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Workshop on Internet Safety for kids with special needs

Start Time: February 19, 2020 10:00 | End Time: February 19, 2020 13:00
Location: Quartier Militaire State Secondary School (Girls)
The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU), a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication & Innovation organised a half day workshop with the title “Internet Safety for kids with special needs” on Wednesday, 19th February 2020 at Quartier Militaire State Secondary School (Girls). The workshop was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research. The objective of the workshop was to showcase existing online dangers and, at the same time, promote the responsible use of the Internet amongst kids with special needs. A presentation was delivered by the Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius with focus on the responsible use of the internet and underlying dangers such as Online Predators, Sexting, Sextortion and Cyberbullying. Some 20 Special Education Needs (SEN)  schools were present.

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