Code of Conduct

The “Young E-Journal” is based on mutual understanding. It is a platform that can help students to improve their language skills, that wants to motivate them and expand the professional network of the participating teachers. For this reason, the spirit of the “Young E-Journal” is based on respect. We do our utmost to protect people from abuse, but we also count on everybody to reduce unwelcome incidents and to help us maintain the positive attitude. Any comments who do not comply with this Code of Conduct will be deleted.

Everything published on this platform must adhere to the following general principles:

  • Inclusion! – Everyone can express his opinions and views!
  • No offences! – Do not offend other individuals!
  • No attacks! – Do not attack or incite violence against people based on their race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender, and/or as a member of a country, group or minority!

Report when necessary: If you encounter posts or comments, see content that is offensive, infringes upon copyright, or you find inappropriate, contact us immediately.

Irrelevant or inappropriate comments on articles: When posting a comment on somebody else’s article, make sure it is relevant and respects the Code of Conduct. Comments must be related to the article.

Bullying and harassment: The “Young E-Journal” does not tolerate bullying or harassment. If you encounter inappropriate comments or if you are victim of cyberbullying, please report the comment.

Intellectual property: Make sure that the content you send to the platform-administrator does not infringe any copyright. Before sending documents, pictures, videos, or any other resources, please make sure you have the right to do so. The platform cannot host videos yet – you will need to upload your video to YouTube first and then send the link. Don’t forget to have a look at their copyright policies too.

Impersonation: You cannot impersonate other individuals or groups/organizations which you do not represent in a manner that is intended to or does mislead, confuse, or deceive others.

Students (minors): The “Young E-Journal” is taking students’ privacy and safety seriously. If you want pictures of pupils to be published, make sure you have the parents’ or/and school’s consent or that pupils are not recognisable.

Private information and Sensitive data: Be thoughtful about what you write in articles and comments that relates to others. You should not share your or others private information – such as personal phone numbers and addresses, credit card details or other private information – or intimate pictures and videos.