The following is
a sample list of student and teacher guidelines that may be incorporated
into a school AUP (Acceptable Use Policy). Some of these guidelines also
apply to Internet usage at home. See No.8 Code of Practice for Internet
Use at Home for further guidelines.
1. Keep your full
name, your address, your home telephone number, and the name and address
of your school a secret.
2. Do not send photographs of yourself or your friends to anyone.
3. Always ask your teacher for permission to download anything from the
4. Always ask teacher's permission before registering to participate in
competitions and before you give the school e-mail address to anyone.
5. Tell your teacher if someone sends you picture that upset you. Do not
reply to that person. Always tell your teacher if you see these kind of
pictures on the Internet.
6. If someone upsets you in a chat room leave it immediately and report
it to your teacher.
7. If someone on the Internet asks to meet you face-to-face always tell
your teacher. 8. Always treat the people you meet on the Internet as strangers
and remember that they may not be who they say they are.
9. Sending personal emails is not allowed. Check with your teacher before
sending class emails.
10. If you have permission to bring to school your own diskettes or CD-ROMs,
always remember to check them for viruses before using them.
11. Never download or upload material without prior permission from your
teacher or school ICT co-ordinator.
12. Always ask teacher's permission before you join a newsgroup or chat
1. Always remove
any unnecessary e-mails from the server as file storage space is limited.
2. Remind students of the school AUP and discuss issues that may arise
relating to its implementation.
3. Update filtering software regularly.
4. Log student access to the Internet and agree on how or if their use
of email, chat and the World Wide Web should be monitored.
5. Remember to log out (and shut down the computer) at the end of your
6. Remind students that the deliberate violation of the school AUP could
lead to the temporary or permanent removal of their account. (Insert the
7. Report child pornography to the hotline, the police or the Internet
translation (and EU harmonizing) of one chapter of the booklet “Internet
in Schools – Ethics and Law.” This booklet was published in May 2000 and
has been used in many Norwegian schools