Digital defenders – unlock the power of online safety

Students can learn skills to overcome and get help to manage negativity online.

Students can empower themselves by learning how to establish skills to self-manage their digital lives.

Years 5-6 students will learn to:

  • define cyberbullying and consider the role of upstanders
  • explore ways to protect their privacy and personal data
  • uncover how easy it can be to overshare online
  • consider the responsibilities of online citizens, including cyber laws
  • discuss how and where to seek help and report online abuse.

Date and time:

Monday 21 October 2024 from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm AEDT.

Syllabus outcomes

NESA outcomes

PD3-2, PD3-3, PD3-9

Australian Curriculum version 8.4

AC9HP6P10, AC9HP6P08, AC9TDI6P08

General capabilities – Personal and Social capability V9.0


  • Personal awareness 
  • Emotional awareness R
  • Reflective practice 


  • Goal setting 
  • Emotional regulation 
  • Perseverance and adaptability 

Social awareness:

  • Empathy 
  • Relational awareness 
  • Community awareness 

Social management:

  • Communication 
  • Collaboration 
  • Leadership 
  • Decision-making 
  • Conflict resolution
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