This section is designed for students, please read through the information, watch the videos and use as guidance only. If you have any concerns or need any help get in contact with Pastoral.
Three essential digital safety skills:
- Assessing risk – It’s important to identify what risk factors are and how to respond to each, irrespective of the platform or device
- Know what to Share – There are plenty of examples when it’s okay to share certain information and keep others back
- Develop digital self awareness – From digital footprints, to use of capitals and profile photos, an appreciation of your digital persona is essential for understanding how the world see’s you and your actions.
Video Courtesy of UK Safer Internet Centre
||Sharing your password means your account might get hacked|
||choose a safe and secure password, that is account specific.|
||We can’t help if we don’t know what’s going on, regardless of any problem you have.|
||Having your social media profiles set to ‘public’ allows anyone to see your content. By setting your profile to ‘private’ means only people that you want to be friends with see this content.|
||online posts / content are easily copied and shared by other people, once online it can’t be removed easily.|
||thinking of sending a snap? just remember it is easily screenshot, or saved using other apps.|
||If you don’t know them, don’t add them|
Internet Safety – Newsround Caught In The Web