Online speech and the law
The internet offers many avenues to express yourself in different ways. A good digital citizen communicates clearly, respectfully and honestly when online.
Resource - e-Safety Gift Guide
Be smart and secure when choosing tech gifts for children and young people this year.
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.
The benefits of playing online games
Playing games can be good for you! There are social, emotional and cognitive benefits for playing video games and online games.
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.
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.
Helping children stay safe when talking to others online
Online messaging and chat are popular ways for children and young people to communicate. There are several things you can discuss with children to help keep them safe. With the rise in popularity of messaging apps and digital communication, young people often keep in touch online. It is common to worry about their safety, but by setting boundaries and expectations, you can help to guide their use.
Resource - Be Deadly Online
An animation and poster campaign about big issues online, like bullying, reputation and respect for others.
What are the benefits of social media?
Social media, when used in a responsible and age-appropriate way, can help children learn, think critically and build the skills they need for the future.