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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BIK+ strategy

Discover the new EU strategy, adopted on 11 May 2022, to protect and empower children in the online world.

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BIK Teacher corner

This new section of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) site is for teachers, educators and other adults who work with children and young people.

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Illegal content online

INHOPE - the International Association of Internet Hotlines - leads the fight against child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.

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Some online challenges can be fun but some can be extremely dangerous, while the number of views and likes received is seen as an important part of the whole process.

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Online reputation refers to the information that can be found about an individual online, which can be used by others to build up a picture of the person in question.

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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.

Calendar

Discover a range of events, actions and international days which touch upon safer and better internet issues.

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Events and campaigns

Safer Internet Day

This year's Safer Internet Day took place on Tuesday, 7 February 2023, and marked the 20th edition of the event. Find out what happened when people across the globe joined "Together for a better internet".

#DigitalDecade4YOUth

What can be done to ensure that the digital world is fit for the future? And how can we ensure that we promote, protect, respect and fulfil the rights of all children and young people when they go online? The #DigitalDecade4YOUth consultation, campaign and resulting report has encouraged children and young people, and those that support them, to have their say.

Safer Internet Forum

The 2022 edition of the Safer Internet Forum (SIF) took place on Thursday, 27 October 2022. It had the theme of A Digital Decade for children and youth: BIK+ to protect, empower and respect!

Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond

Happy Safer Internet Day 2023!

Today is the day! On Tuesday, 7 February 2023, we celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID) – the annual flagship campaign to raise awareness of the importance of staying safe online. With a theme of "Together for a better internet", today calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. 

New BIK Teacher corner launched on Safer Internet Day 2023

On Safer Internet Day (SID) 2023, Better Internet for Kids (BIK) launches a new Teacher corner. The BIK Teacher corner is a special section of the Better Internet for Kids website and is meant for teachers, educators and other adults who work with children and young people. There they can find free information, advice, and suggested resources to help to educate and support youth to safely and positively navigate their digital world.

The Better Internet for Kids annual report 2022 is out

The Better Internet for Kids review of the year 2022 is released on the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2023, Tuesday, 7 February. During 2022, the European Year of Youth, young people showed their commitment to building an environmentally friendly, safe, and inclusive future. Their optimism was in stark contrast to the war on Europe’s borders and the upheaval for the world caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. This report provides an overview of a multitude of stakeholder efforts to both protect and empower children and young people in their digital lives.  

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Find resources, videos, events, and guides all designed to help us all contribute to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people

Are you looking for lesson plans, resources and videos to use in the classroom or at home?

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Want to stay up to date with key events in the online safety calendar?

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Want the lowdown on the latest apps and platforms, and where to get help with them?

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Our quarterly bulletin can help you stay up to date on topical better internet issues

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