Macksville High students took part in the Optus Digital Thumbprint workshop

Macksville students learn how to be safe online

The online world is becoming ever more complex, especially for our youth.

On Monday students at Macksville High School took part in the Optus Digital Thumbprint workshop, a program designed for students with the aim of creating a safer online environment.

The program teaches young people how to be safe, responsible and positive online. Workshop facilitators covered a range of topics, including understanding your social media footprint, password security, safeguarding your online identity and cyberbullying.

Since 2013, Digital Thumbprint has educated more than 300,000 primary and secondary school students across Australia through free, curriculum-aligned in-school workshops.

Digital Thumbprint is certified by the Office of the e-Safety Commissioner. Find out more about Digital Thumbprint at

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