In recognition of an urgent need to protect and guide children in their use of the internet, Stairway and the Department of Education have formed a partnership on child protection, particularly Online Protection of children. Part of this collaboration is a CyberSafe Project, which addresses the need to protect Filipino children from cyberbullying and online child abuse.
Consistent with our respective mandates, DepEd and Stairway envisioned the creation of the CyberSafe Project Manuals, believing that educating students, teachers and parents about Online Safety is the first step in protecting children from the potential risks associated with the use of the internet and social media.
The CyberSafe Project Manuals consist of several Online Safety Lessons, written by selected DepEd Child Protection Officers under the supervision of Stairway Foundation. The manuals were crafted specifically for Grade Five, Grade Six, and Junior High School students. A field-test of the manuals was successfully conducted late 2015 in Baguio City.