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.
Self paced modules
Modules can be expected to take a total of 6 hours to complete.
- 1. The Connected World
- 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
- 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
- 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
- To take the learning from the previous three modules and put it into practice with students.