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A learning path for 9 -12 year olds to become smart digital citizens. Help pupils explore the concept of digital citizenship across 10 themes in the DigiTown activity book. Topics include consumer awareness, rights, wellbeing, media and information literacy, ethics and empathy, privacy and more!
Connected has been specifically designed for teachers of the Junior Cycle Digital Media Literacy Short Course who wish to explore Online Wellbeing; News, Information and Problems of False Information; Big Data and the Data Economy; and My Rights Online. Connected aims to empower young people to be effective, autonomous and safe users of technology and online media.
Please note: Following recent amends to legislation and the introduction of Coco’s Law, updates to the legal information in Connected, Lockers, and Be in Ctrl Resources are in progress. Please familiarise yourself with the most up to date legislation here:
The HTML Heroes Programme is for primary school teachers who wish to introduce internet safety into SPHE for 3rd and 4th classes.
Be in Ctrl is a Junior Cycle SPHE educational resource addressing the issue of Online Sexual Coercion and Extortion. The resource includes information for school leaders, three lesson plans and is supported by the Garda School Programme. Teachers are free to adapt the resource depending on their class requirements. The Be in Ctrl resource complements the Lockers resource. It is recommended that Lockers is used in the SPHE class before the Be in Ctrl resource.
Please note: Following recent amends to legislation and the introduction of Coco’s Law, updates to the legal information in Be in Ctrl, Lockers, and Connected Resources are in progress. Please familiarise yourself with the most up to date legislation here:
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Take the first steps to beating bullying in your community by ordering a free #Up2Us Anti-Bullying Kit today. In the kit you’ll find activities for addressing bullying, colourful stickers and supplies for creating interactive poster campaigns. Also included is the #Up2Us Anti-Bullying Teachers’ Handbook with Junior Cycle SPHE lesson ideas
This Primary Anti-Cyber Bullying Teachers’ Handbook is an SPHE resource developed to engage 5th and 6th class primary school students on the topic of cyber bullying. A series of short animations are the centrepiece of the resource. These will help students develop the skills and understanding to be responsible, socially conscious and effective internet users, as they explore social networks for the first time.
Lockers is an SPHE resource developed to engage 2nd and 3rd year students on the topic of non-consensual image sharing. The resource includes two short high-quality animations, six lessons and information for school leaders.
Please note: Following recent amends to legislation and the introduction of Coco’s Law, updates to the legal information in Lockers, Be in Ctrl and Connected Resources are in progress. Please familiarise yourself with the most up to date legislation here:
This guide gives parents support, advice and information to help their children have a positive experience online. Topics explored in the guide include cyberbullying, screen time, sexting, social media and online pornography.
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The .pdf version is available to download for free at the link below.
Want to get involved in Safer Internet Day? Use the free primary and post-primary SID Presentations designed to be delivered on Safer Internet Day. The presentation and accompanying handouts are available to view and/or download for free.
Developed with the ICCL, ThinkB4UClick is specifically designed for teachers of Junior Certificate CSPE. ThinkB4UClick explores the issue of online privacy in the context of online rights and responsibilities. The ultimate aim of this resource is to empower students to be effective, autonomous and safe users of new media.
Delivered by community gardai, as part of the Garda Schools Programme, the “Respectful Online Communication” talks are pitched at 5th class students. They cover a range of topics including cyberbullying and general online safety and security.
This pack is designed to be used by Gardaí visiting Junior Cycle students in post-primary schools throughout the country as part of the SPHE curriculum. The Connect with Respect resource aims to help students in Secondary schools to understand the impact that cyberbullying can have on different people and to recognise that cyberbullying is not acceptable. They cover a range of topics including cyberbullying and general online safety and security.
Worried about something you have seen online or concerned about your child? Childline and the National Parents Council Primary offer free advice and support service.
Childline is a support service for young people up to the age of 18.There is a 24hr telephone, online and mobile phone texting service.
The National Parents Council Primary enables and empowers parents to be effective partners in their children’s education.
Sometimes you might unwittingly stumble across illegal online content like child abuse imagery. Always remember: you can report it and get it removed using Hotline.ie.