Cyber safety

Cyber safe practices, teacher's role and cyber bullying, cyber safe policies, Netsafe links.

Introduction:Online safety or cyber safety means many things. Let's take a moment to listen to the following experts - Suzie Vesper and Ewan McIntosh and their view on Internet Safety.



Cyber safety - a definition

Cybersafety is the safe and responsible use of information and communication technologies: things like the internet, computers, gaming devices and mobile phones – anything which can access the online environment we call Cyberspace.

Taken from Cybersafety in Netsafe

Cyber bullying and internet censorship

Cyber bullying
On this page, read an Interface article looking at what cyber bullying is and the role teachers have in helping to prevent it.

Internet censorship
Should schools take a 'locked down' approach or is there another way forward when trying to protect students working online? Have your say on this page.

Subject Author Replies Views Last Message
Is the perceived risk in working online equal to the actual risk? suzievesper suzievesper 5 358 May 25, 2010 by dianemills dianemills

Additional resources to consider

Policy guidelines for internet access.

Policies and use agreements

Teaching students about cybersafety

Cyber safety in schools resources

What is cyber bullying?

Teen 'sexting' a concern

Andrew Churches's resources on Internet safety

Andrew Churches's extensive resource list