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1 SCH@LARICT E-safety
Are you being a safe and successful digital citizen? E-safety Do you know the rules of the game?

2 What is a Digital Citizen?
A digital citizen is someone who is able to understand and fully participate in the digital world characterised by technical and social skills that enable a person to be successful and safe anywhere in a digital world.

3 What is the Digital Citizen Contract?
A School Digital Citizenship contract is a policy designed to ensure safe and successful use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at all times. This is a policy that encourages students to be safe and successful digital citizens. It is more than just a ‘code of conduct’, it is a way of life for everyone, students, teachers, parents and carers.

4 You should know: that all on-line activities are monitored and logged.
that some sites are automatically blocked because they are considered inappropriate. that nothing in school is ‘private’. that inappropriate on-line behaviour may result in sanctions which may inconvenience you and your studies.

5 When I use ICT I will agree to:
be a safe user whenever and wherever I am; be responsible when I use technology and support others by being respectful in how I talk to and work with them; never write or participate in online bullying. This includes forwarding messages and supporting others in harmful, inappropriate or hurtful online behaviour; report to an adult if I feel unsafe or uncomfortable online or see a friend being unsafe or being made to feel uncomfortable by others.

6 When at school I will agree to:
follow the Schools’ Digital Citizenship Contract whenever I use ICT; keep myself and my friends safe by not giving out personal details including full names, telephone numbers, addresses and images and by protecting my password; use the technology at school for learning, use the equipment properly and not interfere with the work or data of another student; not bring or download unauthorised programs or files; not go looking for rude or offensive sites; use an ‘online name’ and avatar when sharing my work online; remember that the content on the web is someone’s property and ask my teacher or a parent/carer to help me get permission if I want to use information or pictures; think carefully about what I read on the internet, question if it is from a reliable source and use the information to help me answer any questions (I should not just copy and paste information as my answer).

7 I will talk to a teacher or adult if:
I need help online; I am not sure what I should be doing on the internet; I come across sites that are not suitable; someone writes something I don’t like, or makes me and my friends feel uncomfortable or asks me to provide information that I know is private; I feel that the welfare of other students at the school is being threatened.

8 When I use any netbook, mobile phone, or other mobile device I agree to:
use it as requested for learning purposes as directed by my teacher; be responsible in my use and not use the device to find, create or send information that might be harmful, inappropriate or hurtful to me or anyone else; be entirely responsible for the security of the device at all times.

9 When using any mobile device as a phone I will:
keep my phone on silent during class times and only make or answer calls and messages outside of lesson times – except for specified learning purposes; protect the privacy of others and never post private information about another person using SMS messages.

10 When using any mobile device as a camera I will:
only take photos and record sound or video when it is part of a directed class activity or lesson; seek permission from individuals involved PRIOR to taking photos, recording sound or videoing them (including teachers); seek written permission from individuals involved PRIOR to publishing or sending photos, recorded sound or video to anyone else or to any online space; be respectful in how I talk to and work with others online and never write or participate in online bullying; seek teacher permission before uploading any content to public websites.

11 Parent permission You will need to take home the Digital Citizenship contract. Read through the document with your parents /carers. Return the signed front page. No signed contract, no internet access!

12 Discussion Questions (1)
What can you do? You found the car picture you were searching for, but on top of it was a naked lady! Someone keeps messaging nasty and upsetting comments about you and/or your friends on your mobile phone and/or online. A person you have met online asks you to give them your full name and phone number and suggests you meet. What if you have chatted with them for a long time? You are sent a message which has been forwarded by someone else. It has embarrassing comments/images about someone you know.

13 Discussion Questions (2)
What can you do? A game online will only let you play it if you give your name, address, phone number, date of birth, etc. In an online space/chat someone suggests you all exclude or block someone you know. Your friend has an online profile published (not set to private). You can see their personal details and photos. Other people you know are in the photos. A friend tells you about a great site where there is ‘free’ music to download.

14 Think before you post! Discussion Questions Who can access photos of you online? What are your privacy settings on Facebook, Bebo etc

15 Did they sign a release?
Discussion questions Do you post/share information illegally? Download free music/tv/films? Have you ever posted pictures of your friends without asking their permission?

16 Credits: The ‘Digital Citizen Contract’ Thanks to Claire Amos
Director of e-learning at Epsom Girls Grammar School Auckland, New Zealand Based on an AUP by Angela Butterworth. Further modifications by Ray Tolley, Governor Whickham School, UK

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