Tag Archives: young adults

The Cyberbully Virus

This video was originally created to support PINK SHIRT DAY and to spread awareness of how anyone can become a cyberbully. It’s all about attitude and awareness, people!

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What the Kids Think

YAG UPDATE Every year the Federal Government holds Youth Advisory Group on Cybersafety (YAG) online consultations. Last year and again this year, students at VSC participated in the consultations. The forums finished at the end of June and the contributions … Continue reading

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Why Don’t They Tell Us?

Research the world over shows that most young people don’t tell an adult or parent when they are having social troubles at school. This is true whether the peer aggression is happening face-to-face, online or both. Some students victimised online … Continue reading

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Educational Resource for Social Networking Sites and Legal Liability

We often focus on the safety issues of online activities but for young people there are also legal risks they need to be aware of . Often young users do not understand what they have agreed to when they click … Continue reading

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“Don’t Feed the Trolls” Official Trailer

This upcoming educational video aims to go beyond cyber-bullying and delve into the causes and effects of online aggression. The makers want to document the ways that bullying has changed from playground culture to the online environment. They hope to … Continue reading

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Social Media: Helping to Connect Families

“Connecting Generations” is a new research study that was carried out by Microsoft and AARP (non-profit organisation representing older Americans). They surveyed and then used focus groups to ask more than 2000 teens, adults and older adults  –  Are online … Continue reading

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