Mobile devices in schools
The department’s review into the use of mobile devices in schools was completed in 2018. Students, teachers and parents will all have a role to play in shaping the future of smartphones in schools.
Controlling your privacy settings in social media
Social media channels are where you connect, chat and celebrate with your family and friends. Stay in control of your social media by choosing what things you share, and who gets to see them.
Resource - Cyber Security card game: Know your risks
A card game developed by the Australian Computing Academy for Years 5-12
Using technology in schools – your rights and responsibilities
In order to ensure that all students and teachers in public schools can be provided with safe, secure and quality access to the internet, the NSW Department of Education expects all staff and students to understand and abide by the Student Use of Digital Devices and Online Services policy.
What do I need to know about in-game chat?
Video games are becoming more social. Players are now able to talk and plan with other players in online games. Here is everything you need to know about in-game chatting.
Tips to support safe behaviour online
Staying safe online requires range of skills and attributes from technical knowledge to critical thinking and empathy. These 5 tips introduce some of the key skills for engaging safely online.
Resource - Review into the non-educational use of mobile devices in NSW schools
In 2018, the NSW Government conducted a Review into the non-educational use of mobile devices in NSW schools.
Creating a safe gaming environment for children
Tips and strategies for creating a safe gaming environment for children and young people.
Resource - Young and e-Safe
Young & eSafe is a series of teaching resources published by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. Learn about some strategies to teach and talk about digital resilience in your classroom.