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QPS Home Agreements

Going back to school is a great time to revisit your home internet use and how your child will use smart devices and App privileges. Remember to review parental controls, App age ratings and terms of use, so you can make parental strategies specific to the needs of your child.

Consider how your family uses devices in the home and the screen time suitable to your child’s age. The recommended time for teenagers is 2 hours a day. This is separate from educational use. Consider what can we do as parents to meaningfully engage with our children about online screen time. Here are a few tips from the eSafety Commissioner: