How to use social media safely as a teacher

Social media is a pressing issue with the current generation of students. Teachers sail into uncharted territory when it comes to dealing with themselves, their schools and their students online.

Rachel Drew, a Partner at law firm Holding Redlich, spoke to the QCT about the risks of social media for Queensland teachers.

You can hear her expert advice on the video below:

Key Questions

  • What is the easiest way for teachers to keep themselves safe on social media?
  • Do you think it’s alright to ‘friend’ one of your students after they have graduated? What are the potential dangers associated with that?