Netsafe LIVE

Netsafe LIVE is a free, face to face online safety event for schools and parents nationwide from the Far North to Invercargill.

Join Netsafe’s education team to discuss the risks, challenges and opportunities of digital technology and look at practical ways to support young people as they navigate the internet. Check below to see if Netsafe is coming to your area soon.

If your school, CoL, Kahui Ako or cluster of schools is interested in hosting a Netsafe LIVE event or would like more information, please contact [email protected]

Typical Netsafe LIVE events have three sessions:

Senior Leaders/Pastoral and e-Learning Leaders

Learning and Leading in a Changing Landscape – a whole school approach to digital citizenship, online safety and wellbeing.

Schools are increasingly challenged by the complexities of preparing young people for the digital world. This session will explore seven key areas for strategic oversight of online safety, citizenship and wellbeing preparation and begin to use these to review current practices.

This is an opportunity for leaders and teachers to unpack and use Netsafe’s Review Tool and understand how this can be used to support schools to develop shared understandings around digital citizenship, prioritise what’s on top, and plan for the next steps.

Teachers and Learning Partners

Keeping it simple at the coalface – developing online safety, digital citizenship and wellbeing in the classroom.

One in four young people experience online challenges, and whānau often look to the school for guidance. Schools need to offer safe digital spaces. We want to help our students to become citizens in our digital world; safe and effective use of technologies is best done in the context of powerful learning.

This interactive session will surface some of the challenges and opportunities for young people the online world provides and look at ways to develop ‘digital’ capabilities effectively across the curriculum. The session will offer a practical, familiar approach to inform curriculum planning in your school.

Parents and Whānau

Powerful Partnerships – working together to support young people as they navigate the online world.

Online safety for parents/whānau is more critical than ever. As young people begin to spend more time online, it’s important that parents start to teach them how to stay safe. So, how do you get started? This session is for parents of kids of all ages – from preschool to teenagers.

This session will look at how parents/whānau can support and enable children and young people to navigate online opportunities, challenges and complexities.

Co-host a Netsafe LIVE event at your school

Netsafe LIVE events are co-hosted with local schools and are open to the whole community. If you’d like to talk about co-hosting a Netsafe LIVE event in your area, please contact Netsafe’s Education Services Team at [email protected]

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