For Teachers

Teachers – You have an important role to play in supporting young people to explore their career options. 

We've created a Teacher's Toolkit to help you introduce cyber careers within the classroom. Designed to run during a normal period, these activities are fun and engaging. 

Working with Cyber experts, we've created a series of lessons that can be easily used in the classroom.

To access our lessons on how to Rob a Bank, Defend the Hospital, Crack a Million Passwords and more, click here.

These lessons have been designed in such a way that they may be used to support the teaching and delivery of learning outcomes from the following relevant curricula and qualifications.*

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

We are currently working on our events programme for 2020/21 which, due to the pandemic, will now be hosted online only. Once we have confirmed dates and times we will update this page, so watch this space for further information.

handcuffs and key
Oct 29, 2020

How to Solve a Murder

Become a digital detective and see how you can use your digital skills to solve a crime. Start the investigation by collecting, identifying and validating the digital evidence and see if you catch the criminal.

This live lesson gives learners the experience of working as a digital forensic specialist.

pizza
Nov 10, 2020

How to Steal a Pizza

In this live lesson, learners will step into the shoes of a cyber security consultant and help a national pizza restaurant test their website’s security.

They'll work together to detect and analyse real-life security issues and understand how these could be exploited by cyber criminals.

gloves
Dec 9, 2020

Defend the Hospital

In this interactive lesson, learners will step into the shoes of a cyber security defence team to defend against a live cyber attack.

Their challenge is to defend Glenmargaret Hospital from a Denial of Service attack. They will be faced with waves of cyber attacks, and only by working together will they be able to stop the attackers.

Teachers TOOLKIT

cyber pilot

LESSON

All our lessons, including Rob a Bank, Defend the Hospital and Crack a Million Passwords can be found here. 

CURRICULA AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

* Education Scotland Curriculum for Excellence – Outcomes and Experiences

SQA National 3 Computing Science

SQA National 4 Computing Science

SQA National 5 Computing Science

SQA National Progression Award in Cyber Security SCQF Level 4

SQA National Progression Award in Cyber Security SCQF Level 5

SQA National Progression Award in Cyber Security SCQF Level 6