BIK Teacher corner

This section of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) site is for teachers, educators and other adults who work with children and young people. It is your ‘one stop shop’ for learning and teaching about digital citizenship and online safety. Here you will find free information, advice and suggested resources to empower you to educate and support youth to safely and positively navigate their digital world.

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Learn the basics of online safety

These introductory learning modules aim to provide you with all you need to know about the basics of online safety and your role as a teacher in supporting and educating the children and young people you work with. In each module, you’ll find information, suggested activities and useful resources to help you learn at your own pace.

 

Alongside many positive experiences, children may face risks and difficulties online. Learn about the different risks and how you can support your students.  

 

An effective whole-school approach can make a huge difference to the safety and well-being of your students online. Learn strategies that you and your school can develop in protecting youth online.

Check out more MOOCs at the European Schoolnet Academy
 

Dive deeper into key online safety topics

Check out our useful deep-dive articles on a range of topics and issues that are relevant to the digital lives of children and young people. Each deep dive provides information, advice and suggested activities to help explore these areas in detail. We'll be adding more topics soon, so please check back often. 

Hateful online content is something that youth increasingly encounter. This module explores the nature of hate speech and how you can support your learners to tackle it positively and safely. 

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Technology use is a mixture of benefits and risk factors, especially when it comes to health and wellbeing. This module explores strategies for promoting healthy digital habits in young people.

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BIK+ strategy

Discover the new EU strategy for a better internet for kids (BIK+), adopted in May 2022. This strategy also emphasises the role of teachers in making sure every child is protected, empowered and respected online.

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Teachers and educators

Teachers are in a key position to equip children with the digital/media literacy skills needed to make positive use of the internet. That's why they have a dedicated space on the Better Internet for Kids website.

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Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day takes place every February. Under the theme of "Together for a better internet", the day calls upon all people to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for children and young people.

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Want to find out more about Safer Internet Centre (SIC) services and resources in your country?

Check out your SIC profile page to connect with national resources and sources of support, providing awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.