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Data Security: the board game

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This document, designed for youth workers and educators, contains the description and access to the
printable materials of an educational board game about data security developed during Eduboards training course.

Aims of the tool

This game aims to raise awareness about the ways personal data can be exploited and it shows good
practices on how you can protect your data. It brings awareness on some of the most popular types of
scams and how to protect yourself from them.

Description of the tool

"Data security" covers the topic of media literacy and personal data protection and it can be used in IT
education classes. The learning objectives are to bringing awareness on social circles and stating good
practices in protecting personal data.
The action cards to be played during the game contain also information about common schemes and risks
that may affect your data and/or privacy in your daily use of internet and safe easy behavior defenses to
apply against them. The game was designed to help youth to:
- Be aware of personal data exploitation;
- Understand the circle of life data;
- Be aware of the risks of sharing private content online;
- Get to know safe tool and helpful behavior to adopt for safer and more mindful internet use;
- Discuss about social bubbles phenomena

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Tool overview

This tool is for

Young people 16+

and addresses

Personal Development

It is recommended for use in:

Youth Exchanges
Transnational Youth Initiatives

Materials needed:

Printed game


60 min

Behind the tool

The tool was created by

Sofia Petrova (Germany), Nuno Neto (Portugal), Katarina Vagaja (Croatia) and Luka Jelic (Croatia)

in the context of

Training Course: Eduboards designed and delivered by Pavel Vassiljev & Filip Gabor

The tool has been experimented in

Youth centers with young people, training courses for media literacy experts

The tool was published to the Toolbox by

Pavel Vassiljev (on 25 June 2020)

and last modified

1 February 2020

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