31 January 1600 – 1700, Internet Safety (Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety II professional learning programme 2)

As educators it is our responsibility (GTCS) to ensure our learners are taught how to be cyber resilient and safer online.

This is episode one of a four-part professional learning programme designed to develop educators’ knowledge of cyber resilience and internet safety skills and knowledge required to support with learners live their best online lives.

In this episode we will explore internet safety – what it means, how it fits with cyber resilience and how to make it engaging and relevant for learners. Internet Safety is about how people behave online – we want learners to be safer, smarter and kinder when online.

Activity: Before attending we want you to think about this short learning progression and what you would add, or change, to make it more engaging and effective…

Mr Milliken’s class is learning about information literacy and fake news. He has planned four lessons on the following topics:

wk1 – identify what learners already consume and explore the risks/problems with social media content

wk2 – introduce the concept of information literacy and complete some fake news spotting lessons

wk3 – explain the privacy and security settings on most social media platforms and encourage learners to create more secure accounts 

wk4 – make a presentation about information literacy and how to check reliability of online content, and present to other classes


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