We have gathered resources from all over the world to help schools and kura embed online safety, citizenship and wellbeing in student learning.
The Classroom Resources section provides a list of resources which can be searched by topic and age-group. In the Netsafe’s Partners section you will find links to our key partners and the resources they provide for schools.
Netsafe works with other international online safety agencies and organisations to ensure internet users receive the most up to date information and support. In this section you can find information about our key partners with links to the educational support and resources that they offer.
The DQ Institute is a collaboration between public, private, civic and academic interests and aims to ensure young people maximise positive outcomes online, while at the same time prevent, or mitigate risks. They seek to provide quality digital intelligence education to young people around the world, based on evidence, data and current research. DQ World is a research-driven, animated online game that takes learners through a process of developing Digital Intelligence (DQ). DQ encompasses the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values young people need to participate safely and responsibly in the online world.
Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a safe place for children. The organisation has a Youtube channel, providing videos for educators to use when addressing online safety in school. There are a range of videos available for parents to share with their children, as well as a selection of videos created by young people, for young people as part of their film competition.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner promotes, co-ordinates and leads the online safety efforts of government, industry and the not-for profit community in Australia. The Office’s website offers a wide array of resources for schools to access including a selection of interactive resources for primary and secondary. Their award-winning video series “Rewrite Your Story” is available and provides supporting lesson plans to help schools continue the conversation with young people.
Safer Internet Centre, UK
UK Safer Internet Centre is a partnership of three leading charities (SWGfL, Childnet, IWF) with a mission to make the internet a better place for children and young people. UKSIC offers a wide range of resources to support schools, teachers, young people and parents including resources to support student digital leadership programmes, curriculum planning, digital literacy and information around social media and online bullying.
South West Grid for Learning
South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust is a not-for-profit charitable trust, providing a wide range of products designed specifically for education. They offer a range of free educational resources which schools can access to support their online safety and digital citizenship programmes including resources for parents, information about popular social media apps and videos to use for learning.
Sticks ‘n Stones
Sticks ‘n Stones is a student led programme focused on taking positive action online to stop both bullying online or in person. Founded in late 2013, Sticks ‘n Stones has been leading the way for young people taking in active role in anti-bullying initiatives.
PROJECT ROCKIT is a youth-founded and led organisation that focuses on improving the experiences young people have online, especially in the area of online bullying. empowers school students to stand up to hate instead of standing by watching. In 2017, PROJECT ROCKIT launched “PROJECT ROCKIT TV” on YouTube which tackles some of the challenges young people face online in a series of short, informative videos, perfect for sharing with intermediate and senior students.
Note: These resources are provided as starting points for schools as they look to develop authentic learning opportunities for students. Although we will continue to monitor and review partners content, we are not responsible for material on third party sites. We recommend schools assess the appropriateness of content before sharing with students.