The 2021 edition of the annual Safer Internet Forum (SIF) kicks off today, Wednesday 6 October, with a focus on Shaping a #DigitalDecade4YOUth.
Creating a safer connected world: Organisations and industry
Organisations and industry
Organisations and industry partners are key stakeholders in the Better Internet for Kids agenda, working with the European Commission, Safer Internet Centres across Europe, and other stakeholders to ensure that products and services are safer by design, and that appropriate measures and responses can be given to any issues identified. Read on to discover more.
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BEE SECURE, in the framework of the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre, has published new educational material on cyberbullying for young people aged 12 and over with intellectual disabilities.
Towards more systematic media literacy, ICT and programming competence: The New Literacies development programme in FinlandFinnish Safer Internet Centre
Several studies have demonstrated that there are great differences among children and young people in terms of their digital skills. The objective of the ongoing New Literacies development programme in Finland is to strengthen the media literacy, information and communication technology (ICT) and programming competence of children and young people in early childhood education and care (ECEC), pre-primary and basic education. Saara Salomaa, Senior Adviser at the National Audiovisual Institute (KAVI), provides an overview of its aims.
According to the most common definition, a Capture-The-Flag (CTF) is a “competitive computer security event where participants compete in security-themed challenges for the purpose of obtaining the highest score”. The name originates from the outdoor game in which participants seek to find and retrieve a physical flag. This type of competition is becoming an increasingly popular event, with the number growing consistently every year.
How to make Europe’s Digital Decade fit for children and young people? A report from the consultation with children and young peopleBIK Team
The European Commission aspires to put children’s participation at the heart of EU policies and initiatives while ensuring that children in vulnerable situations also have their voices heard.
This is your last chance to register for Safer Internet Forum (SIF) 2021 which will take place online next week, with a pre-event on the evening of Tuesday 5 October, and the main event taking place on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 October.
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