Cybersafety Resources
Session 1 - Being a Safe Netizen!
Session 2 - Netiquette: Being Friendly Online

INTRODUCTION (Must be addressed with mentee)
We’re all Netizens, that is, users of the internet. We’re connected to our friends and the rest of the world online in lots of different cool and fun ways!

  • Do you know what cybersafety is?

  • Why is cybersafety important?

INTRODUCTION
Netiquette is ‘network etiquette’ which is how we communicate and behave appropriately online. You can follow simple rules on how to act online to keep things friendly and polite and help everyone get along. To be a good Netizen, you should have good netiquette!

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CONCLUSION
Today, we talked about netiquette and being friendly online.

  • Can you tell me a few key rules about having good netiquette?

CONCLUSION (Must be addressed with mentee)
Today we've talked about cybersafety and why it's important.

  • Can you explain to me what cybersafety is?

  • Why is cybersafety important?

  • What are some ways you can be cyber safe?

Session 3 - Guarding Your Personal Information
Session 4 - Understanding Cyberbullying

INTRODUCTION
Today we are going to talk about what cyberbullying is and ways it is different to offline bullying.

  • How would you describe cyberbullying?

  • How is it different to offline bullying?

  • What are some examples of cyberbullying?

INTRODUCTION
Personal information is information that someone could use to figure out who or where you are. The more information about yourself that you share online, the more risk you are putting yourself in as people can take advantage of your information.

  • What are the risks of sharing personal information online?

  • What personal information must not be shared online?

  • What is phishing and how do you recognise it?

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CONCLUSION
Today we talked about cyberbullying and some of its effects.

  • What is cyberbullying?

  • How is it different to offline bullying?

  • What are some examples of cyberbullying? What are some of its effects?

CONCLUSION
Today we talked about sharing personal information online.

  • What are some of the risks of disclosing personal information online?

  • Can you tell me some pieces of personal information you must not share online?

  • What is phishing? How do you recognise it?

Session 5 - Responding to Cyberbullying
Session 6 - Website Safety

INTRODUCTION
Today we're going to be talking about website safety

  • What is an unsafe website?

  • What should you do when accidently visiting an unsafe website?

INTRODUCTION
Today we are going to talk about how to respond to cyberbullying.

  • What should you do if you are being cyberbullied or when someone you know is being cyberbullied?

  • Can you think of some ways cyberbullying can be prevented in the first place?

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CONCLUSION
Today we went through identifying and dealing with unsafe websites.

  • What are some things that tell us a website is unsafe?

    What should you do when you accidentally open an unsafe website?

CONCLUSION
Today we talked about responding to cyberbullying.

  • Can you tell me some key strategies to deal with cyberbullying?

  • What are some ways cyberbullying can be prevented?

Session 7 - Being Cyber Smart!
 

INTRODUCTION
Today we will be summarising this whole topic, and framing it in terms of being Cyber SMART!

  • What are some additional key strategies for being safe online that we haven't talked about in past sessions yet?

 

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CONCLUSION
Today we had a look at other ways we can be cyber smart!

  • What does Cyber SMART stand for?

  • How do we make our passwords more secure?