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Janice Richardson Eminent09 Workshop C2

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    • ICT and young people… empowerment in the knowledge society Janice Richardson
    • 27 awareness centres across Europe 20 helplines 27 youth panels pan-EU youth panel Report/take down illegal content
    • 5 years after… what we know
      • Online safety :
      • multi-facetted, multi-sectorial
      • a shared responsibility of teachers & parents
      • should begin from age 4 onwards
      • integrates human rights and citizenship
      • introduces a new concept of socialisation to meet information & knowledge society needs
    • audio-visual literacy traditional literacy media literacy digital literacy What is literacy today? “ As a teacher I see the power of technology to allow students to be creative, yet at the same time I see the destructive nature of technology. Students abusing social networking and intellectual copy write.”
    • What is information literacy? social literacy “ One of the major arguments that I have received from my coworkers is that cultural shifts and the proliferation of technology have created a “flexible morality” in students.”
      • Human rights
      • Risk-handling
      • Personal well-being
      • Cultural diversity
      • Volatile cultural assets
      • Artistic «free-for-all »
      Cultural literacy
    • Learning to learn Lrng to live together Learning to do Learning to be eCitizenship Digital literacy AV-Media literacy Social literacy Cultural literacy 4 pillars of education
    • Priorities!
      • Clarification of definitions/objectives/curriculum
      • Validation of resources, training courses, teaching programmes, registered expert organisations
      • Context : teaching environment is over-sanitised, lack of clarity on legal issues/responsibilities/school policies
      • Pedagogical approach : poorly adapted to what young people do online, lack of framework, suitable licenses…
      • Incident handling : poor information (e.g. on privacy, cyberbullying) & no contact data for specialised services
      • Blocking : no solution as it often blocks useful content
      • Source: teacher blogs & forums, summer 2009
    • Regulating internet use in school
      • Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is essential
      • Objectives – importance, enhancing learning, glossary
      • Access – authorisations, monitoring, risk assessment of
      • Content – evaluating content, managing school website
      • Communication – email, social networks, mobile phones
      • Training – courses/resources for staff and parents
      • Incident handling – contact with helpline and experts
    • Council of Europe Internet Literacy Handbook Wild Web Woods
    • And tomorrow…
      • Socialisation – towards eCitizenship
      • Risk handling – metacognition
      • Whole school approach
      • Family participation
      • V – validation
      • V – visibility
      • V - valorisation
      • For further information contact
      • [email_address]
      • www.saferinternet.org
      • www.europeanschoolnet.org