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Professional learning program for teachers

Webinar-based professional development for teachers provided by eSafety’s expert education and training team.

Program details

The eSafety professional learning program covers the latest online safety research, case studies and teaching strategies to help teachers integrate online safety into their programs and student wellbeing planning.

This program includes 90 minutes of professional learning through live webinar participation, the completion of 30 minutes of readings and an assessment.  Teachers who complete the course will receive a certificate for 2 hours of professional learning. ACT teachers will receive TQI accreditation.

Note: Due to current advice from NESA, the 2 hours of training can be used towards teacher identified hours.


This professional learning is aimed at primary and secondary teachers, counsellors, psychologists and teaching support staff. 

Teacher professional standards

This program addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

  • 4.4 - Maintain student safety
  • 4.5 - Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically

Online safety module – risks and protective factors

By the end of this module teachers will be able 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.


  • Thursday, 11 February 3.30pm-5.00pm [AEDT]
  • Wednesday, 17 February 3.30pm-5.00pm [AEDT]
  • Tuesday, 23 February 7.30pm-9.00pm [AEDT]
  • Monday, 8 March 3.30pm-5.00pm [AEDT]
  • Thursday, 11 March 7:30pm - 9:00pm [AEDT]
  • Wednesday, 24 March 3.30pm- 5.00pm [AEDT]

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Online Safety for school leaders

(can be from 1.5 to 3 hours)

This presentation is designed 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 their current online environment and safeguards
  • explore strategies to engage and support the school community.

If you would like your staff trained (20+ participants required), please contact for more information.

Online safety for adults who are youth leaders

(can be from 1 to 2 hours)

This presentation is designed to:

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

Please contact for more information.