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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. 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.

Student Acceptable Use Agreement The Department has provide a template to assist school communities to develop agreements with students as to what constitutes acceptable use of internet, netbooks and other online and digital technologies in their communities, see: Student Acceptable Use Agreement. Digital Citizen AUA. Privacy Policy | MLC.

We hold personal information in a number of ways, including in hard copy documents, electronic databases, email contact lists, and in paper files. We take reasonable steps to: make sure that the personal information that we collect, use and disclose is accurate, up to date and complete and (in the case of use and disclosure) relevant; protect the personal information that we hold from misuse, interference and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure; and destroy or permanently de-identify personal information that is no longer needed for any purpose that is permitted by the APPs. You can help us keep your information up to date, by letting us know about any changes to your details, such as your address, email address or telephone number.

Security: The steps we take to secure the personal information we hold include website protection measures (such as firewalls and anti-virus software), security restrictions on. Acceptable mobile phone use in schools template policy. School AUP 2.0 | 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. 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. The World Wide Web has become much more than a library where you went to find and consume information. It has become a collaborative environment, where the information becomes something that we participate with, rather than simply read and believe. 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: Image Citation: Gragasin, Angeline. 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. Being safe online is no longer an exercise in protecting people from dangers or reducing reputational risk. The NetSafe Kit for Schools has been helping schools to build safer digital learning environments since its first iteration in 2001.

Previous models of school cybersafety relied on teachers and administrators preventing access to specific content. Most New Zealand schools have established ICT guidelines and procedures, both technical and managerial but new uses of technology requires the focus of cybersafety to expand beyond policies and procedures to include discussion, action, and teachable moments in the classroom. Ongoing staff and student education programmes are fundamental to keep pace with changing technology use in schools. Students need to build skills and knowledge to effectively manage challenge in cyberspace themselves. 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. 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. Internet safety has moved from protecting people and organisations to giving people the skills, knowledge and confidence to maximise opportunity online.

There are three document templates available as part of the kit A note for IE8 users. 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. 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; “Universal bans, unless implemented for well considered reasons, are blunt instruments that usually obstruct educational opportunities and slow innovation in teaching and learning” “Every decision has costs and benefits, risks and rewards. UNESCO Policy Guidelines for Mobile Learning. Social Media Policy for School Districts. Digital citizenship policy development guide - Open Government. Implementing policies | 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.

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. Consult relevant state and territory education department's policy guidelines. Research available school focused resources. How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School. New Hampton School - Social Media Policy. Social media are a powerful set of communication tools. 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. Social media tools include but are not limited to:BlogsWikisFacebookMySpaceTwitterPhoto / Video sharing sites (including our own web site)Everything you say or do with social media is largely public. Although privacy filters and settings are very good, mistakes still happen. Video Student Information. Arapahoe High School | 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. They are recommending Pearson Publishing’s MyWorld 6 Colorado edition, MyWorld 7 Colorado edition, and American History: Beginnings to Reconstruction for middle school social studies instruction.

All of these resources will support and enhance the instruction of the Colorado Academic Standards for Social Studies. The instructional resources will be on display in the foyer of the Board Room at the Education Services Center (5776 South Crocker Street, Littleton) from April 4th through April 28th. A community information session to answer questions will be hosted in the foyer of the Board Room on Tuesday, April 19th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Understanding the Student Digital Citizenship Policy | Catholic Ladies' College. 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. About the Acceptable Use Agreement In signing the Agreement that is in the Student Planner, students will be agreeing to behave in a certain way online and to take appropriate action when and as required. 1. The Student Digital Citizenship Policy outlines the values of the College and expected behaviours when students use the Portal, the Internet and digital technologies at school. 2. It is important to realise that there is a time for fun and a time for work even on the Internet. The Portal is designed as a learning space and the tasks set within it are clearly educational. 3. 4. 5. Incidents online often go unreported. Students are advised to report an incident if: 6. To avoid this we recommend they: 7. 8. 9. Digital Citizenship Policy | Garibaldi Secondary School. 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. Our renovation and construction has resulted in our students having wireless access at almost any location on school grounds. As such, it makes sense that we move from policy of written policy of prohibition (with a very different reality) to a policy of responsible digital citizenship.

Policy Individual teachers will set the electronic device policy in their own classroom. General Guidelines All use of electronic devices (including cell phones, Ipods, laptops, computers etc) must be consistent the general guidelines of our Code of Conduct. Ipod use is only allowed with express permission from the teacher. Digital Citizenship & International Schools.