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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

The Negative Effects Of Social Media On Teens

The teenage brain has confounded parents for generations. Nowadays, with the lives of most teenagers so heavily enmeshed in social media, it’s even harder for parents to know what’s truly...

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How To Avoid Too Much Screen Time This Christmas

The holiday season is a great time for families to take time out of their busy school and work schedules and reconnect with one another.

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Anxiety And Depression In Teens | Is Social Media To Blame?

The stress of adult-life often has us pining for the more simple and idyllic lives we led as children.

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The Hot Or Not App | Who's Rating Your Child?

The Hot or Not app is a social networking app that encourages users to rate the attractiveness of other users based on their photos.

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Cyberbullying Laws Australia 2017 - What You Need To Know

As its consequences grow increasingly dire for young Australians, cyberbullying has become a major concern for parents of school-aged children.

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The Positive Effects Of Social Media On Teenagers

Social media has become interwoven into the fabric of contemporary adolescence. Young people rely heavily on social media for communication, interaction, and the dissemination of information.

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Sarahah App Review | Anonymous Dangers Facing Your Kids

In July 2017, the Sarahah app was the most frequently downloaded free app in Australia. Originally designed as a platform for employees to provide anonymous feedback to their employers, Sarahah...

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How to Prevent Cyberbullying | Practical Advice For Parents

Cyberbullying is a pervasive issue in contemporary society and has, therefore, become a hot topic of conversation amongst parents.

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Social Media Safety For Kids | Top Tips For Parents

The internet is both a hugely beneficial learning resource for children and also a place where a parent’s biggest fears and anxieties reside.

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Constant Harassment | The Long Term Effects of Cyberbullying

As parents, we will go to great lengths to protect our children from harm. Many of us enact restrictions on the things that they can witness, consume, or participate in,...

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Cyber Safety for Kids: Avoiding the Dangers of the Digital World

The Internet has given new meaning to ‘stranger’ and ‘friend. Where do children meet online strangers and how can the potential risks be mitigated?

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Blocking and Banning is Not the Answer

It feels as though the Internet has been around for ever doesn’t it, and yet it’s only 25 years old. Sometimes it feels like another universe, one I call Cyberia.

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