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10th June 2021, 13:52

Get Safe Online campaign aimed at children and parents offers free virtual seminars 

A number of free online seminars on how children can stay safe while playing online games are being organised this month.

It follows concerns by parents and guardians that children are spending too much time online as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

As a result, the Royal Gibraltar Police has teamed up with the UK’s Get Safe Online campaign to help promote the initiative.

According to Get Safe Online, around seven in ten children aged 5 to 15 regularly played games online in 2020.

Katy Docker spoke to Detective Chief Inspector Paul Chipolina. 

The event will consist of three one-hour webinars, with a question and answer session, each tailored for parents of children of different age groups.

Thursday 17 June, 10am-11am: parents & guardians with children 2–12yrs

Thursday 24 June, 10am-11am: parents & guardians with children aged 12–15yrs

Wednesday 30 June, 10am-11am: parents & guardians with children aged 15-18yrs

For more information on the webinars can be found here.