Digital citizenship

Digital citizenship

PEPS Digital Citizenship

We live in a global and digital world, and it is expanding rapidly and bringing with it incredible opportunities and complex challenges for everyone. When we teach digital citizenship to students, we help to create a school culture that supports positive, safe, appropriate, responsible digital citizens and technology users. With great opportunity brings a greater responsibility to teach our students about digital citizenship.

The following are the main goals of our Digital Citizenship Program:

  • Responsibility to oneself – staying safe, healthy, protecting our reputations
  • Responsibility to family and friends – protecting the online privacy of others
  • Responsibility to the world - communicating in a kind, respectful manner while positively contributing to appropriate online conversations

Our Approach

We have Digital Citizenship-team of Computer / IT teachers who will be teaching one lesson a month at each grade level, beginning in First term. For Digital citizenship curriculum we use an independent non-profit organization called Common Sense Education in Schools.  Further information is available on https://www.commonsensemedia.org/ 

The main important areas that cover in this lesson are:

  • Well Being 
  • Privacy and Security
  • Digital Footprint & Identity 
  • Communication and Relationships
  • Cyber bullying, E-learning and E-Safety 
  • News and Media Literacy

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our 24x7 hotline numbers:

E-Safety/IT

Mr. Zia

0553213748

Well being team / Social Worker

 

Mr. Ali Atef

0502449468

 

For more information about Digital Wellbeing please check https://www.digitalwellbeing.ae/en

For more information about E-Safety policies please check https://www.peps.ae/