The Digital Licence has two quiz versions;  A primary quiz aimed at children from 8 to 12 years and a secondary quiz, for children aged between 13 to 14 years.

Secondary Content addresses the problematic issues of: ‘risky behaviours online’, ‘messaging’ & Location based Apps; ‘technology addiction, obsession & compulsion’; ‘relationships and reputation’ and ‘digital footprint’.

Primary Content includes the importance of digital reputation, in app purchasing and traps & screen time implications.

Differences between the Primary & Secondary Quiz Versions

Digital Licence Modules

Primary ONLY (Under 13)

Both

Secondary ONLY (Over 13)

Digital Devices

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  • App downloading & functionality
  • Caring for devices
  • Types of hardware and what they do
  • Standard and extra device features
  • Virus types, warning signs & protections
  • Safe & unsafe Apps
  • Pop ups & dangers associated with
  • Cloud vs. local storage
  • Uses for geo-location
  • Span & junk mail
  • Wi-Fi secure & open
  • App downloading & functionality

Protecting Privacy

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  • Keeping private information private
  • Malware types of and what is
  • Disappearing messages
  • Cloud storage and privacy
  • Passwords strategies and strength
  • Personal information privacy
  • Trust within the online world
  • Software updates and viruses
  • Reporting breaches of privacy
  • Scams types & terminology
  • Messaging apps (e.g. Snapchat, Instagram)
  • Sharing vs. ‘Over-sharing’

Searching & Researching

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  • Key search words
  • Dealing with disturbing content
  • Original ideas vs. others’ ideas
  • Search engines and how they work
  • Hyperlinks and downloads
  • Memory and file size
  • Instant Messaging
  • Video calling & skype
  • Access restrictions
  • Inappropriate communication online
  • Incognito settings
  • Effective search techniques
  • Inappropriate content
  • Citation vs. plagiarism

Creating & Sharing

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  • The ‘reach’ of online posts
  • Copyright & plagiarism
  • Inappropriate comments online
  • Dealing with unwanted feedback (‘haters’)
  • Privacy and sharing
  • Flagging & Tagging
  • Reporting offensive & inappropriate content
  • Sharing vs. Oversharing
  • Online reputation/ Digital Footprint

Social Networking & Gaming

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  • Cyber bullying types in depth
  • Digital rights & responsibilities
  • Social media platforms, age restrictions
  • Online gaming, the good and the bad
  • Geotagging
  • Blogging, accounts & websites
  • Blocking capabilities
  • Cyber bullying
  • Obsession/addiction/compulsion
  • Online/offline life balance

Communicating Safely Online

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  • Inappropriate communication online
  • Appropriate communication online
  • Pop ups and scams
  • Image and video sharing
  • Emailing etiquette
  • Access restrictions

Credits, Coins & Tokens

  • The cost of data and downloading
  • One-off vs. ongoing purchases
  • Real vs. fake online offers
  • Free vs. ‘free’ online deals
  • Tokens and ‘power-ups’ in games
  • Fake vs. real betting online
  • Online accounts of parents
  • Ways sites and apps make money
  • Online subscriptions
  • In game & App purchases
  • Scams & phishing
  • Online transactions
  • Managing online accounts
  • One-off vs. ongoing purchases
  • Real vs. fake online offers

Friends & Strangers (Primary only)

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  • Fake accounts & fake friends
  • Cyber bullying & bystanders
  • ‘Risky’ behaviours
  • Photo permissions
  • Unwanted contact online
  • Forms of cyber bullying
  • Consequences of cyber bullying
  • Managing friends on line
  • Supporting friends when something goes wrong

Relationships & Reputations (Secondary only)

  • Dealing with trolling & aggressive behavior
  • Trust & respectful relationships
  • Peer pressure online
  • Positive thinking & avoiding catastrophising
  • Photo permissions/ risky photo taking & the consequences
  • Risky behaviors on line
  • Unwanted contact online
  • Forms of cyber bullying
  • Consequences of cyber bullying
  • Managing friends on line
  • Supporting friends when something goes wrong