Safety: Module 4 in the DigiComPass Training Course

In the rapidly evolving landscape of our digital era, ensuring digital safety has become paramount. As our reliance on digital technologies expands, so do the potential risks and challenges associated with online interactions. This course is designed to equip individuals with a robust skill set tailored for navigating the complexities of digital safety. Participants will delve into the intricacies of safeguarding personal information, recognizing and mitigating online threats, and understanding the key principles that underpin a secure digital environment. Based on the Flipped Learning 3.0 Framework, the training program aligns with the DigComp Framework of the European Commission, providing a comprehensive foundation for fostering digital safety proficiency. 

Basic structure of the Module 4: Safety

Basic structure of the Module 4: Safety

Lesson 1: Protecting Devices 

focuses on securing devices and digital content in the digital landscape. It covers essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes, including  

  • protecting devices,  
  • understanding risks and threats,  
  • knowledge of safety and security measures, and  
  • fostering regard for reliability and privacy.  

Participants gain expertise in employing security tools, recognizing and mitigating digital risks, and promoting ethical and responsible behavior in the online environment. 

Smartphone DigiComPass

Image Description: Safeguarding devices and digital content, emphasizing the importance of comprehensive protection in the digital realm. 

Lesson 2: Protecting Personal Data and Privacy 

It focuses on the comprehensive exploration of critical elements in navigating digital environments securely. Participants delve into  

  • data protection principles,  
  • mastering the responsible sharing of Personally Identifiable Information (PII),  
  • learning strategies for safeguarding against potential damages, and  
  • gaining insights into the importance of understanding privacy policies. 

Participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for securing personal data and ensuring privacy in various online contexts.

Various items of security, DigiComPass

Image Description: Responsible sharing of PII and awareness of privacy policies, safeguards against damages. 

 Lesson 3: Protecting health and well-being. 

This module is designed to empower participants with the knowledge and skills to safeguard their well-being in digital environments. It covers: 

  • Health Risks Mitigation. 
  • Digital Technologies for Social Well-being. 
  • Legal Framework and Digital Technologies. 
  • Cyberbullying Awareness. 
  • Online Safety Measures. 

Ensures participants with a holistic understanding of, and the tools to foster a positive and secure digital experience for themselves and their communities.  

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