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The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) is continuing to raise awareness about cyberbullying and addiction through a series of virtual cyberbullying interactive sessions.

Sponsored by UNICEF, they will cover several topics including: the signs of cyberbullying and addiction, internet safety and balancing the online environment with your regular life.

Links to the sessions will be communicated to student leaders, parents and teachers through their respective schools and year groups.

The schedule is as follows: tomorrow, Tuesday, March 16, the discussion will cater to all parents of Class Three students. This will be followed by another on Wednesday, March 17, for parents of Third Form students. Both sessions will be held from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday, March 18, the awareness exercise will target all nursery, reception and infant teachers of primary schools, while Classes One, Two, Three and Four teachers will have their session on Friday, March 19.

Teachers at the secondary level will have their opportunity the following week, with the session for those who teach First to Third Form, being held on Monday, March 22.  Their Fourth, Fifth and Upper Fifth Form counterparts will have theirs on Tuesday, March 23.

All sessions will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, March 24, the exercise will target the primary schools again, with two sessions. The first will be held for Student Leaders from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., while the second, slated to run from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., will cater to their parents and the Parent-Teacher Associations.

The final two discussions targeting secondary schools, will be held on Thursday, March 25.  The first, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. is aimed at Student Leaders, while the session for their parents and Parent-Teacher Associations is slated for 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


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