Australian webinars and training videos

Australian webinars and training videos

Last updated 23 June 2020
Last updated 23 June 2020

These Australian webinars and training videos will help your tertiary education organisation (TEO) to build and enhance the quality of your online teaching resources and practices.

All resources listed on this page are free to view or download.

Please note: We have gathered the resources on this page to make it quicker and easier for you to find information to support your transition to teaching online. While we have made every effort to ensure sources are reputable, inclusion of content does not indicate endorsement from the Tertiary Education Commission.

Teaching online – training videos for teachers and lecturers (Griffith University, Australia, updated June 2020)

Practical tips and strategies for best practice online teaching - watch eight practical advice videos.

Hear from the experts – New Zealand and Australian experts in online learning share their wisdom. For each episode, you can watch a short summary video and separately listen to any of the full-length audio answers. You can also subscribe to receive episodes as they become available.

Quick tips for emergency remote teaching (March 2020):

This set of videos has been developed for trainers and lecturers working with adult students of all ages. They are intended to help educators transition to the online space and become comfortable trying new things.

  • Platform features and how to maximise them
  • How to teach ‘live’ online
  • How to host and manage discussion forums
  • Using Microsoft teams
  • New ideas for teaching online
  • How to facilitate social engagement in your learners
  • How to humanise yourself for better learner engagement
  • Six-step approach to designing a learning topic for online
  • The role of the online teacher.

Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) resources

ADCET offer multiple resources on the move to online delivery. While their focus is students with disability, advice is relevant to all learners, and particularly relevant for disabled and other marginalised learner groups.

Webinars are recorded and can usually be viewed in 30–45 minutes.

Tips for providing on-line mentoring support to students with disability (April 2020, 45 mins)

A short advice page which links to further resources around advice to learners and tools to support new habits for them in the transition to online learning.

Supporting students’ wellbeing during online delivery (April 2020, 45 mins)

The webinar looks at how, in this time of physical distancing, online learning can be delivered in ways that enhance student engagement and student wellbeing. Tips are focused at staff delivering on-line instruction.

Key learnings:

  • Know your learners (their needs, challenges, circumstances and strengths) so you know what they need from you.
  • Work to facilitate connection and communication between yourself and your learners and learners with each other.
  • Actively promote your TEO’s student support services (don’t assume they will go looking for them on your TEC website).

TEQSA Online learning good practice kit (Australia, March 2020)

This resource has been collated by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Australia to assist the sector’s rapid transition to online learning during COVID-19. All material is free to download or access.

The content is arranged into five broad subject areas: 

Australian guidance, research and reports regarding best practice online delivery