Be a DQ hero in the online world! Learn about the 8 Digital Citizenship Skills that will help you become a responsible and healthy online user for yourself and for others so that together, we can build a better and brighter digital world.

Be a DQ hero in the online world! Learn about the 8 Digital Citizenship Skills that will help you become a responsible and healthy online user for yourself and for others so that together, we can build a better and brighter digital world.

Tools & Resources

Be a DQ hero in the online world by downloading the resources below:

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DQ Digital Citizenship

The first phase of the DQ educational program focuses on developing Digital Citizenship competencies for young children aged 8 – 12 because there is an urgent need to prepare them for the digital world when they actively start engaging in digital media and devices. This age is a critical time when children typically become active on social media and are exposed to cyber risks. Children at this age are also vulnerable as they begin to seek social inclusion. They are at the crucial stage when they start to figure out their sense of what is right and wrong, taking their first steps on a lifelong journey to build their sense of identity and discernment.

Based on academic research on childhood cyber wellness and cyber security, the DQ Institute have identified 8 core Digital Citizenship competencies that children need:

  • Digital Citizen Identity
  • Screen Time Management
  • Cyberbullying Management
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Digital Empathy
  • Digital Footprint Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Privacy Management
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Be a DQ Hero by Learning Digital Citizenship Skills on DQ World.net

Master the 8 Digital Citizenship Skills through DQ World, an e-learning platform for children ages 8-12, to learn, play and empower themselves to become informed and discerning digital citizens to safely navigate the digital world.

For students: 

  • Read more about the DQ World and the 8 Digital Citizenship skills through the comic.
  • With your parent or guardian, sign up on DQWorld.net to learn the 8 Digital Citizenship skills.

For parents:

  • Guide your children in signing up for DQWorld.net.
  • Make a family pledge together with your kids and commit to healthier media habits together.

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