The Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge, supported by the Victorian Government, is an initiative that aims to ignite interest and awareness in cyber security careers by empowering students to test drive cyber careers and build their foundational skills and understanding of the cyber security field.
The challenge is a “Call to Action” for all schools and tertiary institutions to register students and complete the Cyber Security Experience. The Victorian Government will award the Victorian schools and tertiary institutions with the highest rate of participation.
The Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge, supported by the Victorian Government, is an initiative that aims to ignite interest in cyber security careers by empowering students to test drive cyber careers and build their foundational skills and understanding of the cyber security field.
Teachers follow these steps to participate in the Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge:
STEP 1 - Register your school or institution here for the Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge on the Optus Cyber Security Experience registration page.
STEP 2 - You will receive two emails to begin the program, one to confirm your email address and another to activate your account.
STEP 3 - After login the teacher will be guided to the instructor dashboard where you will find the Student Registration Key and URL your students will use when registering. Students will require an email address to register.
STEP 4 - Explore the Cyber Security Experience as a student to help you guide the student experience. Use the student key or click on your account name in the top left of the screen selecting student mode.
STEP 5 - Take your students through the Cyber Security Experience, giving them the opportunity to explore mentor journeys, experience the cyber situation, and take part in a range of cyber challenges.
STEP 6 - After completing the program with your students, why not share student and teacher perspectives about cyber security using social media and multimedia.
STEP 7 - Students and teachers can return to the Cyber Security Experience program any time by using login details.
STEP 8 - Teachers complete the Cyber Teacher professional learning program.
The Victorian Government is accelerating cyber skills development for Victorian schools, universities, tertiary providers and is positioning Victoria as the hub of cyber security in Australia.
The vision for Melbourne to become Australia's technology hub of cyber security and cyber security skills development in Australia.
The Project aims to provide Victoria the highest number of cyber security graduates and workforce ready cyber professionals in next five years.
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