In today’s digital playground, technology is firmly embedded in a young person’s life, whether they are in or out of the classroom.
While technology and the internet bring many benefits, there are some glaring realities that educators need to face in regards to the online welfare of their students. Cyber bullying, or online bullying, is a very real problem in Australia.
To tackle cyber bullying, educators can build cyber bullying and online safety into their curriculum and include cyber bullying strategies in the school’s online safety policy.
Educators can further collaborate with parents to put systems in place that protect students form cyber bullying.