Welcome to Optus’ Digital Thumbprint program

Join us in the development of savvy, responsible and proactive members of Australia’s online community, now and in the future

About Digital Thumbprint

Optus is focused on and committed to championing younger people and empowering this next generation to achieve their full potential and enjoy a bright future. As such, this program is offered to schools for free, and will not promote any of Optus’ products or services.

Created in close consultation with leading education experts and delivered free to Secondary schools in metropolitan NSW, VIC & QLD by a team of world-class facilitators, the program contains 3 face-to-face, curriculum aligned workshops tailored to the needs of specific year groups that empower and inform Australia’s young digital natives.

The program also includes Digital Thumbprint Champions, creating Go2s who promote digital citizenship and online health to their peers through online activities and offline events that support students. Digital Thumbprint Champions features a face-to-face workshop and on-going online engagement.

By making digital education fun and interactive, Digital Thumbprint teaches students the advantages of a positive online presence whilst arming them with the facts they need to stay safe online in a way students can understand, use and enjoy.

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The Workshops

Digital Insight

Years 7 & 8

45-60 minutes

Developing discerning users

Through a series of fun activities, this workshop brings to life the vital information students need to become discerning internet users.

Concepts covered include information security, online business models and terms and conditions

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Digital Impact

Years 9 & 10

45-60 minutes

Creating a positive online identity

This engaging workshop focuses on the impact students have on themselves and others, including how to help friends who may be facing anti-social activity.

Concepts covered include intention and impact, online identity and defending friends

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Digital Ambition

Years 11 & 12

45-60 minutes

Using technology to help with study

In this thought provoking workshop, students will be equipped with strategies to use technology to aid rather than distracts from their ambitions.

Concepts covered include productivity and time management techniques, online study resources

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In-class Leadership Workshops
100%
Off-line Events & Activities
100%
Digital Resources & Tools
100%
Digital Thumbprint Champions aims to teach and resource students to improve their online health, safety and digital citizenship through online engagement. In Digital Thumbprint Champions, students are equipped with the knowledge and tools to spread the message of digital citizenship and online health in their own communities.

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EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION

Optus is focused on and committed to empowering the next generation to achieve their full potential and enjoy a bright future. As such, this program is offered to schools for free, and will not promote any of Optus’ products or services.