eSafety webinars for teachers, parents and students

April 27, 2020

The Federal Government’s eSafety Commission is presenting a series of free webinars for teachers, parents and students to provide support, expertise and guidance through the current remote and flexible learning arrangements.

Members of the St Patrick’s College community are encouraged to join these webinars.

Titled ‘Online risks and protective factors’, the sessions will be held in Terms 2 and 3, and they started on 8 April.

New content will include how to address unwanted contact, cyberbullying and inappropriate content.  All participants will receive a certificate of completion and is NESA and TQI accredited.

eSafety has also developed new resources (including virtual classrooms for children) to support parents, educators and children during this time.

Registration link and topics for these upcoming webinars are below:


Parent, Parent/Children, and Children Webinars
Helping kids thrive online


Suitable for parents and carers of young people aged 5-12 years old


·       April 28 12-1pm


Register Here My House, My Rules


Suitable for parents/carers and primary aged children to participate together


·       8 May 11:30 – 12:00pm

·       12 May 11:30 – 12:00pm

·       14 May 11:30 – 12:00pm


Register Here
Tech, teens and time online


Suitable for parents and carers of young people aged 12-18 years old


·       April 29 8-9pm


Register Here Keeping safe and healthy online


Suitable for children ages 7-12 years old


·       28 April 10:30 – 11:00am

·       29 April 10:30 – 11:00am

·       6 May 10:30 -11:00am


Register Here
Keeping your sanity and supporting

your kids online


Suitable for parents and carers


·       4 May 1:00 – 1:30pm

·       6 May 8:30 – 9:00pm

·       12 May  8:30 – 9:00pm

Register Here


Webinar for Educators
Child Protection and Online Learning


Suitable for educators and organisations


·       April 29 11.30-12pm

·       May 1 1-1.30pm


Register Here

The eSafety Commissioner’s most recent blog, COVID-19: an online safety kit for parents and carers,  has links to good resources. So too does the COVID-19: keeping schools and learning safe online blog which includes tips on using social media and online collaboration platforms.