Resource - Parents and carers online bullying information
Information about bullying for parents and carers, produced by NSW Department of Education
Searching and sorting information effectively
With these handy hints, anyone can be an expert at searching and sorting information online. Knowing how to effectively search for and sort through information can make browsing the web safer and more productive. Teachers and parents can model to children and young people how to use search terms effectively and how to select trustworthy sources online.
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.
Become a discerning digital citizen – how to spot fake news
Jenny Luca, Head of Digital Learning and Practice, Wesley College, explores the challenges of helping young people to become discerning digital citizens.
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.
The 4Rs: respect, resilience, responsibility and reasoning
Respect, resilience, responsibility and reasoning are the four critical skills required to create a safer and more positive online environment for everyone.
Healthy technology use
Technology can be helpful in maintaining health when used thoughtfully and in moderation.
What makes a good password?
Keeping your passwords strong and secure is one way to stay safe online. What makes a good password?
A hoax is a deliberate lie designed to seem truthful. Learn about online resources that will help you recognise and debunk hoaxes.