The following steps can help teachers keep their students safe online.
Review your school's policies and protocols on bullying and device use. The eSafety Commissioner provides a toolkit to help schools assess and update their cyber safety planning.
Acknowledge that while this is a very stressful time, bullying will not be tolerated, and it’s more important than ever to treat each other with respect and kindness.
In virtual learning spaces, teachers may need to:
For example, we can remind students:
According to the Cyberbullying Research Centre, a student may have suffered harm online if they:
And a student may be harming others online if they:
Explore the eSafety Commissioner’s assessment tool. Most responses will involve:
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Fifth National eSmart Week, an annual celebration where schools, libraries, workplaces and community organisations come together to promote the smart, safe and responsible use of digital technology.Read More >
National eSmart Week is a celebration where schools, public libraries, workplaces and community groups come together to promote the smart, safe and responsible use of digital technology.Read More >
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