Do you think it is adequate? Do you know the sorts of things they will cover?
The federal Government has realised the importance of children being responsible digital citizens and McAfees and Life Education have joined forces to bring to Australian primary schools a module to help make this a reality. The bcyberwise module is currently at around 3000 schools. Hopefully if not this one, then your school is doing something to help kids learn the skills they need to be responsible digital citizens.
A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be invited to Sydney to hear about the programme and what sorts of information it covers.
I loved that it focuses on the importance of recognising the many great benefits of technology to our kids, both emotionally. socially and educationally. Like anything though, there is a downside, and these are readily published and talked about. Preventing them however, often seems a little harder to do. [Read more...]