Professional learning program for teachers

Free professional learning designed for educators and others working with children and young people. 

eSafety's professional learning covers the latest online safety research, case studies and teaching strategies. It aims to support educators and those who work with young people to integrate online safety into their programs and student wellbeing planning.

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2022 webinars

Responding and reporting: Critical online incidents in school settings

This webinar runs for one hour and can be used toward teacher identified or elective professional learning hours.

The session is designed for wellbeing and school leaders who lead or support the immediate responding and reporting of critical online incidents within school communities. It will explore case studies, incident assessment tools and how to support both primary and secondary school students.

This webinar will help you to:

  • respond to online incidents with tools and strategies to deal with cyberbullying, image-based abuse, fight videos, self-harm and suicide content
  • identify eSafety reporting options 
  • determine key steps to collect evidence when making a report to eSafety.

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If you would like to organise a training session, please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information. You will require a minimum number of 30 participants.

 

Digital rights and responsibilities of students and educators

This two-hour webinar includes a 90-minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of reading time, a quiz and a certificate that acknowledges two hours of professional learning.

This webinar will help you to:

  • identify the key opportunities and challenges facing children and young people online
  • create and facilitate learning opportunities that empower children and young people to develop an understanding of their digital rights and responsibilities
  • assist young people to take an active role in protecting and promoting positive and safer online environments for themselves and others
  • identify digital rights and responsibilities for educators through a safety lens that extends to the whole community
  • examine strategies to communicate and model positive online behaviour.

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Accreditation: Successful participants will gain two hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited Professional Development. This will be credited towards the student/child mental health priority areas, addressing standard descriptors 4.3.2 and 4.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

 

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If you would like to organise a training session, please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information. You will require a minimum number of 50 participants.

 

Online harmful sexual behaviours, misinformation and emerging technologies

This two-hour webinar includes a 90-minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of reading time, a quiz and a certificate that acknowledges two hours of professional learning.

What is online harmful sexual behaviour and what role do emerging technologies play? This webinar offers evidence-based targeted advice to identify and understand the impact of online harmful sexual behaviour, while providing the skills to keep students safe online.

This webinar will help you to:

  • identify online harmful sexual behaviours and develop skills to support students’ knowledge of consent, online respect, and refusal skills
  • identify the impact of online misinformation and support students as they develop skills to critically evaluate information and sources
  • explore the social and safety implications of emerging technologies and understand the key safety skills young people will require.

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Accreditation: Successful participants will gain two hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited Professional Development. This will be credited towards the student/child mental health priority areas, addressing standard descriptors 3.3.2 and 4.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

 

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If you would like to organise a training session, please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information. You will require a minimum number of 50 participants.

Other webinars you can book

Explore our other educational webinars designed to keep you, your students, school or community group safe online. Courses cover risk and mitigation, critical information for school leaders and a tailored program for youth leaders.

Online safety for school leaders

This webinar runs for two hours and can be used toward elective professional learning hours. It is TQI accredited for ACT educators.

This online course will explore what your school can do to improve online safety.

This webinar will help you to:

  • explore the current technology trends and issues for young people
  • examine realistic scenarios and work through possible processes and procedures
  • use eSafety’s Toolkit for Schools to assess the current online environment and safeguards
  • explore strategies to engage and support the whole school community.

If you would like to organise a training session, please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information. You will require a minimum number of 20 participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online safety for youth leaders

This webinar runs for 1.5 hours and can be used towards elective professional learning hours.

It is designed to support peer leaders and consultants who lead, educate and mentor school-aged children in the community. We explore The eSafety Guide and help young people to stay safe.

This webinar will help you to:

  • explore the current technology trends and issues for young people
  • examine the online environment and safe online interactions with children and young people
  • manage risks and support young people in a youth group environment
  • highlight eSafety resources for youth leaders.

If you would like to organise a training session, please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information. You will require a minimum number of 30 participants.

 

Online risks and protective factors 

This webinar runs for 1.5 hours and can be used toward elective professional learning hours.

This webinar is popular with those new to understanding online safety. It has been designed for primary and secondary teachers, wellbeing professionals and teaching support staff. 

This webinar will help you to:

  • understand the key skills young people need to protect themselves from online risks
  • identify resources to support online safety education
  • recognise current trends in technology and the latest online safety research.

If you would like to organise a training session, please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information. You will require a minimum number of 50 participants.