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How safe is the technology used by your students and staff?

Updated: Jan 3

Safer Technologies for Schools (ST4S) can help review your technologies to ensure that they security, privacy, interoperability, and online safety standards.



Safer Technologies for Schools (ST4S) is a national initiative that assesses the security, privacy, interoperability, and online safety of digital products and services used by Australian and New Zealand schools.


ST4S is important for a number of reasons:

  • It helps schools to choose digital products and services that are safe and secure for their students and staff.

  • It helps to raise awareness of the risks associated with using digital technologies in schools.

  • It provides suppliers of digital products and services with a clear framework for meeting the security and privacy needs of schools.

  • It helps to build trust between schools and suppliers of digital products and services.


What’s the benefit for schools?

  • Schools can be confident that the digital products and services they are using are meeting a high standard of security and privacy.

  • Schools can save time and resources by using the ST4S assessment results to inform their procurement decisions.

  • Schools can demonstrate to their parents and communities that they are committed to protecting the safety of their students online.


What’s the benefit for suppliers?

  • Suppliers can demonstrate to schools that their products and services are safe and secure.

  • Suppliers can gain a competitive advantage by having their products and services assessed against the ST4S framework.

  • Suppliers can use the ST4S assessment results to improve their products and services.

Overall, ST4S is an important initiative that is helping to make Australian and New Zealand schools safer and more secure places for students and staff to learn and teach.


Learn more about https://st4s.edu.au/



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