Teaching Cyber in Primary School

Webinars and resources to support you in the classroom

An initiative made possible with support from the 2021 Google for Education Educator PD Grants program

Below you'll find links to lesson plans, unplugged activities, online activies and teacher PD recordings organised by topic.

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Topic 1: My digital footprint

Students will explore their digital footprint, and explore different ways that private information is shared.

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Topic 2: Secure passwords

Students will learn about the need for passwords, and how to create a strong password.

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Topic 3: Avoiding scams

Students learn about scams and phishing messages: how to spot them and what action they should take if they receive them.

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Topic 4: Cryptography

Students learn how to encrypt and decrypt messages using ciphers. Teachers and students can create a free account to access this resource.

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High School teacher looking for Cyber activities?

In addition to our Cybermarvel collection of primary school activities, we have our Schools Cyber Security Challenges designed for high school students and available free to all teachers and students in Australia!

Find out more about the Schools Cyber Security Challenges by visiting our Cyber page.

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Professional Learning Webinars

Teaching Cyber Security

In the first quarter of 2022 we'll be running a couple of online webinars to discuss teaching cyber security and the upcoming changes in the Australian Curriculum in both Digital Technologies and Digital Literacy.

Check back in the new year to find out dates and register.

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Posters for your classroom

Password tips

Hang this poster on the wall in your classroom to help students learn 6 simple tips to make strong, secure passwords.

Identifying scams

Keep this poster on the wall in your classroom to give students a simple reference for the things to watch out for to avoid being scammed online.

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Schools Cyber Security Challenges Partners

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