Collaborating effectively is an important skill for both students and teachers. A good digital citizen can use online tools to work with people from around the world.
Online shopping can be convenient and has extended access to goods and services. Learning how to shop thoughtfully, identify reputable sellers and assert your rights is an important part of being a digital citizen.
Resource - Parents and carers online bullying information
Information about bullying for parents and carers, produced by NSW Department of Education
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.
Healthy technology use
Technology can be helpful in maintaining health when used thoughtfully and in moderation.
A hoax is a deliberate lie designed to seem truthful. Learn about online resources that will help you recognise and debunk hoaxes.
Protecting your personal information and digital reputation
Staying safe online includes staying in control of who can see your personal information online, and who can not. Over time, the information you share becomes part of your digital reputation.
Resource - Be Deadly Online
An animation and poster campaign about big issues online, like bullying, reputation and respect for others.
How to respond to cyberbullying
Cyberbullying is a major concern for parents and teachers. The Department of Education's Anti-bullying site offers advice to parents and teachers on how identify and respond to cyberbullying to keep children and young people safe online.