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Be an eSafe kid: Being an upstander

About this resource

A live Virtual Classroom webinar that explores how a small action (posting a photo) can cause harm. It looks at the ways students can be upstanders and support their friends online.

Target audience


Middle primary, Upper primary


Accessing support, Cyberbullying, Upstander

Type of resource

Live virtual classroom event, teacher notes, student worksheet, student follow-up activities


45-minute webinar

Australian curriculum

Key learning areas

English, Technologies, Health and Physical Education

General capabilities

Personal and Social Capability, Literacy; ICT Capability; Critical and Creative Thinking; Ethical Understandings

Using this resource

Students will:

  • use a case study to explore how being an upstander can help a situation
  • learn how to be upstanders themselves
  • recognise the harm that can be caused by cyberbullying.

The whole class participates in a live video lesson with a trainer. The trainer talks through PowerPoint slides and students complete a worksheet during the presentation. There are optional follow-up activities.


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Topic: Be an eSafe kid: Being an upstander

Please note: We request that teachers register their classes for these webinars. Individual student registration will not be accepted, as connections to the online platform are limited. Schools can register for any open session hosted by eSafety or a session hosted by their school jurisdiction. 

If your students are learning from home and need individual connections, please contact


Vic Dept of Education and Training

Session times: (AEDT)

  • Tuesday, 16 March 2021 at 2.00 pm to 2.45 pm (AEDT)



NSW Dept of Education

Session times: (AEDT)

  • Monday, 15 March 2021 at 12.00 pm to 12.45 pm
  • Tuesday, 16 March 2021 at 9.30 am to 10.15 am



ACT Education Directorate

Session time: (AEDT)

  • Friday, 19 March 2021 at 10.00 am to 10.45 am



WA Dept of Education

Session time: (AWST)

  • Tuesday, 16 March 2021 at 9.30 am to 10.15 am



QLD Dept of Education

Session time: (AEST)

  • Friday, 19 March 2021 at 11.00 am to 11.45 am



Open sessions available to all State, Catholic and Independent schools

Session time: (AEDT)

  • Monday 15 March 2021 at 9.30 to 10.15 am
  • Monday 15 March 2021 at 1.30 to 2.15 pm
  • Wednesday 17 March 2021 at 9.30 to 10.15 am
  • Thursday 18 March 2021 at 11.30 to 12.15 pm
  • Tuesday 18 May 2021 at 9.30 to 10.15 am



Australian Curriculum outcomes

This presentation will address Australian Curriculum English and HPE (Health and Physical Education) outcomes including:

  • Discuss and interpret health information and messages in the media and internet (ACPPS039)
  • Describe and apply strategies that can be used in situations that make them feel uncomfortable or unsafe (ACPPS035 - Scootle)
  • Describe how respect, empathy and valuing diversity can positively influence relationships (ACPPS037 - Scootle)
  • Investigate community resources and ways to seek help about health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS053 - Scootle)
  • Practise skills to establish and manage relationships (ACPPS055 - Scootle)