The UK Safer Internet Centre have announced the launch of the Safer Internet Day Education Packs for primary age children (3-11 years), secondary age children (11-19 years) and parents and carers. The resources are designed to help schools, youth groups and other organisations to deliver activities regarding keeping safe online for children, young people, parents and carers on Safer Internet Day 2016 on the 9th February.
This year the education packs aim to empower young people to celebrate diversity online so as to inspire a kind, respectful and inclusive internet, and help raise awareness about the issue of online hate. This is explored through posters, assembly presentations with scripts, drama activities, quick activities, full lesson plans and even films!
The films will be available to view in January as part of SID TV, and will help young people celebrate diversity online and give them the tools to understand and respond to online hate.
Kent schools, youth groups or other organisations who are running activities for Safer Internet Day are encouraged to join the Safer Internet Day supporter list. Registration is now open and settings will receive a Supporter Certificate when they complete the registration, to display in their school or workplace.
Safer Internet Day 2016 Reminder!
Safer Internet Day 2016 will take place on the 9th February with the theme Play your part for a better internet!
Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Globally, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in over a hundred countries, coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.
The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It calls upon young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet. Get involved to play your part!