Professional learning program for teachers

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

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eSafety's professional learning program 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.

The webinars are designed for primary and secondary teachers, wellbeing professionals and teaching support staff. The material is based on current research sourced by eSafety’s expert Education and Training team.

On completion, participants will receive a certificate that acknowledges two hours of professional learning. 

NSW teachers will receive NESA accreditation and ACT teachers will receive TQI accreditation, where indicated.

 

2022 webinars

These two-hour webinars include a 90-minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of reading time and a quiz.

Digital rights and responsibilities of students and educators

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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Online harmful sexual behaviours, misinformation and emerging technologies

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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Other webinars you can book

Explore our other educational webinars that will 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 risks and protective factors 

1.5 hours – 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 your staff trained (minimum 50 participants), please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information or to book a session.

 

Online safety for school leaders

2 hours – can be used toward elective professional learning hours and 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 their current online environment and safeguards
  • explore strategies to engage and support the whole school community.

If you would like your staff trained (minimum 20 participants), please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online safety for youth leaders

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

This webinar supports 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 your staff trained (minimum 30 participants), please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information.