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Cyber Wellness Topics

ICT Enrichment Programme: Cyber Wellness

Cyber Wellness refers to the positive well-being of Internet users. It involves an understanding of online behaviour and awareness of how to protect oneself in cyberspace. Cyber Wellness topics include:

Cyber Wellness Areas
Cyber Wellness Skills and Values
Explanatory Notes
Ethical and Legal Use
Handle Inappropriate Content
  • Recognise and avoid inappropriate content which are socially or morally unacceptable (e.g. pornographic, hate and violent materials, gambling)
  • Respond appropriately (e.g. close window, talk to a counsellor) when encountering materials that are disturbing
  • Report access to illegal or unsuitable material on the Internet
Prevent Cyber Abuse
  • Recognise potential dangers (e.g. psychological dependency in virtual relationships, sexual grooming and exploitation) and take precautions when dealing with cyber contacts
  • Recognise and report situations of unethical and exploitative use (e.g. cyberbullying, indecent propositions, hate blogs) to a trusted adult or authority
Display Internet Etiquette
  • Observe Internet etiquette (netiquette) in communication (e.g. use appropriate language, demonstrate mutual respect)
Respect Intellectual Property
  • Recognise and abide by copyright regulations
Safe and Responsible Use
Protect Private Information
  • Implement procedures or guidelines for personal safety and security (e.g. accessing networks through proper means, not sharing passwords, setting strong passwords to prevent hacking)
Avoid Computer Addiction
  • Recognise the impact of games addiction and be aware of strategies to avoid it

More information about Cyber Wellness can be found here.

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Mr Chia Tien-Hao ( HOD / ICT )


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