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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

Different Forms Of Cyberbullying & How To Detect Them

It’s not uncommon for people to perceive rude or mean behaviour as bullying. There is, however, an important distinction between accidental or isolated meanness, and willful and ongoing cruelty towards others.

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Bad Ergonomics Is A Real Pain In The Neck

The overwhelming majority of Australian schools embrace technologies such as tablets and computers within the school curriculum.

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Children & Technology | Addressing Top Parent Concerns

You switch on the evening news and the feature story is dedicated to condemning some new app you haven’t heard of.

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Tips For Teaching Your Child About Digital Resilience

In the broadest possible terms, resilience is the ability to ‘bounce back’ from an upsetting or stressful situation.

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Why Do Children Bully Other Children Online?

Anti-bullying initiatives have been around for as long as bullying has, yet it still remains a globally pervasive issue. So, why do children bully?

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How To Talk About Mental Health & Wellbeing With Your Teen

The Internet - specifically social media - has contributed to a major spike in teen mental health issues.

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What Is A Digital Tattoo & Why Does It Matter?

“What if Andy Warhol had it wrong, and instead of being famous for 15 minutes, we're only anonymous for that long?” - Juan Enriquez.

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The Momo Game: Understanding Risk Factors

Momo is the latest viral trend to be connected with teen suicides and risk-taking behaviours by local and international media outlets.

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Effects Of Negative Body Image On Young People

While poor body image is an ‘equal opportunity offender’ which doesn’t discriminate between genders, it has historically been associated with being more of a women’s issue.

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Encouraging Children To Embrace The Joy of Missing Out

“We are always haunted by the myth of our potential, of what we might have it in ourselves to be or do… We share our lives with the people we...

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5 Things To Do If Your Child Sees Hate Speech On Social Media

It often seems as though the Internet’s best features are also its worst. Take, for example, the fact that it’s widely accessible and enables people from all walks of life...

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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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