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Cybersafety Information Sessions

21/07/2017

​With technology now playing such a big part in our day to day lives, it is important to educate our students on how to be safe while using the internet. On Wednesday 2 August, a presenter from the Cybersafety team at Education Queensland will be coming to Gumdale State School to deliver free information sessions to students in our years 2 and 3 iPad classes and all students in years 4, 5 and 6. Parents are welcome to attend any of the sessions and there will be time available after students have returned to class to ask the presenter questions.

The content of the presentations is below.

Years 2 and 3

  • How to create safe and positive online profiles 
  • Positive use of the internet and social media 
  • How to protect yourself and others online 
  • Discussion about permission and why it's important to speak to the adult in your life 
  • Account privacy and how to create a strong password 

Years 4, 5 and 6

  • Understanding digital footprints and responsible digital citizenship 
  • How to protect personal information when creating online accounts 
  • Cyberbullying and standing up for friends online 
  • Account privacy and how to create a strong password 
  • Responding to negative online content 
  • How to handle yourself if you're having a difficult time online. 

Information Sessions:

Years 5 and 6 - 10:15am-11:00am Hollis Hall
Year 4 - 12:15pm-1:00pm Hollis Hall
2W and 3M - 2pm-2:45pm Resource Centre

If you have any questions about these sessions, please contact Genevieve Agerholm on gager1@eq.edu.au.