Creating a safer and better internet for children and young people
The Better Internet for Kids portal provides information, guidance and resources on better internet issues from the joint Insafe-INHOPE network of Safer Internet Centres in Europe, and other key stakeholders.
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Events and campaigns
On Tuesday, 9 February 2021 we celebrated the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day. With actions taking place right across the globe, once again we all joined "Together for a better internet". Find out more about what happened in your country, and how various organisations marked the day.
This year's edition of Safer Internet Forum took place online towards the end of November 2020 with the theme of "Digital (dis)advantage: creating an inclusive world for children and young people online". In case you missed it, session recordings and selected presentations are now available.
Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond
Distributing printed resources to parents during lockdownDutch Safer Internet Centre
During the lockdown, the Dutch Safer Internet Centre was asked to cooperate on a special resource package for children and families with the Bureau Jeugd en Media, experts on digital education, and the designers of Be Internet Awesome at Google, which was produced in print format.
Exploring the relationship between basic and digital literacyDutch Safer Internet Centre
The Dutch Safer Internet Centre created a podcast together with the Dutch Library Platform on how books can contribute to children’s online safety.
What is it like to be a small child surrounded by media?Finnish Safer Internet Centre
In the current age, small children are born into a world full of media. This is why media education should be considered early on in families, preferably before the child is born. How is media and different devices part of our everyday lives? How is our family’s digital wellbeing? How to mind the baby or the toddler while using media yourself? Rauna Rahja, Planner at the Mannerheim League for Child Welfare, reflects on this question, and on what the Finnish Safer Internet Centre is doing in this regard.
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