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The Department of Education believes children should learn in a safe, supportive and respectful school community. This includes participating safely in technology-based learning and using technology responsibly.

Making sure your child is safe online is a shared responsibility between the community, parents, schools and students.

The following are useful resources:

Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner provides a range of useful resources:

Social Media Resources

The use of social media is increasingly a part of everyday online activities, particularly through mobile devices. Social media services such as wikis and blogs allow people to easily publish, share and discuss content with local, national and global audiences.

Learning and communication can be enhanced through the effective use of social media. Individuals and institutions can develop personal and professional online identities and learning networks to listen to and participate in relevant conversations.

The following resources provide support for using Facebook:

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Consider using Facebook Lists to manage how you share information across your social and professional networks. You can create new lists to share with workplaces and communities.

You can find further information about Facebooks policies, tools and resources at the Facebook Family Safety Centre.

Related Department Documents include: