Navigating Fake News FREE PD

Helping students be informed media consumers



This accredited online PD will support teachers to:

  • Understand what Fake News is and why it's more prevalent today than ever
  • Identify how young Australians consume media and their reality with fake news
  • Discern why it's important young people see through misinformation
  • Learn how to identify Fake News online and in traditional media
  • Review examples of Fake News in action
  • Gain insights into what Facebook are doing to fight fake news and what that look like for Facebook users
  • Implement the 5 strategies to help teachers and students navigate fake news

Your Instructor

Helen Roe
Helen Roe

Helen Roe is a leading authority on marketing with over twenty years international marketing management experience with global brands. She held management positions with brands such as Coca Cola, Nivea, Colgate Palmolive, Jergens and John Frieda and now consults and coaches with public and private sector clients through her online business

Helen is passionate about empowering our youth, in particular teen girls, to think creatively and critically about their digital lifestyles, build strong personal values and feel confident in their choices. Her book GirlTribes was published in 2016, helping teen girls to thrive in our media marketing world.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. However, it is in your best interests to complete the course within a realistic time frame (eg 7 -14 days) so that you can then be assessed and rewarded your one hour accredited PD.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own, until you complete the course and have been granted your one hour PD.
What happens when I click the 'enrol' button?
You’ll receive an email with your login details. You’ll then be able to log into the member’s portal straight away and access the course materials. Haven’t received the email? Drop us a note to and we’ll get you sorted.
How much time do I need to complete the program?
The program will take roughly one hour to complete.
Are there any tech requirements I need to complete the program?
All you need is reliable internet connection and you’re good to go, on any device.
When do I receive my one hour PD from TQI/NESA?
All going well and pending your full completion of the program, including the quiz, you will receive your one hour PD within 7 days of completing the program. You will be notified of this via email.
I've never done an online PD course before. Will I be able to communicate with the provider if I have questions?
Absolutely. This online program offers you the best of both worlds. You can complete the program in a time and place that suits AND ask questions directly to the course provider. You can email or add your comments and questions directly in the comments section of each module in your private log in area.
What format is the program delivered in?
This Fake News program is a self-paced online program delivered via 4 structured modules. Modules are presented via videos, delivering a combination of teaching concepts and case studies to demonstrate real life examples. There is also a quiz at the end, to test your knowledge!

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