Online Safety Seminars

Our children are using the internet daily to connect with each other and the world around them. It is important to empower students to make wise choices, to look after their digital reputation and keep themselves and others safe while navigating the internet and apps.

The Carly Ryan Foundation delivers detailed online safety seminars nationally to both primary and secondary school students. We also provide seminars for teachers and parents giving participants valuable information on how to navigate the worldwide web safely.

Our seminars are given to students from Year 5 through to Year 12.

We offer seminars for the parents of students younger than Year 5 as we believe a good foundation for online safety and good practices should begin at home. The most effective results within schools is to include a parents session. This enables open discussion and action at home, creating unity between home and the school community.

Our sessions provide connection and positive outcomes throughout each community we visit. 

The seminars are presented by our Founder & CEO, Sonya Ryan along with trained presenters and include the following information;

Online Support and Safety

  • Opportunities vs risks
  • Awareness
  • Managing self
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Cyber bullying prevention and support
  • Resilience
  • Critical thinking
  • Understanding the law
  • Image based abuse
  • Respectful relationships
  • Communication
  • Empowering young people
  • Online choices and real life consequences
  • Practical guidance
  • Mobile devices and settings
  • Managing applications and privacy settings
  • Connection to support services


Healthy Relationships

Delivered by Dr Tess Opie

  • Impact of online pornography
  • Consent
  • Coercion
  • Understanding the law
  • Protective behaviours
  • Communication
  • Respect
  • Referral services and support

*The Healthy Relationships program will be delivered to Year 8 through to Year's 12 only

The Carly Ryan Foundation is a certified program provider with the office of the eSafety Commissioner. 

Each seminar requires a minimum one hour to deliver. When both the online safety and Healthy Relationships programs are requested, two hours will be required to deliver both.

If you would like to request a seminar for your school or organisation, please email and our foundation will contact you upon receiving your request.