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World or Multi-Regional
Training topics
  • Cybersecurity
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Online self-paced
  • English
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  • Fanny Rotino
  • Adrian Andrea
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Aimed at parents and guardians, this course covers child online behaviours, threats, and risks, helping to build open conversations about cyber safety in the family setting.

Parents and caregivers who have a basic knowledge of ICT and familiar with online courses. 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:  

  • Identify types of online risks and how these can harm children
  • Understand the safety measures they can put in place to protect their children  
  • Identify the immediate actions they can perform to help children subjected to online violence. 

The course is delivered using Rise modules with interactive activities like quizzes, drag and drop exercises, flipcards, etc. It will include video clips and images selected from ITU Partners as well as interactive exercises focusing on nurturing learners' critical thinking and problem-solving skills when using the internet. 

A final quiz will have 10 questions, 10 points per each and 100 points in total. Total score higher than 70% is required to obtain the ITU digital badge. 

Lesson 1 – Welcome to the course  

Lesson 2 - Children and their Digital Rights

The six digital rights as reflected in the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child. Understanding the value of child online safety.  

Lesson 3 - Children and young people on the Internet

How children use the internet, why the internet has become an unavoidable part of children’s day- today-life

What are different devices children use to surf the internet, and what children do that their parents may not know.  

Lesson 4 - Online risks and vulnerabilities

Learn about safety alerts. Identify online risks and harms.

Understand how children react to such vulnerabilities  

Lesson 5 - Safety measures

What preventive measures parents can take to mitigate exposure to and online risks and harm to children  

Lesson 6 - Reporting and Responding

What are the immediate actions parents and guardians can take to help children subjected to online violence, and where can parents have further advice and support.  

Family Pledge Download a family pledge for family members to sign. 

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