About us.

OUR WHOLE COMMUNITY APPROACH

OUR MISSION

Creating cyber safe communities!

The Cyber Safety Project’s mission is to provide a whole community approach focused on developing future skills, lifelong habits and self-regulation when innovating and using digital technologies for work, life and play. To create safer communities our educational programs and proactive teaching strategies will engage the whole community with learning how to participate safety and responsibly ​in a digitally-engaged world.

EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE

to self-manage their own privacy and security and to be responsible digital citizens when using connected technologies.

EQUIP EDUCATORS

with the tools and resources to develop proactive strategies through working with students, parents and the wider community.

ENGAGE PARENTS

and the wider community to assist in fostering positive and safe digital environments in the home.

KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE

It takes a village to raise a child!
 
​To ensure that we support and empower ALL Australian students to be safe and responsible users of digital technologies both at home and school, we must arm
ALL teachers, parents and the wider community with
digital literacy skills and resources.

The Cyber Safety Project partners with school communities
to ensure all school leaders, teachers and parents are kept
​up-to-date with the latest trending digital topics. We must provide space and time to learn and understand the way students can connect and interact through digital platforms, devices, sites, apps and gaming networks.
 
 

SCHOOL BASED PROGRAMS

Our school based programs aim to provide opportunities for teachers to stay up-to-date with the latest information as well as provide resources and curriculum linked to the National Curriculum. The core outcomes of our program include:

  • ​Teachers know relevant digital citizenship elements of the digital technologies curriculum, ethical and social responsibilities
  • Teachers are aware of and understand current digital literacies and trends impacting on young people in their care
  • Teachers are able to design learning to achieve the cyber/digital technologies outcomes for students
Meet the team.

TRENT RAY

 

Trent has over 13 years experience working as a primary and secondary teacher & leader in Victorian Schools. More recently Trent’s roles include Co-Founder of the​ Cyber Safety Project, Director of Collective Education Australia, working in partnership with the Education ​team at Microsoft Australia.​​

As a Professional Learning Consultant, Trent’s natural talent for engaging people of all ages has seen him work with schools nationally to support their transition into the 21st Century through ICT Strategic Planning, Technology curriculum coaching for teachers and conference keynote presentations.

​With children accessing online tools and social networking sites
at a younger age more than ever before, Trent is passionate about ensuring teachers are supported and have access to the most ​up-to-date information and resources for the classroom.​​

SAM MACAULAY

 

Sam’s background as a primary school teacher and advocate for student leadership lead him towards becoming a Co-Founder of the Cyber Safety Project. In 2017 Sam was the deserving recipient of the Deakin Community Award for his outstanding contributions to ​his local community (Deakin Electorate in Melbourne).

Sam is a self confessed millennial with accounts on all of the social networking platforms. He has seen first hand in his own teaching experience that even small mistakes made online can have long lasting social and emotional consequences.

His motivation for developing and delivering the Cyber Safety Project is to reach a broader audience of teachers, students and community members, as well as provide effective learning experiences and teaching resources. To ensure students ‘grow up digital’ Sam’s vision is to see the community learn important safe and responsible online habits.

JARRAD WALKER

 

Jarrad is a secondary school educator who has lead school wide wellbeing and engagement programs in both city and regional schools. His experience in championing the Berry Street Model & leading Respectful Relationship programs strengthens the Cyber Safety Project cyber safety and digital wellbeing programs.

Jarrad is a relationship styled teacher, who educates from the heart and with honesty and openness about his own life journey. A gamer from the 80’s Jarrad grew up attached to technology witnessing its rapid development to how it is now embedded in the daily lives of our young people.

Jarrad’s motivation for joining the Cyber Safety Project stems from always wanting the best outcome for young people. He believes constructive dialogue, acknowledging that technology can be embraced in positive ways to connect, share and grow, is integral to empowering young to take control of their own digital safety and wellbeing.

 Cyber Safety Project is a Certified Provider by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner

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