Supports for Parents

Webwise has a range of supports available for parents including expert advice videos, explainer guides, talking points, and free resources.

Schools, and organisations, can also order the Parents’ Guide to a Better Internet for free.

This can be ordered here.


Supports for Parents

National Parents Council Primary

The parent association is the structure through which parents in a school can work together for the best possible education for their children. The parent association works with the principal, staff and the board of management to build effective partnership between the home and school. This is important to establish because with a positive and active partnership in place the child gets the best that primary education can offer.

Free Supports for Parents

NPC Primary – Helpline

NPC Information/Helpline is a confidential service for parents. The Information/Helpline officers listen, and give information and support to parents to help them make the best possible decisions for and with their children

If you have a query on any aspect of your child’s education please contact the Helpline on Tel: 01-8874477 email:

The Helpline is open from:

Monday & Tuesday from 10am to 4pm

Wednesday to Friday from 10am to 5pm 

Free Online Training for Parents on Internet Safety

The overall objective of this online session is to provide parents with information and skills to support their children’s online activity. This can be found on the NPC website in the training section.


Internet Safety Workshops

The NPC Primary offer Internet Safety workshops for parents which can be hosted in the local school. To book a workshop visit or call 01 8874034

Important Information

Please note these talks are designed to assist schools in forging home links with parents and introducing the topic of internet safety to the school community. Schools should also direct parents to the relevant services and supports including the National Parents Council Primary.

It is recommended that the school engage in internet safety lessons to support students in schools. Webwise offer free teaching and classroom resources for both primary and post-primary schools. The resources can be accessed here:


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Talk to someone

Worried about something you have seen online or concerned about your child? Childline and the National Parents Council Primary offer free advice and support service.

Childline is a support service for young people up to the age of 18.There is a 24hr telephone, online and mobile phone texting service.

Get started

The National Parents Council Primary enables and empowers parents to be effective partners in their children’s education.

01 887 4477

Report Illegal Content

Sometimes you might unwittingly stumble across illegal online content like child abuse imagery. Always remember: you can report it and get it removed using

More on illegal content

Make a report exists to combat the distribution and proliferation of illegal content, like child sexual
abuse content, in conjunction with police and Internet Industry