What makes a good password?
Keeping your passwords strong and secure is one way to stay safe online. What makes a good password?
What are the most popular video making and sharing apps?
The amount of video online is growing at a rapid rate and is a popular medium for young people, for both learning and recreation. Children and young people are also making and sharing their own videos online. Here is a list of some of the widely used video making and sharing programs.
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.
A hoax is a deliberate lie designed to seem truthful. Learn about online resources that will help you recognise and debunk hoaxes.
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.
There are plenty of resources and strategies available to help you avoid scams, and both government agencies and private organisations exist that can help you if you think you have been the target of a scam.
Healthy technology use
Technology can be helpful in maintaining health when used thoughtfully and in moderation.
Young & eSafe: teaching digital resilience
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.
Copyright and Creative Commons
With people and organisations making so much information and material available online, it is important to know how and when to credit creators when making use of their work.
Resource - Parents and carers online bullying information
Information about bullying for parents and carers, produced by NSW Department of Education