Creating a safe gaming environment for children
Tips and strategies for creating a safe gaming environment for children and young people.
Gaming can help young people learn important skills
Playing and making games can help children and young people to develop important skills like coding, problem solving and creativity.
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.
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.
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.
How chat, texting and messaging can keep us connected
Staying in touch with friends and family is now easier than ever before. Young people are using online communication to build friendships, share their lives and work together.
Resource - You are the new gatekeeper of the news
Everyone has the responsibility to be a discerning consumer of news.
Resource - The YeS Project
A youth focused initiative designed to inspire, ignite and enable positive change within digital spaces for the collective good.
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.