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2015

2012

2011

  • National Cyber Security Alliance, McAfee and CyberSmart! Education Team Up to Bring Cybersecurity Learning Resources to K-12 Classrooms

    The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) – a non-profit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens – in partnership with McAfee and CyberSmart! Education, today released several resources for K-12 schools nationwide to teach students about the importance of security and online safety.

  • ICT Qatar Supreme Council of Information and Communications Video Channel
    ICT Qatar Once again, ictQATAR interviews Executive Director, CyberSmart! Education, Mala Bawer. This time, Bawer discusses approaches to getting teachers more aware and receptive to cyber safety. Watch this in-depth interview if you are a school principal, a teacher or even a student who wants to discuss cyber safety with his or her teachers.

    "Through professional learning communities which create a structured environment conducive to promoting safety and digital citizenship; teachers can help prepare the kids for the 21st century. And this is possible only when teachers learn by the same model as children learn to adopt technology," Bawer said. "The training coupled with the right resources and tools can make teachers more comfortable—and competent—to address cybersafety issues with their students."

2010

2009

  • netTrekker and CyberSmart! partner to bring a complete 21st century solution to schools

    New partnership combines netTrekker's engaging digital resources with the effectiveness of CyberSmart! Online Workshops to support 21st century teaching and learning

    netTrekker

    netTrekker, a leader in the delivery of digital K-12 educational resources, now offers its subscribers a new solution for enhancing their teachers' 21st century skills with CyberSmart! Online Workshops. netTrekker is the leading safe K-12 educational search tool. Schools can now purchase any of the five CyberSmart! Online Workshops along with their netTrekker subscription.

  • CyberSmart! launches nation's first research-based cyberbullying prevention curriculum
    In partnership with the National School Board's Technology Leadership Network , Character Education Partnership, National Association of School Psychologists, and the National Cyber Security Alliance launches the nation's first research-based cyberbullying prevention curriculum using best practices from the fields of cyber security, school violence prevention, and character education to impact behavioral change.
  • Gulf Times: Leading ICT experts to attend Doha Conference
    Experts from the Middle East, US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa - including Doug Brown and Gavin Dykes from Becta, the UK's government agency and Mala Bawer from CyberSmart!, a leading international education organization - will present at the Supreme Council for Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR) and College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q).
  • Asia News: Right skills can Mitigate Online Dangers
    Mala Bawer, Executive Director of CyberSmart Education, said students can go online without fear if they are empowered with age-appropriate skills.

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Fall 2004

  • News Announcement
    National Cyber Security Alliance Brings Cyber Security Learning Event for Students to New Jersey
  • News Announcement
    The FBI and CyberSmart! Reach-Out to Teachers with Free Curriculum
  • News Announcement
    Be CyberSmart!® is a video/DVD produced by The Mid-Atlantic Regional Technology in EducationConsortium (MAR*TEC) in partnership with CyberSmart!.

    An engaging "who's who" list of speakers on school liability, child safety, charactereducation, research skills and computer security discuss the critical and interrelated challenges and solutions associated with responsible and safe technology use.

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Written by CyberSmart! Executive Directors