Students and teachers in Tasmania’s state schools are finally set to reap the benefits of the award-winning cyber-safety modules, created by Tasmanian software developers, which have been licensed to more than 10,000 schools in the UK.
The modules called Us Online promote digital literacy by teaching kids (years 1 – 10) about the safe, responsible use of digital technologies including… Read more »
Most parents are lacking confidence and feel they are not well informed when it comes to cyber safety, and talking with their children about online security risks. This was the key finding of a major Australian Government survey… Read more »
Here’s a summary of our recommendations to the Australian Government’s Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety. Our full submission may be downloaded below.
1. Cyber-safety education needs to be mandated, and supported in real ways. In order to genuinely safeguard children… Read more »
The brain is remarkable, not least for the way it can change and adapt under certain conditions. This is called neuro-plasticity. And it’s explored in Norman Doidge’s extraordinary book, The Brain that Changes Itself.
Given the capacity… Read more »
Just released in the United States (04 June 2010), Youth Safety on a Living Internet, the final report by the Online Safety Technology Working Group (OSTWG), found that the best way to assure youth safety on the Internet… Read more »