Cyber Wellness (CW) 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. The focus of CW is about helping students to become responsible digital learners. When navigating cyberspace, students should demonstrate respect for self and others and practise safe and responsible use. Students should also be a positive peer influence by harnessing technology for collaboration, learning and productivity, as well as advocating positive use of technology for the good of the community.
As parents, you are our key partners in ensuring holistic CW education for our children. Through our CW lessons and programmes, the students receive these key messages:
Parents could set a good example at home in the use of technology and play an active role in guiding your children to navigate in cyberspace.
1. To support all parents, there is a range of CW resources in MOE’s ICT Connection website. These include:
2. Since March 2017, the CW team at Meridian also initiated monthly CW messages for parents in the form of useful articles and/or tips.