eSmart is an evidence-based program which, through a combination of education and policies, has enabled Vermont Primary to create a school community where the smart, safe and responsible use of communications technology is the norm.
It connects cybersafety with overall wellbeing, and focuses on creating cultures of respect and personal responsibility in addition to providing users with the practical knowledge to ensure their security.
eSmart embraces the positive use of all forms of digital technologies. It fosters, safe, caring, respectful, supportive and inclusive communities, in which bullying and all forms of aggressive or negative behaviours are unacceptable.
REPORTING A CYBER SAFETY INCIDENT
Parents and students of VPS can use the link below to report any cyber safety concerns.
Vermont Primary Cyber Incident Reporting
Below are links to the articles on cyber safety issues that have been published.
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Below are some of the articles that have been published or links mentioned in previous newsletters . Now you can quickly access them from the list below when you need them.
eSmart Resources in Your Language
3 C’s of Cyber Safety
Family Internet Safety Contract
Apps for Monitoring Internet Use
Screen Smart Parent Tool
Top 5 Safety Tips
Is It Ok To Post?
NEED HELP WITH SOCIAL MEDIA?
The office of eSafety has a great webpage with lots of information on cybersafety issues. In particular it has lots of practical information on the different social media apps that you and/or your children may be accessing. Visit the site below to find out more….
eSafety - Games and Social Networking