2017

Useful Info

Use the internet to do great things 

  • Vocalid Donate the gift of voice
  • Charity Navigator Your guide to intelligent giving
  • Alison Empower Yourself online with FREE certified learning (discover your true passion)
  • MOOC’s Massive Open Online Courses FREE!
  • Khan Academy You can learn anything for free, for everyone, forever
  • Smart Futures Career stories, videos, free school visits and lots more
  • Transition Year Students Discover your potential and the possibilities @ TYIreland
  • LinkedIn for young people
  • Careers Portal Ireland’s leading career guidance website
  • CoderDojo The global network of free computer programming clubs for young people
  • Hubsi An online social innovation hub to connect young people and their ideas for social innovation
  • Mathletes An online maths competition from 4th class to pre-leaving cert
  • WhizzKids Learn about computers, IT, web design, video game programming and lots more!
  • Social Skills for Autism App #KloogTheAlien 

Your mental health is very important

  • ReachOut Helping you get through tough times – A service driven and supported by young people
  • ReachOut.com/Parents Helping you support young peoples well being A service for parents

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 Being safe and responsible online

The Numbers 

There are more than 3 billion Internet users worldwide. There are als0 more than 6 billion mobile phones and of these over 1 billion of those are smartphones. 20-25% of teens have been bullied online and 75-80% haven’t. If you’re looking for numbers, here are some sites with cool stats about who’s doing what online: