Webinar Recap

Taking Teaching Online: Risks, Responsibilities & Remedies
with John Parsons & Saunil Hagler

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:

  • How to maintain professional boundaries in the virtual classroom
  • Questions arising from recording sessions in students' homes
  • Management of remote learning
  • Helping and supporting parents
  • And much more - see this document or watch the recording available on this page.
Key Points Document Parent Tips

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Follow-up webinar

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_Parsons_HeadshotJohn 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_Hagler_HeadshotSaunil 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. 

Webinar Recording

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