Tēnā koutou katoa. Cyber Skills Aotearoa consists of unplugged and online resources that provide teachers and students with classroom-ready activities and challenges to develop students’ cyber security skills and dispositions.
Activities and challenges are aligned with Hangarau wāhanga ako | Technology learning areas and are free for Aotearoa New Zealand students in years 6-13. All learning resources are available in English and te reo Māori.
The activities and challenges are developed by Grok Academy, in partnership with Tātai Aho Rau CORE Education, the New Zealand Government, and industry.
Activities and challenges are aligned with Hangarau wāhanga ako | Technology learning areas, and raise awareness of cyber security careers.
The first course of the Cyber Skills Aotearoa programme focuses on topics related to information security:
The full Cyber Skills Aotearoa programme consists of the following courses:
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Tēnā koutou katoa. Join us for Cyber Skills Aotearoa Information Security webinars. Hear from cybersecurity industry experts on current trends, the importance of this topic in the classroom and career pathways in cybersecurity. Owen Brasier and Julie McMahon from the Grok Academy team will provide an overview of the information security course content, links to the curriculum and how to enrol your students for this free online course.
Questions? Email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Webinar Dates and Registration Links
28 February 4-5 pm (Focus on Years 6-8):
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Cyber Comp is free for Aotearoa New Zealand students in years 6-13. Starting on February 27, and running for four weeks, Cyber Comp introduces students to problems that require the application of cyber security knowledge and skills.
After taking part in Cyber Comp students will:
Poster - How good are your passwords? Download this poster to teach your students how to create good passwords.
Poster - Too good to be true? Download this poster to help your students identify a scam online.
Card deck - Cyber card game - download your free classroom set of these cyber cards to promote discussion on cyber security practice in your classroom.
Note: print out the cards double-sided
Information Flyer Download and share this flyer to spread the word about the Cyber Skills Aotearoa program.