Webinar Recording: Strengthening kids’ self-esteem in a digital world

As young people spend increasing amounts of time online, their social lives and emotional wellbeing become increasingly entrenched in the digital world. As they journey through adolescence in this permanently public landscape, dealing with the effects on self-esteem, friendship issues, self-worth and wellbeing can be challenging to say the least.

Join Martine Oglethorpe, a technology expert who is an accredited speaker with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. Martine has a background in secondary education and a Masters in Counselling.

This webinar looks at how we can best equip our young people to thrive both online and in real life as they grow up immersed in online spaces.

Key learning outcomes from the webinar will include:

  • How young people use social media to socialise
  • The effects of social media on self-esteem & wellbeing
  • How young people can avoid the pitfalls of social media
  • Nurturing self-esteem and digital resilience – learning to thrive online
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Martine is an accredited speaker with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner, has a background in secondary education, a Masters in Counselling and is a mother to 5 boys. Through her personal and professional work with families she recognises the important role technology plays in the social and emotional wellbeing of young people.

Martine is a keynote speaker for parenting and education conferences, presents to parent groups, works regularly with students and provides professional development to teachers. She has a passionate interest in helping families safely navigate the modern world of parenting in a way that offers understanding as well as practical and realistic strategies to empower parents to teach, guide and support their children.