Cyber safety in and beyond the classroom

Cyber safety refers to the responsible use of technology and includes issues of gaming addiction. This includes the issues of safety around the internet - cyber bullying, identity theft, sexting, etc. You need to be aware of the some of the significant issues around the increasing use of technology by students and your own safe use of platforms such as Facebook or Instagram.

Watch the clips above that deal with issues such as your digital tattoo and cyber safety.

The following resources can be used in the classroom for raising awareness with students about the importance of cyber-safety.


It is worth downloading and reading the following articles.

National Safe Schools Framework:
OLD Cyber Safety document:
Using Facebook safely:
Gaming addictions - Video games and well being research: