Optus Digital Thumbprint
Optus Digital Thumbprint teaches young people to be safe, responsible and positive online through free, curriculum-aligned workshops that are fun and interactive.
Digital Thumbprint Topics
The Digital Thumbprint Program has five key topics.
- Cyber Security
- Digital Identity
- Cyberbullying and Respectful Relationships Online
- Digital Discernment
- Digital Balance
Each workshop focuses on two of the topics as Core Concepts, allowing you to select the most relevant workshops for your students. Learn more about each topic below.
Learn what happens to your information and how to keep it secure.
Create a positive and authentic image online.
Make the most of your time online – personally and professionally.
Explore how what we see and hear online affects what we think, feel and do.
Discuss the benefits of a balanced online/offline life.
Digital Thumbprint reaches 300,000 students
Since our Optus Digital Thumbprint Program was launched in 2013, a total of 300,000 secondary students across Australia have been taken through the program, with St Joseph’s College in Geelong being the most recent school to help us reach this milestone.
Check out our video resources to help you navigate social media and the world online.
TikTok for Parents
TikTok is the platform of the moment but while it’s lots of fun, there are issues to be aware of. This resource is designed to help you have a structured conversation with your children about how to interact safely on the TikTok platform, and where to report inappropriate contact.
Access top tips from our workshops or complete a digital health check.
Designed exclusively for teachers, these resources contain lesson plans, in-class handouts, top tips and useful links.
Helpful guides with useful links and tips for parents to build awareness and help their children stay digitally safe.
Empowering the next generation
Optus empowers our next generation to learn, achieve their potential and enjoy a bright future. Optus Digital Thumbprint is completely free for schools, and does not promote any Optus products or services.