Tips to support safe behaviour online
Staying safe online requires range of skills and attributes from technical knowledge to critical thinking and empathy. These 5 tips introduce some of the key skills for engaging safely online.
Resource - Keeping my child safe online
Advice on responding to and protecting children from online bullying and cyberbullying
Searching and sorting information effectively
With these handy hints, anyone can be an expert at searching and sorting information online. Knowing how to effectively search for and sort through information can make browsing the web safer and more productive. Teachers and parents can model to children and young people how to use search terms effectively and how to select trustworthy sources online.
Resource - Young and e-Safe
Young & eSafe is a series of teaching resources published by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. Learn about some strategies to teach and talk about digital resilience in your classroom.
Helping children stay safe when talking to others online
Online messaging and chat are popular ways for children and young people to communicate. There are several things you can discuss with children to help keep them safe. With the rise in popularity of messaging apps and digital communication, young people often keep in touch online. It is common to worry about their safety, but by setting boundaries and expectations, you can help to guide their use.
Creating a safe gaming environment for children
Tips and strategies for creating a safe gaming environment for children and young people.
Resource - eSafety Toolkit for Schools
A free resource that allows schools to find relevant advice for each stage of its online safety journey
How to respond to cyberbullying
Cyberbullying is a major concern for parents and teachers. The Department of Education's Anti-bullying site offers advice to parents and teachers on how identify and respond to cyberbullying to keep children and young people safe online.
Online speech and the law
The internet offers many avenues to express yourself in different ways. A good digital citizen communicates clearly, respectfully and honestly when online.
The 4Rs: respect, resilience, responsibility and reasoning
Respect, resilience, responsibility and reasoning are the four critical skills required to create a safer and more positive online environment for everyone.