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Category Archives: Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Matters!

Date Published: 13/05/2019

Recent events with politicians and sporting stars reinforce the fact that digital citizenship matters. It is important that students learn to look after their digital footprint and protect their digital reputation. The following video for students explains the concept of

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Media Literacy Week

Date Published: 10/09/2018

This week, ABC Education launches its first Media Literacy Week with a program that aims to equip people of all ages with the skills to sort truth from fiction in news and information. Media Literacy Week, to run from 10-16 September,

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Get the Facts about Sarahah

Date Published: 23/04/2018

There has been a lot of publicity about Sarahah, an anonymous feedback app that teens are using to pass anonymous digital notes to each other, and the concerns it raises about cyberbullying. We have been hearing a lot about it

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Safe Searching for Kids

Date Published: 30/10/2017

KidRex is a fun, safe search engine for kids, powered by Google and using Google SafeSearch technology. It searches for kid-related content across the web and the SafeSearch element eliminates most inappropriate content. Parents can set KidRex as the homepage

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Better Choices in Children’s Media

Date Published: 30/10/2017

The Australian Council on Children and the Media is a national community organisation which delivers award winning services to Australian families. It is not-for-profit and reliant on community support.  ACCM provides evidence-based reviews, information and advocacy to support healthy media

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Stay Safe Online

Date Published: 17/10/2017

Females are identified as being at the greatest risk of harm on the internet, so it is important to be informed by resources to ensure positive, safe experiences online. Find websites we recommend under the Quick Links tab, then Digital Citizenship

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Get the Facts about Sarahah

Date Published: 10/09/2017

There has been a lot of publicity about Sarahah, an anonymous feedback app that teens are using to pass anonymous digital notes to each other, and the concerns it raises about cyber bullying.   What is Sarahah? What do you

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5 Instagram Accounts to Follow

Date Published: 04/09/2017

Instagram is a social media network that gets a lot of negative press. However, used in a smart, safe and responsible way, teens can have a positive experience with this super popular photo and video sharing app. We recommend that

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#TeamGirls

Date Published: 08/08/2017

#TeamGirls is a great new initiative which aims to nurture our young girls to become confident women. It originated as a response to the following research : Our Suncorp Australian Youth and Confidence 2017 Research Report revealed that young Australian girls believe

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Social Media Readiness

Date Published: 04/08/2017

Do you think you are ready to handle the world of social media?  Do your parents think you are old enough and have enough resilience and level of maturity to enjoy and benefit from this exciting new aspect of living

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