Digital Identity

Digital Identity
Give students the opportunity to examine their social media profiles and posts through the lens a boss applies in the process of hiring and during employment. Understand the importance of creating a digital brand and enhancing it proactively using social media to raise awareness on issues or opportunities. Recommended for years 9 & 10.


Concepts Covered
Core Concepts

Digital Identity: Ways to create and manage your digital brand.

Digital Balance: The benefits of a balanced online/offline life.

Supporting Concepts

Cyber Security: Always think before you share.

Cyberbullying and Respectful Relationships Online: Your digital interactions and how they can impact in the real world.

Digital Discernment: How your online presence can impact your future.

“The Digital Thumbprint program was well delivered. The students were engaged and the information was relevant. I highly recommend it to other schools.”
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Miller Technology High School, NSW
Curriculum Aligned
  • Understand how language use can have inclusive and exclusive social effects, and can empower or disempower people (ACELA1564)​
  • Understand that people’s evaluations of texts are influenced by their value systems, the context and the purpose and mode of communication (ACELA1565)​
  • Refine vocabulary choices to discriminate between shades of meaning, with deliberate attention to the effect on audiences (ACELA1571)​
  • Analyse and explain how text structures, language features and visual features of texts and the context in which texts are experienced may influence audience response (ACELT1641) ​
  • Evaluate the social, moral and ethical positions represented in texts (ACELT1812)​
  • Evaluate critically how student solutions and existing information systems and policies, take account of future risks and sustainability and provide opportunities for innovation and enterprise (ACTDIP042)
  • Create interactive solutions for sharing ideas and information online, taking into account safety, social contexts and legal responsibilities (ACTDIP043)
Health and Physical Education
  • Evaluate factors that shape identities and critically analyse how individuals impact ​the identities of others (ACPPS089)
  • Examine the impact of changes and transitions on relationships (ACPPS090)​
  • Investigate how empathy and ethical decision making contribute to respectful relationships (ACPPS093)​
  • Evaluate situations and propose appropriate emotional responses and then reflect on possible outcomes of different responses (ACPPS094) ​
  • Critically analyse and apply health information from a range of sources to health decisions and situations (ACPPS095)​
  • Critique behaviours and contextual factors that influence health and wellbeing of ​diverse communities (ACPPS098)​
Technology Year 9 & 10
  • 5.3.1- justifies responsible practices and ethical use of information and software technology
  • 5.3.2- acquires and manipulates data and information in an ethical manner
  • 5.4.1- analyses the effects of past, current and emerging information and software technologies on the individual and society
Communicating with ICT
  • Students present digital data and information effectively to a wide range of audiences for a variety of purposes. Students utilise digital tools to present critical perspectives and information in interesting and thought-provoking ways. They are aware when communicating with known and unknown audiences.
  • Students consider the ethical, social and cultural implications when Communicating with ICT. They consider the perspectives of other users and communicate with respect. They are responsible and ethical users of ICT.
Protecting with ICT
  • Students recognise and respect the views and perspectives of other users and comply with the responsible and ethical use of ICT. They apply appropriate protocols when using ICT to safely create, communicate or share information with known and unknown audiences.
  • Students identify current uses for and impacts of technology in society as well as recognising the rapidly evolving and dynamic nature of technology. They understand the ways in which technology is shaping the way society and workplaces function for example mobility, 24/7 access, global retailing and its possible implications for future use.
Register for Digital Identity
Digital Thumbprint is designed to run for 45-60 minutes and is delivered by our engaging facilitators at your school. For optimal results, we recommend a workshop size of no more than 30 students.


Cyber Security
Learn what happens to your information and how to keep it secure.
Create a positive and authentic image online.
Digital Discernment
Explore how what we see and hear online affects what we think, feel and do.
Digital Balance
Discuss the benefits of a balanced online/offline life.

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