Online Safety Right Now

This article first appeared in Anglican Focus on the 23rd of January 2020. https://anglicanfocus.org.au/2020/01/23/safer-internet-day/. Safer Internet Day is marked on Tuesday 11 February in 2020. Safer Internet Day (SID) previously signified the first online safety event of the new year specifically for schools; however, the eSafety Commissioner has evolved the day into a wider community movement. Safer Internet Day started […]

Cyber BYTES eBook1 2019

Updated Sections! A collected and updated version of Cyber BYTES issues released in 2017-2018 is now available.  This contains helpful hints for parents and students. Contents Include: click here Being Real Online  Your Digital Footprint  Dealing with Fake News Before You Post  10 Good Rules for Social Media  12 Security Tips for Everyone Online Gaming    Cyberbullying  Cyberbullying and the […]

Educate and Engage

Anglican AIDE: Application Internet Device Educate and Engage your Child As parents and carers, we are the custodians of our family’s online environment, but this can be a challenge due to distractions, fear of the unknown rhetoric, ‘techno guilt’ (worrying about what we do/don’t do or allow) and often changing and sometimes contradicting advice.  Consider navigating the online world using […]

eSafety Commissioner’s new 4 R’s

Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Commissioner outlines todays youth need a new set of R’s Respect, Resilience, Responsibility, and Reasoning. Previous generations were taught that the fundamental ‘Rs’ of education were “Reading, ‘(w)riting, and ‘(a)rithmetic and while these still hold true the digitial age has added another layer of connective learning. Young & eSafe’s 4 Rs is designed to empower our young generation […]