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Digital Identity and Wellbeing

Digital wellbeing maps to UKPSF: v1 Digital indentity maps to UKPSF A5, V2, V4

Digital Identity Management

The capacity to develop and project a positive digital identity or identities and to manage digital reputation

  • - Develop and project a positive digital identity or identities as an educator and manage digital reputation across a range of platforms.
  • - Maintain a range of digital profiles and other identity assets such as a professional development record.
  • - Support learners to manage their digital identity and reputation.
  • - Collate and curate professional materials (eg learning and teaching materials) across digital networks).

At higher levels:

  • - Publish or share open materials relevant to learning and teaching; contribute to building the digital reputation of the organisation; monitor impact across digital networks.

Digital Wellbeing

The capacity to look after personal health, safety, relationships and work-life balance in digital settings

  • - Look after personal health, safety, relationships and work-life balance in the digital organisation: model this to learners.
  • - Act with respect for the health of others and of the natural environment when using digital technologies: model this to learners.
  • - Participate in digital safety and cyber-bullying initiatives; address digital responsibility with learners, and the consequences of negative online behaviours.
  • - Ensure equality of access to digital opportunity; use digital technologies to support access and inclusion.
  • - Balance digital with real-world interactions appropriately to support learning and teaching relationships.

TEL Recommends

Taking the Digital Discovery tool really made me aware of the importance of work-life balance and encouraged me to make improvements on my own digital wellbeing and also that of others too. (Suzy)

Twitter has really helped me develop my own personal learning network and is a great tool for organising and curating content. If you don't know how to get started, the 10 days of Twitter course is a great way of learning Twitter from scratch, or you could try out the Twitter Essential Training course on LinkedIn Learning (Phil)

Turn off email notifications to help you focus on tasks and reduce stress over the working day. (Jo)

Getting help in person

The Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team and the Digital Training Team supports staff in using a range of tools and applications that can help you develop your digital capabilities in the area of digital identity and wellbeing.

Tel Team

The TEL team provide help and support in the following areas:

Contact TEL@yorksj.ac.uk to discuss your training needs...

Digital Training Team

Digital Training provide help and support in:

Contact DigitalTraining@yorksj.ac.uk for more information...


Here are a few examples of the tools and resources that can help develop your digital capabilities in the area of digital identity and wellbeing.


10 Days of Twitter

If you have not used Twitter before, this course will help get you started with setting up Twitter and can be accessed via our 10 days of twitter page


Ally helps institutions build a more inclusive learning environment and improve the student experience by helping them take clear control of course content with usability, accessibility and quality in mind. For more information visit our Ally webpages

External Resources:


Wakelet helps you curate and organise content to save and share. See the Educator's guide for more information

Online safety information

Online Safety: Tips for Educators, Parents and Students

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