In this world of accelerating technology and media, educators in UAE find ways to educate the young to develop digital ethics regarding plagiarism, stealing another user’s online information, creating fake profile or selling another person’s online identity and ways to protect their privacy online.
Many schools support programmes that protect children from the perils of digital media, social media in particular as regards their privacy and rights of others. Common Sense Media is an organisation that provides schools with resources, learning programs and support on digital ethics. These resources are aided with age appropriate advisory discussions on ethical behaviors too. They are also made aware of different types of cyber bullying, Children also take special classes and exams for online ethics which counts towards their final class grade. Students also take a pledge to be a better digital citizen and use internet safely and ethically.