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Birgy Lorenz

  • PhD
  • Scientist
  • Tallinn University of Technology
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Research interests

cyber hygienedigital safetyseroius gamescyber securityblended learninginternet safetyedutainmentgamingm-learninge-safety

About

Birgy Lorenz PhD is a Scientist at Tallinn University of Technology. Current project Cyber Olympic - find young cyber security talents, raise awareness in cyber security filed. She has finished Tallinn University, Estonia (syllabus INFORMATION SOCIETY TECHNOLOGIES. Thesis: A Model to Evaluate Digital Safety Concerns in School Environment). She is also eSafety trainer in Estonia in a program Safer Internet in Estonia EE SIC. Her activities include being part of developing National Curricula ICT syllabus, writing articles about e-safety, project management in TurvaLan project what has been awarded by: Microsoft (2009): Innovative Teacher Award and European Schoolnet (2010): 1st eLearning Award, in ‘Internet Safety’ category. Teacher of the year in Estonia (2011); nominent of educational project of the year 2017 Estonia.

Co-authors (8)

Publications (5)

  • A Model to Evaluate Digital Safety Concerns in School Environment

    • Lorenz B
    • Kikkas K
    • Laanpere M
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  • Digital Turn in the Schools of Estonia: Obstacles and Solutions

    • Lorenz B
    • Kikkas K
    • Laanpere M
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  • Impacting the Digital Divide on a Global Scale - Six Case Studies from Three Continents

    • Lorenz B
    • Banister S
    • Kikkas K
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  • The Role of Educational Technologist in Implementing New Technologies at School

    • Lorenz B
    • Kikkas K
    • Laanpere M
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  • Thesis: A Digital Safety Model for Understanding Teenage Internet User’s Concerns

    • Birgy Lorenz
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Professional experience

Scientist

Tallinna Tehnikaulikool

May 2017 - Present

lector (Elementary level coding)

Information Technology Foundation for Education

January 2015 - Present

member of the board

Network of Estonian Teachers of Informatics and Computer Science

June 2012 - Present

E-safety lector

Tiger Leap Foundation/Child WellFare

October 2010 - Present

Development manager (ICT), teacher

Pelgulinna Gymnasium

September 2001 - Present

Lector (digital safety, educational infrastructure, mediatechnology, privacy)

Tallinn University, Institute for Informatics

September 2001 - Present

Education history

PhD

Tallinna Ulikool

September 2010 - January 2017(6 years)

Msc

Tallinn University, Institute for Informatics

September 2003 - June 2005(2 years)