Digital citizenship

The Children’s Commissioner for England, working with Tes and Schillings, have produced three teaching packs to help young people become more empowered digital citizens. Relevant to citizenship and computing curriculums around the world, these packs include lesson ideas and simplified T&Cs for five major social media sites: Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, WhatsApp and YouTube. 

Digital citizenship FG

In today's increasingly digital world, it’s more important than ever that our young people are able to understand and feel in control of their online rights. But more often than not, they’re not even aware that they even have any. So why not take a look and add another dimension to the way you speak to students about the opportunities that the internet, and particularly social media, have to offer?

Further reading

safe lock key demonstrating Safer Internet Day resource suggestions at primary and secondary

Safer Internet Day suggestions

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Young Person Taking Selfie Demonstrating Rights On Social Media

Digital citizenship: Young peoples' rights on social media

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