The West Catholic staff employs a number of strategies to ensure the online safety of students both at school and at home. All student devices are protected with both an Internet content filter and with a mobile device management platform. Additionally, we deliver digital citizenship training to all students throughout the course of the school year via their homerooms. As always, learning to use technology effectively and responsibly is a key life skill. Below are links to specific information regarding content filtering, restrictions, and parenting resources.
The following restrictions are included in the profile installed on all student iPads. These restrictions allow the best balance between providing students a safe media environment and optimal educational experience. To review the specific restrictions placed on devices, click the link below:
A plethora of resources and guidelines exist for assisting schools, parents and kids to develop positive online habits. To review some resources and recommendations have been used within diocesan schools, click the link below: