Anti Cyber Bullying Campaign
Anti cyber bullying classes have been designed to teach first and second years about the dangers of social network sites such as Kik, Facebook, Snapchat and of course the big one Ask FM.
This initiative was set up by Rebecca Redmond Trimble, Casey Nugent and Rachel O’Conner Farrell, and all third years in St Maria. Our main aims are to
This article has been written by all three girls, Rebecca Redmond Trimble, Casey Nugent and Rachel O’Conner Farrell.
Throughout the country,
new guidelines, as directed by the Department of Education and Science, for dealing with Cyber Bullying
are in preparation in all schools. Details to follow.
Webwise Youth Panel on Internet Safety
Rebecca Redmond Trimble, is a member of the Webwise Youth Panel on Internet Safety. This is a great honour for Rebecca and St. Mary's.
The Safer Internet Ireland Youth Advisory Panel is made up of 20 members and will meet on three occasions in the academic year 2013/14. The panel is helping to develop an anti-cyber bullying campaign and will contribute policy advice to the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Justice and Equality.
Rebecca attended meetings on 9 October and on 19 November. For further details, see http://webwise.ie/2013_14_youth_panel.shtm