A page to highlight the 'work in progress' that is the Casey/Cardinia SFYS Cyberbullying Working Party.

The purpose of this project is to:

  • promote digital citizenship within the context of good citizenship
  • provide opportunities for schools to share ideas on how they are addressing Cyberbullying
  • develop units of work and to share these with other schools
  • to make use of the many cyberbullying resources available.
  • to provide opportunities for schools to work together.

Next Information Session for Project Participants

Tuesday August 3rd @ 8:30 am - no later than 10:00 am @ Connections UnitingCare, 55 Webb Street, Narre Warren. RSVP Cathie Ellson 9704 8377 or cathie.ellson@connections.org.au

Meeting Minutes Cyberbullying Project Tuesday 1.6.10


Meeting Minutes Cyberbullying Project Tuesday 20.4.10

Meeting Minutes Cyberbullying Project Thursday February 25th 2010

Implementing a wholistic approach to Digital Citizenship ACMA Webstite
Using Mobiles,PDAs and Ipods in the Classroom Article about using technology positively

Cyberbullying Project Expression of Interest. Please try and submit by Friday 26th March

Resources for Students'
Taking Action,keeping safe,a resource for student leaders re bullying
Strategies for Empowering Students
Cyberbullying Fact Sheet for Mentors

Teachers and Relationships with Students outside of School

VIT Teacher Code of Conduct - Principal 1.5 .Teachers are always in a professional relationship with the students in their school whether at school or not. Some interesting scenarios and discussion points, particularly in relation to what sort of communication should teachers have with students outside of school?
See In their sites - The Age

In the Media:

The Age April 3rd 2010
Students smear teachers on facebook
  • Should teachers maintain contact with students on social networking sites? A recent Courier Mail article tackles this issue:
Teachers warned off online contact with students
  • In their sites - The Age A report by John Silvester highlighting the erosion of privacy and the dangers that cyber social networking poses.

Recently Highlighted Resources:
  • Stop Cyber-bullying! Tips on how to block communications on the most popular social networking sites. An excellent resource from ThinkUknow, an Australian Internet safety program.