Cybersafety refers to online behaviour that is safe, appropriate and responsible.
To help prevent cybersafety incidents, students should learn how to:
Each year at Albany Hills State School, students in Years 4, 5 and 6 participate in Cybersafety Awareness talks conducted by the Department of Education Cybersafety and Reputation Management team. This team has developed programs to help primary students understand and remember what they should and shouldn't do online. This is an important part of developing students' online awareness and complements the school's
BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) Program which operates in the upper school years.
Produced by the Department of Education, this document offers advice to support children with having a positive and safer online experience.
Office of the eSafety Commissioner
The what it is, how to deal with it and where to go for help for all online issues facing youth today.
Queensland Government Cybersafety in State Schools
QED Cybersafety Advice
Department of Education Cybersafety Advice
Protect your digital lifestyle. Through this
interactive guide, learn how to be safe and secure with the connected devices in your life. iParent is a resource where parents can learn about the digital environment and keep updated on their children’s technology use. Here you can find guidance for using safety settings on your family’s web-connected devices, tips for choosing movies and games and strategies for keeping young people safe online.
Managing devices at home
Some suggested resources are:
ThinkUKnow is a partnership between the Australian Federal Police, Commonwealth Bank, Datacom and Microsoft, and delivered in partnership with all State and Territory police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia. The ThinkUKnow program gives parents, carers, teachers and students information on how to stay safe online. Topics included within the presentations are specifically aimed at educating and increasing awareness about online child sexual exploitation including avoiding unwanted contact, online grooming, self generated content, sexual extortion and how to get help.
ThinkUKnow Family Contract
This contract helps families stay safe when it comes to what we SEE, SAY and DO online.
ThinkUKnow Fact Sheets for Parents
Topics covered include personal image sharung, online grooming, cyber security and apps/programs such as Mincecraft, Kik Messenger, YouTube, Snapchat and Twitter.
Bilingual resources for parents
Click the link below for more information from the Department of Education about the study of languages in Queensland state schools.
The Learning Place
Seven steps to writing success
Don't just check the spelling! Authors use seven main techniques to make their writing interesting. So do join us for the 7 Steps 'quick tips' and fun writing ideas, for you to try at home.