Taking Teaching Online: Risks, Responsibilities & Remedies
With John Parsons & Saunil Hagler
Held on Wednesday 6th May 2020
With New Zealand in the midst of remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Family Zone held a timely webinar for the benefit of school leaders & teachers. Featuring John Parsons, NZ’s leading expert in online child protection, the webinar discussed keeping students & teachers safe online while learning from home. This page summarises some of the key takeaways, audience Q&As, and the recording of that discussion.
John's key takeaways and advice included:
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How Family Zone Can Protect Students Online During Home Learning
During the audience Q&A, we had many asking about aspects of the Family Zone platform. Therefore, we are running a follow-up webinar demonstrating exactly how Family Zone can help protect your students during remote learning and beyond. The webinar is on Wed 13th May @ 3:45 pm. Details here.
About John Parsons:
John works with education, health and private sectors, providing specialist advice and direction on the safe and ethical use of Digital Communication Technology. He is a published author of “Keeping Your Children Safe Online” and a social commentator who works throughout New Zealand and Internationally. www.citizen21.co.nz
About Saunil Hagler:
Saunil taught for 10 years across a variety of ages and curriculum areas. His postgraduate studies in eLearning led him out of the classroom and into professional development for teachers, then eventually to cyber safety, where he now leads a team of talented people which helps New Zealand schools and communities support & protect young people’s digital journeys. Connect with Saunil on LinkedIn.
About Family Zone:
Family Zone is a global cyber safety and security provider trusted by over 1300 schools throughout Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. They support over 300 schools in New Zealand, from small primary schools through to some of the largest secondary schools. Their solutions provide schools and families with the tools they need to protect and support every child’s digital journey.
The Family Zone ecosystem is unique in providing a complete end-to-end solution for schools in terms of duty of care and educational outcomes, with the addition of community engagement and support.- Yugon Chobanoff, IT Director, John XXIII College
The visibility provided by Family Zone's analytics helps Pastoral care to mature the student’s ability to self-regulate and facilitates informed conversations with parents. The resulting reduced administrative burden allows a refocus of ICT to better support compliance and value-add services.- Hugo van Niekerk, IT Director, Mazenod College
We wanted to ensure safe internet access when students are on and off the school network, at home, or on mobile data. Family Zone provides a holistic solution to solve this problem- Kurt Kennedy, Deputy Principal, Aquinas College