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Be an eSafe kid: We are connected – using tech safely, responsibly and with respect

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About this resource

This live Virtual Classroom webinar is designed to support Year 5 and 6 students to learn about online communities, group chats and echo chambers. Students will also explore how to be a good digital citizen and safeguard themselves and others online.

Target audience


Upper primary


Positive online behaviour, Respectful online relationships, Online friends, Cyberbullying, Critical thinking, Consent, Choice, Upstander

Type of resource

Live Virtual Classroom event, teacher notes and student worksheet


45-minute webinar

Australian curriculum

Key learning areas

Health and Physical Education, Digital Technologies, Humanities and social sciences and English

General capabilities

Literacy, Numeracy, ICT Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding

Key outcomes

By the end of the learning, students will be able to:

  • gain insights into online communities, group chats and echo chambers
  • identify the qualities of a good digital citizen
  • use strategies to safeguard themselves and others online.

Using this resource

Students can participate by:

  • listening to the presenter
  • thinking about different concepts of online safety
  • recording answers to the questions on the worksheet (optional)
  • responding to teacher-facilitated discussions
  • taking the worksheet home and sharing their learning with parents or carers.

For more information about this Virtual Classroom webinar, please contact


Register now

Please note: These webinars are designed for teachers to use with their students in the classroom. Individual student registrations will not be accepted, as connections to the online platform are limited. If students are learning from home, teachers should register and share their screen with their students.

Schools can register for any open session hosted by eSafety or a session hosted by your school jurisdiction.


Open sessions available to all State, Catholic and Independent schools

Session times (Australian Eastern Standard Time):

  • 9 August: 9.30am
  • 15 August: 9.30am
  • 16 August: 2.00pm 



Department of Education NSW

Session times (Australian Eastern Standard Time):

  • 13 August: 2.00pm



Department of Education WA

Session time (Australian Western Standard Time):

  • 15 August: 9.30am