Netsafe LIVE, for Tamai Kāhui Ako at Te Waka Unua School, Christchurch

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Te Waka Unua School

476 Ferry Road

Christchurch, Canterbury 8023

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Netsafe LIVE is a free event about keeping children and young people safe online.

The event is being held at Te Waka Unua School, 476 Ferry Road.

There are sessions for school leaders of all schools, teachers and learning partners, parents and whānau.

Netsafe's Education Advisor Anjie Webster will be talking about the risks, challenges and opportunities of digital devices and online spaces and the ways we can help young people to be safe online.

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1.00pm - 3:00pm: Senior Leaders/Pastoral and e-Learning Leaders

3.30pm - 5:00pm: Teachers and Learning Partners

6.00pm - 7:00pm: Parents and Whānau

Netsafe LIVE Sessions

Senior Leaders/Pastoral and e-Learning Leaders (1:00 - 3:00 pm)

Light refreshments from 12.45pm and the session will begin at 1:00pm.

Learning and Leading in a Changing Landscape – Approaches to developing online safety, citizenship, and wellbeing across the school.

Leaders are facing increasing complexities around providing safe digital environments in schools that include responsible use of digital devices and online environments, and the need to prepare students for the world they engage in right now, both offline and online.

This session will explore ways that leaders can engage areas of the school in initiatives and ways to develop safe practices, online citizenship, and wellbeing. Leaders and teachers will have an opportunity to unpack and use the Netsafe Schools Review Tool and suite of resources. Also, looking at management of online incidents, the Harmful Digital Communications Act, and staff safety and wellbeing. Knowledge and information pertinent to leaders about our young people in NZ, sourced from Netsafe's research team, will be woven through the session.

Teachers and Learning Partners (3.30 - 5.00 pm)

Light refreshments from 3:15pm and the session will begin at 3.30pm.

Safe and Smart Online - Developing safe, confident, and responsible online citizens in the classroom context

One in four young people experience online challenges and whānau often look to their school for guidance. As digital technology is a part of many learning environments, schools play a pivotal role in helping young people develop the skills, knowledge, and values needed to help become citizens in a digital world. This session will look at online challenges and opportunities students face, and discuss ways to develop ‘digital’ capabilities across the curriculum. We will briefly look at the Harmful Digital Communications Act, responding to online incidents, familiar approaches to inform curriculum planning, and a look at resources and tools to support you in class.

Parents and Whānau 6.00 - 7.00 pm

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

Online safety for parents and whānau is more important than ever. As young people and children begin to spend more time online, it’s important that parents start to teach them how to stay safe, develop knowledge of the online environment, and develop emotional and social capabilities to help navigate complexities online. So, how do you get started? This session will look at how parents and whānau can support children and young people to navigate online opportunities, challenges and complexities.

Learn more about Netsafe before the sessions by visting www.netsafe.org.nz or following us on Twitter or Facebook @NetsafeNZ.

If you have questions about the event please get in touch by emailing education@netsafe.org.nz

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