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Teachers attend session on Social Media awareness

An awareness session on Social Media was conducted by CBC Secretary for Communication and Youth for the staff of St Charles Lwanga Secondary School yesterday.

Facilitator Fr. Ambrose Pereira, says the purpose of the session was to make teachers aware of Social Media and the impacts it has.

Fr Ambrose spoke on the importance of understanding Social Media, moral ethics, and use of information.

The two-hour session was attended by 22 teachers at the school library. Among the 22 teachers was the school’s principal, Brother Joymou Matthew, who committed himself to reducing his usage of social media.

With the topic focused on “Understanding Social Media Rightly,” Fr Ambrose spoke on the importance of understanding Social Media.

He touched on ethics in the information society in terms of copy right, good grammar, creating good relationships, getting your facts right and so forth when using social media because the information posted and even if deleted, is there forever.

The session concluded with activities and discussions in addressing social media in schools.

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