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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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
The INHOPE Annual Report 2020 is here!INHOPE
2020 has undoubtedly been an unprecedented year, characterised by increased online presence, distance learning and teleworking. How has the situation impacted on children’s and youth online safety? INHOPE is involved in the fight against child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online with its network of hotlines. In its Annual Report 2020, it analyses the evolution of such sensitive content. Some of the key statistics and highlights are summarised below.
Simple ways to address disinformation and foster media literacy in your classroomeTwinning
The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Team recently wrote an article for eTwinning, the community for schools in Europe, on how education professionals can tackle disinformation and misinformation and foster media literacy in your classroom. The article is reproduced below, with permission from the eTwinning Team, and available in 29 languages on the eTwinning platform.
Focus on misinformation for Safer Internet Day in EstoniaEstonian Safer Internet Centre
Each year, the Estonian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) focuses on one topical issue when celebrating Safer Internet Day in Estonia. This year, Safer Internet Day paid particular attention to misinformation. To this end, the Estonian Safer Internet Centre organised several events.
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