Cyber Safety for School Children

A Case Study in the Nelson Mandela Metropolis
  • Johan van Niekerk
  • Kerry-Lynn Thomson
  • Rayne Reid
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 406)


Protecting the youth against the dangers posed by cyber space has become a matter of national priority. Parents often lack the necessary cyberspace know-how, to teach their own children how to be safe online. It has thus become the responsibility of society at large to educate the youth. This paper reports on a cyber safety poster creation campaign in the Nelson Mandela Metropolis in South Africa.


School Child Primary School Child Poster Entry Secondary School Child Online Bully 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johan van Niekerk
    • 1
  • Kerry-Lynn Thomson
    • 1
  • Rayne Reid
    • 1
  1. 1.Nelson Mandela Metropolitan UniversitySouth Africa

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