Safe use of digital technologies

6 SEPTEMBER 2018

As a teacher, it is important to use digital resources in a professional and appropriate manner and to model this to students and the school community.

For some tips and recommendations on safe practices, you can watch our video below on Digital Professionalism.

You can also find a comprehensive range of resources on the Department of Education and Training website under ‘Safe use of digital technologies’.

This highly informative page features links to information on Bully Stoppers, downloadable classroom activities, videos, interactive learning modules, advice sheets and other useful resources.

It also features advice on social media, acceptable use agreements, digital copyright and how to respond to and manage an online incident.

Digital Professionalism

Minimising the risks - the online environment is an ever-expanding resource, which provides great opportunities for teachers. And some serious traps to avoid.

This video addresses APSTs 7.1 Meet professional ethics and responsibilities and 7.2 Comply with legislative, administrative and organisational requirements. Watching this video and reflecting on how it impacts your practice can count as PD towards your renewal requirements.