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eSmarties Stay Safe Online

posted 20 Dec 2015, 01:08 by Anne-Marie Stephenson   [ updated 20 Dec 2015, 01:13 ]
A peer taught e-Safety initiative at Villa Maria Catholic Primary Hunters Hill has emerged as a smart way to help students navigate the online world safely.The school was recently accredited under the eSmart program, a national initiative to encourage safe behaviour online and reduce cyberbullying. It has been embraced by more than 2,200 schools across Australia. About 30 Sydney Catholic schools now use the framework to encourage safe and responsible use of information and communications technology. (Excerpt from About Catholic Schools magazine Dec 15, 2015