[Offtopic] You tube policy
bell.cameron.p at edumail.vic.gov.au
Mon Sep 10 16:38:53 EST 2007
We don't have specific policy as if you try to create a policy for every
situation you would have a never-ending list.
We tell them in general terms that regardless of the site they are
uploading to or posting on, they should not have any identifying
features *including* school uniforms. School uniforms in particular can
attract the sort of people you don't want to be in contact with.
If they are using mySpace etc, they should be set to private.
I semi regularly trawl these sites for our students and if they are
identifiable I catch up with them at school (I have to do it at home as
they are blocked at school) and have a word to them. Often they are very
surprised that I know anything about it.
WEIR Andrew wrote:
> Dear all
> We are the in the process of looking for a policy for students putting
> images of themselves whilst in school uniform onto you tube and my
> Has any school got a policy for this?
> Also what have schools done to educate students to the dangers of these
> Any help would be great
> We don't want to stop the students using theses sites we would like to
> help educate them better on there dangers.
> Andrew Weir
> Information Technology Coordinator
> Intranet Manager
> Thomas Carr College
> 35 Thomas Carr Drive
> Phone 97484 466
> Fax 9748 4388
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