Safer Internet Day 2018

IGS recently took part in Safer Internet Day (#SID2018).

Primary School classes participated in various activities that promoted the theme for #SID2018: “Create Connect and Share Respect: A Better Internet Starts With You!”

Students discussed how they connect with the internet on a daily basis, and ways they can engage respectfully.

A competition attracted students to create a catchy jingle to promote safe password usage, or a poster highlighting positive connection online. Winners will be announced soon.

To conclude the day, students created a pledge that they will honour for 2018.

“Safer Internet Day was a call to action for every stakeholder to play their part in creating a better internet for everyone, in particular, the youngest users out there,” said IGS Primary Digital Innovator, educator and eSafety Coordinator David Smith.

 

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In the wake of numerous cyber bullying stories, eSafety Australia launched Safer Internet Day 2018 to encourage respect, and highlight the importance of being proactive and alert in making the internet a safer place, particularly for children and young people.

IGS will continue to address trends in Digital Citizenship education.