Topic 1 – Digital Citizen Identity
Understands the nature of the digital world; uses digital technologies and media with proficiency
Has the knowledge and skills to build and manage a healthy congruent identity, on-and offline identities with self-efficacy
Aware of global citizenship in the digital space (as the digital world is global in nature).
Topic 2 – Screen Time Management
Able to balance between the physical and virtual realities
Has the self-control to use digital technology and understands the various side effects of excessive screen time, multi-tasking and addictive usage of digital media
Able to manage time and set limits on personal digital use; does not allow digital use to take over his/her life.
Topic 3 – Digital Footprint Management
Understands the nature of online communication
Knows that everything he/she says and does online leaves trails called digital footprints
Aware of the persistent nature of the digital footprints and their real-life consequences, including creating unintended online reputation
Has the skills to manage digital footprints responsibly; aware of the short- and long-term impact of his/her digital footprints.
Topic 4 – Cyber Bullying Management
Has the personal discipline to use digital media safely and responsibly
Knows how to detect a cyber bullying situation and how to handle the situation calmly
Knows how to handle a problem with wisdom and safely seek help before it goes out of control.
Topic 5 – Digital Empathy
Sensitive to the needs and feelings of self and others when online, even without face-to-face interaction
Willing to lend a voice to those who need help and to speak out for them
Not easily judgemental online and not swayed by online herd mentality
Builds good relationships with parents, teachers and friends, both on- and off-line
Keeps communication honest and open with parents, teachers and friends about his/her digital life.
Topic 6 – Critical Thinking
Has knowledge and skills to evaluate information, content and contacts on the Internet with discernment
Understands the harmful effects of false information, violence, inappropriate content and the risks associated with online strangers
Uses critical thinking to distinguish true and false information, good and harmful content, and trustworthy and questionable contacts online.
Topic 7 – Privacy Management
Has the knowledge and skills to handle personal information shared online with discretion
Ensures and protects the privacy for self and his contacts
Aware that privacy is a basic human right.
Topic 8 – Cyber Security Management
Is able to spot and protect oneself and others from various cyber attacks such as spam, scams and phishing
Has practical skills such as creating strong passwords and keeping them confidential.