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Useful Resources for Adults who work with Young People

04 July 2013

The Social Media Highway Code is a practical and encouraging guide for doctors and other healthcare professionals who use social media and want to ensure they get the most out of their online communications, while ensuring they meet their professional obligations and protect their patients.

It will be interesting for members of school communities to compare this guidance with their own existing guidance for colleagues.

View or download the guide here.

25 June 2013

South West Grid for Learning has produced a new resource with help and advice for young people who may find themselves in a situation where they or a friend have put a sexting image or video online and have lost control over who it's being shared with.

 

You can download the resources here.

19 June 2013
03 June 2013

A comprehensive and accessible guide to the key areas of safety and digital citizenship. This will be useful for parents, teachers and most young people. It provides short clear explanations of common issues including plagiarism and identity theft. The guide is here.

28 May 2013

The following are a series of age specific acceptable use agreements and guidelines. They are intended to to establish a suitable moral and ethical approach to the use of technology in its various forms.

The author has combined the three different levels of acceptable use agreements into on summary document that links the three strands of responsibility into a digital citizenship continuum. The three strands are:

Personal responsibility

Social responsibility

Material responsibility

The policies and associated pages are here.

15 May 2013

'Welcome to the official guide to technology and learning by Edudemic! This part of Edudemic is meant to offer you, the teacher, some of the best and most popular resources available today. We've combed through hundreds of resources in order to narrow down our guides into something easy to read, easy to use, and easy to share.' You can access all the guides for teachers here.