Being cybersafe and a good cybercitizen is primarily about learning how to behave in the online environment. While technical solutions are part of ensuring safety and security, cybersafety in schools depends on people acting appropriately.
For an overview of cybersafety initiatives and services in Education Queensland and in Australia please see our Navigating cybersafety information page.
On 14 March 2011, the former Minister for Education and Industrial Relations, Mr Cameron Dick announced an agreement to partner with The Alannah and Madeline Foundation (AMF) to offer the eSmart Schools cybersafety framework to Queensland state schools.
The Cybersafety and Reputation Management team supports schools to manage incidents of cyberbullying and reputation management. This team can provide support and expert advice to regional directors, regional technology managers, school principals, institute directors and teachers. Contact the Cybersafety and Reputation Management team on (07) 3421 6335 or email Cybersafety.ReputationManagement@deta.qld.gov.au
Access both face-to-face and online professional development and training from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
Information and resources to teach students about cybersafety, links to fact sheets, lesson plans, technical information and school policy development guidelines.
Information and resources about cybersafety for parents, links to fact sheets, videos, tips for safety and tools for online security.
Information for children and young people about where to go for help and support, tips for safety, and games and activities to learn about cybersafety.
The Cybersafety help button is an Australian Government initiative, supported by the Department of Education, Training and Employment, designed to keep children and families safe online. It is an online resource hub that provides instant 24 hour access to cybersafety help and information.
This page was last reviewed on 16 Jul 2012