The guides in this section in this section contain information and advice relevant to both online safety and digital citizenship. There are guides for safe and responsible use of digital technology, bullying prevention and response strategies and copyright in schools including kura.

Digital Technology: Safe & responsible use in schools

This guide provides advice on how to manage digital technology under legislation relating to searches and confiscation of property. It also provides general advice for schools about preventing incidents by promoting safe and responsible use of digital technology.


Copyright in Schools



This link takes schools to information and advice around copyright legislation and how it may apply to New Zealand schools.  It also provides schools with guidance around the use of YouTube in the classroom and the relevance of the NZ Copyright Act.



Bullying Prevention and Response: A Guide for Schools

The guide focuses on bullying behaviour and bullying behaviour between students. The guide has four main sections: Understanding bullying, safe and positive school environments, bullying policies and processes, and responding to bullying behaviour.