Robyn Treyvaud

Head of Education

Robyn Treyvaud is a globally recognised expert in online safety and digital citizenship. She is an educational leader with over 40 years of experience in schools in Australia and has worked in Asia as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) workshop leader.

Robyn is the founder of Cyber Safe Kids, an international organization that assists educators, schools and parent communities to understand and meet the challenges of living and working in the digital world. Cyber Safe Kids works in collaboration with Common Sense Media, (US) the South West Grid for Learning (UK) and Australian governments to train communities to behave safely, think critically and participate responsibly in digital environments. She is a trusted advisor to governments, the media, industry and not for profits, nationally and internationally. Robyn has a profile as an international keynote speaker and is a presenter of a TED talk Navigating Cyberia with a Moral Compass.

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Posts by Robyn Treyvaud

Digital Friendships: Can Internet Friends Be Real Friends?

To most modern parents, the online and offline worlds are decidedly different environments; one represents real life, and the other is simply a digital hub for storing information, sharing images,...

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Zipit: The Anti Sexting App You Should Know About

Technology has become an integral part of modern life, especially for young people who are being raised in a digitally dependent world.

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When Other Parents Don't Respect Your Cyber Safety Rules

Raising digital citizens can be challenging for parents who grew up before the advent of social media, and it doesn’t help when a lot of the advice being given to...

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Helping Kids Understand Gender Stereotypes In A Modern World

Children begin to absorb gender stereotypes from a very young age. These stereotypes, which are informed by society’s ideals and norms, can impact a young person’s freedom to make their...

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Establishing Smartphone Rules For Teens | A Guide For Parents

There’s no doubt that smartphones are having a profound impact on the way young people today communicate and spend their free time [2, 6], with the average Australian child now...

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10 Dangerous Apps for Kids Every Parent Should Know About

With the constant influx of new social media apps available, tackling online safety as a parent and knowing which apps are safe and unsafe for your child or teen can...

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Monkey App Review | The Latest Social Media Craze

The Monkey app is the latest social media craze for parents to worry about. Monkey is a social networking app with a Chatroulette functionality.

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How Does Child Identity Theft Happen & What Can Parents Do About It?

Children and teens are more likely to be victims of identity theft than any other age group.

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How Do You Minimise 'Digital Distractions' In Your Household?

Is multitasking an indispensable modern skill or a habit that damages attention and learning in young people? By 2021, the average Australian household is expected to own over thirty Internet-connected...

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Devious Child Marketing Strategies Every Parent Needs To Know

Young people face a barrage of marketing influences every day [1, 4] with the Internet now a routine part of everyday life [3, 5].

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Whatsapp App Review | Private Mobile Messaging

Whatsapp is a mobile and social messaging service wildly popular among teens, designed to let users exchange unlimited text, audio, photo and video messages and make phone calls for free...

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Raising Emotionally Intelligent Kids In A Modern World | A Guide For Parents

Many psychological experts believe that when we educate children about emotions from a young age, we equip them with vital tools to help them navigate their emotional experiences [5].

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