Masterclasses: 22 March 2017

Conferences & Expo: 23 - 24 March 2017

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre






eSafety in a Digitally Networked World 

Wednesday 22nd March 2017















Kellie Britnell

Senior Education Advisor, Office of
the Children’s eSafety Commissioner













Cara Webber

Senior Education Advisor, Office of
the Children’s eSafety Commissioner


As  the Senior Education Advisors of the Australian Government’s Office of the Children’s eSafey Commissioner, Kellie and Cara will show you how best to balance the benefits vs the risks posed to children, families and educators online. Your most pressing risks will be identified, and you’ll find out how to mitigate them. Come away from this Masterclass ready to protect yourself and your communities online, with a constructive language and approach through which to communicate with your whole school community.


Who Should Attend?

  • School Executive / Deputy Principals / Principals
  • ICT Integrators / Facilitators / Coordinators
  • IT and Network Managers
  • School Councilors / Learning Support Officers
  • P&C Association Executive / Board Members


Why Attend?

  • This Masterclass will provide you with strategic advice on new and emerging technology trends affecting the eSafety and cybersecurity responsibilities of school communities
  • We will explore cybersafety, privacy awareness and digital citizenship
  • Discover the greatest risk areas, and the potential reputational and wellbeing impacts
  • Delegates will be exposed to a range of resources and programs, and participate in tutorial and discussions to develop their skills and confidence in handling eSafety and cybersecurity issues.
  • Learn how to design school policies and processes to keep students and educators safe online


Attendance at National FutureSchools Expo counts towards PD/professional learning activities  which you can record  with your relevant state teacher registration board.


What To Bring?

  • Please BYO laptop device, not just a tablet or iPad.  Wireless Internet is provided.

Addressed Standard Descriptors from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
1.1.1, 3.3.2, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 4.4.2, 6.2.2, 7.3.1



8:30 | Arrival

9:00 | Commencement

9:00 – 10:30 | Session 1 

  • The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner is Australia’s leader in online safety. In this session participants will be provided with a clear understanding of the functions and relevance of the eSafety Commissioner to the education sector. Participants will be given an insight into the emerging cyberbullying trends received by the Office and the behaviours educators need to be alert to.
  • By the end of this session participants will have an opportunity to fully understand how the Office can assist schools through an analysis of some cyberbullying complaints case studies,

10:30 – 11:00 | Morning Tea

11:00 – 12:45 | Session 2 

  • The Office offers a range of school based educational resources and programs to assist teachers, to guide students, to become responsible digital citizens. Participants will work in teams to gather age-appropriate resources that can be used immediately back in their schools. There will be an opportunity to share team’s findings and possible uses.
  • Participants will be provided with practical guidance for classroom use including new resources for both primary and secondary educators.

12:45 – 13:45 | Lunch

13:45 – 14:55 | Session 3 

  • Fundamental to digital citizenship is the ability to understand and fully participate in the digital world. In this session, participants will become familiar with the essential skills required for digital intelligence and see how issues such as privacy and the non-consensual sharing of private images can be discussed in the digital intelligence context. 
  • By the end of this session participants will have an opportunity to discuss their own school experiencess and will be provided with strategies on how to manage significant cyber issues.  

14:55 – 15:00 | Networking Break 

15:00 – 16:00 | Session 4 

  • Keeping young people online is a shared responsibility. We know many parents are concerned about helping their children stay safe online. Parents are key influencers for young people and this session will provide educators with the latest research and information schools can share with their parent group.<
  • In this session participants will use resources from our iParent section to develop a template for a parent communication strategy that they can use back in their schools.

16:00 | Conclusion



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