1. Help students understand the dangers of identity theft

2. Help students identify ways they can protect themselves


If a person thinks they have been ‘Phished’, they should contact the Gardaí


Student Notes

Identity Theft

Lesson Plan 3, Improver's Course

This lesson will help students understand the dangers of identity theft and ways they can protect themselves.

Suggested Actions

Download or print the student notes

Ask your student if they have ever heard of identity theft

Explain what identity theft is and the term Phishing using the student notes

Reassure your student that there are various things they can do to protect their identity

Outline the precautions they can take using the student notes

Activity - take the ‘Phishing’ test

Go to www.paypal.com/fightphishing & take the test