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Teacher guide Online safety: professional learning module

TLF ID M024867

This professional learning module focuses on developing teachers’ understanding of online safety and how they can assist their students to build skills to safely use the internet, social media and other forms of digital technology. The module is presented in three interrelated topics: eSafety and health; Digital citizenship; and Managing online activities. The module provides teachers with current, best-practice teaching approaches and links to resources that support the development of the skills and behaviours of good digital citizenship. Strategies are provided for teachers to engage parents in understanding their role in supporting their children to use the internet safely.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is of value in relation to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, particularly the domains of Professional Engagement and Professional Practice. It is especially relevant to two focus areas in Standard 4: Maintain student safety; and Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically.
  • This resource is aligned to the National Safe Schools Framework, in particular, Element 6 A safe school curriculum.
  • This resource is valuable as each topic in the module is accompanied by a podcast with input from leading education specialists in the area on online safety.
Year level

F; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Health and physical education

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Organization: Commonwealth of Australia
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Government Department of Education and Training
  • Organization: Australian Government Department of Education and Training
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
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