Educator Strategies

Online roles to support learners

What kinds of roles can educators play in online environments to support learners on the system?

Adult educators and mentors can play a variety of different roles in the lives of young people. Some have been uniquely identified as supporting youth learning in both face-to-face and online environments. Specific platform features can help you to play these roles for learners in the online space.

This infographic lays out 14 youth-facing actions that formal and informal educators can initiate in online platforms to support youth using a range of common features.