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Cybersafe with Roar in Tasmania!

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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 »
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Roar now working with a network of freelance Local Authority Consultants across UK

In this difficult economic climate Roar has forged new mutually beneficial relationships with ex-Local Authority Consultants. Hussen Raza, Roar’s UK General Manager said, “Quite a few of the Local Authority clients Roar was working with for the past few years… Read more »

Parents need help too!

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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 surveyRead more »

Roar recommendations to Cyber-Safety Inquiry

Roar recommendations to Cyber-Safety Inquiry

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 »

Tackling the seedy cyber-underbelly

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This week saw the official launch of Australia’s high-speed National Broadband Network (NBN), the planned fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) network that is promising users internet speeds of 100Mb/sec and more.  Fortuitously for Roar, Tasmania was selected as the first areaRead more »

Next Generation Learning [VIDEO]

Next Generation Learning

On a recent visit to Australia, Stewart Smith outlined the opportunities and challenges of 'Next Generation' learning. Stewart is helping to drive next generation learning at the London Grid for Learning (LGfL). Stewart is Director of ICT Strategic Leadership at LGfL and ICT Advisor for the Borough of Brent. Read more »

Youth Safety on a Living Internet

Youth Safety on a Living Internet

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 »