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Connect.ed is a self-paced online training program that offers teachers the knowledge, confidence and resources to help students stay safe online.

Learning activities include issue-based simulations that replicate a student's experience in social networking sites; video interviews with experts in the field, attitudinal surveys and interactive case studies that prompt teacher self-reflection.

This resource consists of four modules and will take approximately six hours to complete. It can however be done in stages with a Certificate provided on completion.

Connect.ed Modules

6hr

Self paced modules

Online training

Modules can be expected to take a total of 6 hours to complete.

1. The Connected World
Purpose:
  • To introduce the positive nature of the online world
  • To familiarise teachers with the online world and the activities that their students might be undertaking online
  • To induct teachers as guides and mentors for their students
2. Cybersafety and your students
Purpose:
  • To alert teachers to unsafe, anti-social and potentially harmful online behaviours and content
  • To provide safe online strategies for teachers to pass onto students
  • To raise awareness of current issues such as cyberbullying, sexting, identity theft and inappropriate contact and content
3. Schools and the Law
Purpose:
  • To raise awareness of a school and teachers’ duty of care obligations
  • To look at suitable policies and processes to better address cybersafety issues
  • To raise awareness of legal implications of certain online conduct
4. Putting it into Practice
Purpose:
  • To take the learning from the previous three modules and put it into practice with students.
BOSTES | Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards NSW

Professional Development Accreditation for NSW

Half day PD for educators 4hr
Full day PD for educators 6hr
Connect.ed - 4 modules 6hr

Scope of Endorsement

Completing Half day PD for educators will contribute 4 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Completing Full day PD for educators will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Completing Connect.ed will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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