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Online Communication Services: acceptable usage for school students. CyberSafetyKeepingChildre. Acceptable Use Policy for ICT Systems. Page Content The Acceptable Use Policy outlines appropriate use of the Department’s Information, Communication and Technology resources.

Acceptable Use Policy for ICT Systems

This policy applies to all users of the Department’s ICT resources. For a copy of the complete policy, see: Acceptable Use Policy DEECD ICT (pdf - 396.98kb) Frequently Asked Questions The Policy FAQ’s outline: Who is covered by the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)? For a copy of the FAQ’s, see: Acceptable Use Policy FAQ (pdf - 186.32kb) The Policy became effective March 2011. Digital Citizen AUA. Acceptable Use Agreement Introduction As a frequent presenter and speaker on digital citizenship, I feel it is critical to presented a balanced and considered perspective.

Digital Citizen AUA

Its easy, particularly when presented with a captive audience, to place undue emphasis on the darker side of out digital lives. Privacy Policy. We hold personal information in a number of ways, including in hard copy documents, electronic databases, email contact lists, and in paper files.

Privacy Policy

Acceptable mobile phone use in schools template policy. Main / Overview browse. An Overview of School AUP We started writing AUPs (Acceptable Use Policies) a little more than ten years ago, as most schools started to get wired to the Internet.

Main / Overview browse

The opportunities were dizzying, but we had the wisdom to go cautiously. We saw potentials for abuse and even danger. So we set out to establish polices of restraint and enforced them. Much has changed since 1995. Social networks, blogging, p2p file sharing, community media, and Wikipedia are only a few of the applications that are turning the Internet into a platform for knowledge gathering and creation. Our AUPs must adapt to this new information landscape, and they must be adaptable. Here are a number of suggested goals for AUP 2.0: Define and describe the reasons why access to digital, networked, and abundant content are being facilitated by your school or school district. Image Citation: Gragasin, Angeline. Comment on This Page : strftime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. Digital Citizenship in Schools - NetSafe: Cybersafety and Security advice for New Zealand. With rapid changes in the digital technologies used in schools and their communities, the concept of online safety has fundamentally changed.

Digital Citizenship in Schools - NetSafe: Cybersafety and Security advice for New Zealand

Being safe online is no longer an exercise in protecting people from dangers or reducing reputational risk. The netsafe kit for schools. Technological and environmental changes mean that the concept of internet safety has fundamentally changed in a short passage of time.

the netsafe kit for schools

NetSafe last released a use agreement template in 2007, to a school landscape largely untouched by social media, blogs or tweets. Few would deny that the effects these technologies have had, and continue to have are transformational. These transformations, driven by positive effects on teaching and learning mean that internet safety now plays a direct role in the practices of a digitally literate population. As more people and organisations conduct learning, commerce, relationships, and civic activities on the internet, they need to be confident that they are safe and secure in these practices.

Responsible Use Agreements and Digital Citizenship Policy - NetSafe: Cybersafety and Security advice for New Zealand. NetSafe has produced a model for staff and student use agreements since its first version of the kit back in 2001.

Responsible Use Agreements and Digital Citizenship Policy - NetSafe: Cybersafety and Security advice for New Zealand

With each subsequent release of the kit, those documents have been updated to reflect the changing nature of technology and the way it is used in schools.Over time it is probably fair to say that these Acceptable Use agreements ended up as “Not Acceptable” use documents as schools battled to protect themselves, their students and the wider community from a growing range of new challenges online. But even these exhaustive documents increasingly failed to hit the mark. In a 2012 report on mobile technology UNESCO provided advice to policy makers in education that said; UNESCO Policy Guidelines for Mobile Learning. Social Media Policy for School Districts. Digital citizenship policy development guide - Open Government. Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner. Online Safety Team It is recommended that: at least one member of the online safety team be well-versed technically and familiar with common internet applications used by children and young people at least one member represents school welfare staff at least one member represents management (principal or assistant principal) staff responsible for curriculum development and implementation be represented students and interested parents also be considered — possibly using the existing school management consultation procedures the online safety team operates within guidelines established with the school management.

Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner

Where to start Determine what the school currently does to support and encourage cyber-safe behaviours. This may include auditing existing policies and procedures against the list of recommended policies developed by your State Education Department. How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School. New Hampton School - Social Media Policy. Social media are a powerful set of communication tools.

New Hampton School - Social Media Policy

These tools are also new and emerging technologies changing the ways we teach, learn, work and live. As adults who work with young people we should constantly challenge ourselves with new teaching, learning and communication tools, while also remembering our responsibilities as mentors, guides and role models. The purpose of this policy is to guide NHS faculty and staff in the appropriate use of social media tools at the workplace. Littleton Public Schools. The Middle School Social Studies Instructional Resource Review committee members have completed their review of available middle school social studies instructional resources.

Littleton Public Schools

Understanding the Student Digital Citizenship Policy. At home digital devices and the Internet are often used differently to the school environment. Not only are they a study resource for students, but are increasingly being used as a means to interact socially. It is essential that students make the distinction between work and play. Digital Citizenship Policy. Context The 21st century learner has access to cell phones, Ipods, laptops, and tablets. These devices can certainly be helpful learning tools assisting students with web browsing, voice recording, filming, calculating and many other tasks. Many experts predict students will require handheld devices as an integral part of their learning experience within the next 5 years. Digital Citizenship & International Schools.