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Conference to teach students on promoting cyber wellness

More than 800 students from over 200 primary schools, secondary schools and junior colleges will learn how to promote cyber wellness to their peers at the Cyber Wellness Student Ambassador Programme 2014 conference.

SINGAPORE: More than 800 students from over 200 primary schools, secondary schools and junior colleges will learn how to promote cyber wellness to their peers at the Cyber Wellness Student Ambassador Programme 2014 conference.

Organised by student leaders from the School of Science & Technology (SST) and Innova Junior College (IJC), the conference will be held over three days for students from different levels.

The first conference, which is for primary school students, was held at SST on Wednesday.

The conference for junior college students will be held at IJC on 17 March, and the one for secondary school students will be held at SST on 26 March.

Besides planning the programme, the SST and IJC student leaders will facilitate discussions with participants on cyber wellness issues such as cyber bullying.

Schools with student ambassadors who have made commendable contributions in promoting cyber wellness to their peers will be recognised through the Cyber Wellness Student Ambassador Recognition Award.

Twenty schools from primary to junior college level have been selected and will put up an exhibition at the conference to showcase their efforts.

The theme for this year's conference is "Let's Create a Better Internet Together".

It focuses on how student ambassadors can take the lead in becoming a positive online presence by creating meaningful and responsible relationships online. 

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