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Consent for Outside Media



Consent for Outside Media

School District 71 (Comox Valley)
Consent for Outside Media in Schools 

Media (including radio, television, newspapers, and other print and online media) are sometimes permitted or invited to come to the school or to school activities and allowed to take photos or video or conduct interviews with students, for the purposes of promoting public understanding of school programs, building public support for public education, encouraging student achievement, and celebrating your child's accomplishments.


If you do not want your child to be involved in such activities, you need to:


  • Tell your child to avoid these situations,
  • Tell your child's teacher of your wishes,
  • Complete the Protocol and Consent Form that was sent home and ask the school and school district to take reasonable steps to avoid this type of publication of your child's name, image, or personal information by outside media.  


    Note that school and district staff cannot control news media access, photos/videos taken by the media or others in public locations (such as field trips or off school grounds) or school events open to the public, such as sports events, student performances, school board meetings, etc.  ​

Personal Information Consent

School District No.71 (Comox Valley) 
Consent for the Collection, Use and Sharing of Personal Information

Schools and Districts collect, use, and share student personal information that is directly related to and necessary for their educational functions. For other school or education-related purposes, parental or student consent is required.


The Board of Education of School District No. 71 (Comox Valley) is seeking your consent to collect, keep, use and share photographs, videos, images, and/or names of students in a variety of publications and on the school or District's website(s) for education related purposes, such as recognizing and encouraging student achievement, building the school community, celebrating your child's accomplishments, and informing others about school and District programs and activities.


For example, student names, and/or images may be used or shared in

  • school and District communications, such as newsletters, brochures, reports in limited or public circulation;
  • school and District websites;
  • online communities created by teachers and administrators to share ideas, content and messages;
  • student and/or teacher made videos, CDs, and DVDs designed for educational use only;
  • the school yearbook;
  • press releases to local media and this includes photos of graduates that are posted annually


If you do not want this type of information published, complete the appropriate section of the Protocol and Consent Form that was sent home.​

Technology Rights and Responsibilities


updated & rebranded 2018


Technology Rights and Responsibilities


​The Technology Rights and Responsibilities framework is intended as a guide to support essential conversations about digital use, and help develop socially responsible skills, habits and attitudes in all members of our learning community. The intent of looking at both rights and responsibilities is to assist us in creating an inclusive and respectful culture which promotes participation and active citizenship in each unique learning community.



Privacy Rights

I have the right to:

  • Keep my personal information, including my image, private.
  • Develop my identity and to share it in the way that I choose.
  • Be assured that when I give my personal information it will be kept safe and only used in appropriate ways.
  • Correct any of my personal information that is inaccurate.
  • Have my personal information stored in Canada and nowhere else unless I choose for it to be.
  • Protection, if I report something.


Privacy Responsibilities

I have the responsibility to:

  • Take responsibility for my choices and actions.
  • Learn about and always be aware of the risks of sharing my personal information and images with others.
  • Not take someone else's identity (e.g. use another's password).
  • Not take pictures of others on school district property without their permission.
  • Report inaccuracies in my personal information.



Copyright Rights

I have the right to:

  • Be known as the author of works that I have created.
  • Use content, music, images, etc. for my personal and educational use.
  • State how others will use works that I have created and own.


Copyright Responsibilities

I have the responsibility to:

  • Acknowledge and respect the ownership of others over their works.
  • Respect the right of other authors to state how they want their works to be used.


Use and Access to Information Rights

I have the right to:

  • Learn, and communicate my learning.
  • Create new works.
  • Have an opinion and to express myself.
  • Access and use district resources.
  • Locate and share information.


Use and Access to Information Responsibilities

I have the responsibility to:

  • Seek out quality content and that will help me learn and/or perform my duties.
  • Use district resources for educational, school, and district related purposes (e.g. non‐profit).
  • Use no more than my fair share of district resources.


Behaviour Rights

I have the right to:

  • Feel safe and be respected.
  • Be protected from being hurt or mistreated in body or in mind.
  • Choose who I will associate with.


Behaviour Responsibilities

I have the responsibility to:

  • Respect the rights and freedoms of others.
  • Not hurt or mistreat others by what I create and share.
  • Treat others fairly and not harass, stalk, threaten, insult or attack others.
  • Report unsafe and inappropriate behaviour.​