Media and data awareness

Media and data awareness

I can show the learners dangers of the Internet when submitting their personal data (e.g. e-mail attachments, online fraud, pornographic and illegal content) and they are directed to critically reflect these.

Basic competency

2. Apply


This competence describes the ability of educators to show students what risks the award of personal data, such as bank data, can entail. The students should be sensitized when handling digital, personal data.

An awareness of data protection, e.g., is of great importance in the digital world, especially since there can be no great damage.

A pedagogue shows his students how they can protect their e-mail mailbox and thus e.g. detect fraudulent mails.

The competencies that fall within the field of “media education” - problem-solving competence“ enable educators to impart students the knowledge and skills they need to become responsible and competent users of digital media. This includes the protection of privacy, the critical reflection of content, the selection of appropriate media, the understanding of media impact and basic information technology skills as a basis for building on it.

Data protection, online security, media competence, Internet hazards, student clarification.