Resources

Guard yourself against the effects of bullying and cyberbullying with these resources. Learn ways to stay safer online, find assistance for those in need (yourself or others), or simply get educated on how to be a better advocate for inclusion.

We’ve got the tools for everyone, from kids to teens, teachers to parents.

 

Cyberbullying

There’s No Excuse

MediaSmarts and TELUS Wise have created a series of four short videos and accompanying resources called There’s No Excuse to help start the conversation around sexting and healthy relationships, and help youth understand that forwarding a sext can do a lot of harm. Learn More

Media Smarts - There's No Excuse

A Guide for Trusted Adults

A Guide for Trusted Adults prepares all the adults young women turn to when they need help when they have problems online. It includes information about the issues girls and young women face, conversation-starters, ways to support and advocate for them and information on legal issues that can affect girls’ online lives.

A Guide for Trusted Adults
A guide for trusted adults

Canadian Association For Suicide Prevention

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) provides information and resources to communities to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the risk of suicide contagion.

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
306-525-5333

Comprehensive School Community Health

In Saskatchewan, health and safety of children and youth is addressed through a Comprehensive School Community Health (CSCH) approach. This approach encourages schools, families and community partners to work together to improve the student achievement and well-being.

Comprehensive School Community Health

Digital Citizenship Continuum from Kindergarten to Grade 12

The Digital Citizenship Continuum from Kindergarten to Grade 12 provides age appropriate learning ideas for teachers to help students build an understanding of safe and appropriate online practices in the key areas of privacy protection; rights and responsibilities; and respectful online behaviour.

Digital Citizenship Continuum from Kindergarten to Grade 12

Digital Citizenship Education in Saskatchewan Schools

Digital Citizenship Education in Saskatchewan Schools is a policy guide developed for school division staff to work with school administrators and teachers to help students build an understanding of safe and appropriate online behaviour. The guide offers a roadmap to develop division-wide digital citizenship policies and school-specific digital citizenship guidelines and procedures; tools and resources to support digital citizenship education; and a digital citizenship continuum for Kindergarten through Grade 12 students.

Digital Citizenship Education in SK Schools

Ignition Online Course on Digital Citizenship

Ignition is an online course for grades 5-8 students. The resource addresses digital citizenship topics including: cyberbullying, Ignition online course aligns with Saskatchewan's Digital Citizenship Continuum. Available in English and French.

Ignition Online Course on Digital Citizenship

Media Smarts

MediaSmarts' educational K-12 resources cover a wide-range of issues in “traditional” media and digital media. The resources align with provincial curriculum and the majority of the resources are free. There are supports to help students learn how to address cyberbullying, strategies, overview of Canadian laws, resources for parents and for teachers.

Media Smarts

Need Help Now

needhelpnow.ca provides information to youth who have been negatively impacted by a sexual picture/video being shared by peers. The website outlines what information should be included when contacting a website to request the removal of content, sample complaints and step-by-step information for contacting popular websites.

Need Help Now

Privacy and Access in Saskatchewan Schools

To help Saskatchewan school divisions clearly understand the legislation concerning privacy and access, resources were developed regarding The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LAFOIP). Issues such as collection, retention and disposal of records, custody and access, social media, privacy breaches, and an overview of privacy legislation are addressed.

Learn about privacy in Saskatchewan schools