Irish Safer Internet Centre
Awareness centreEmail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.webwise.ie https://www.facebook.com/Webwise https://twitter.com/Webwise_Ireland https://vimeo.com/channels/webwise
HelplineEmail address: email@example.com Website: https://www.childline.ie https://www.facebook.com/ISPCCChildline https://twitter.com/ISPCCChildline https://www.youtube.com/user/ISPCCIreland
HotlineEmail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://www.hotline.ie https://twitter.com/Hotline_ie https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-2DnKWyr61zqitgjrTqBwg
Youth participationEmail address: email@example.com Website: http://www.watchyourspace.ie https://www.facebook.com/watchyourspace https://twitter.com/WatchYourSpace https://www.youtube.com/user/WatchYourpace
The "I Like It" Safer Internet Day rap was the stand-out element of the Safer Internet Day 2015 campaign. The rap focuses on promoting an anti-cyberbullying message and celebrating what is good about the internet. The video was viewed more than 130,000 times during the week of Safer Internet Day 2015.
More than 200 groups organised events to mark Safer Internet Day 2015 in Ireland. Nearly 35,000 people participated in these youth-led initiatives.
In August 2014 the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) Childline expanded its Childline online opening hours. These services are now available from 10.00 -16.00 daily.
The ISPCC/Childline Shield campaign continues to support schools and clubs to strengthen their anti-bullying policies in accordance with Department of Education and Skills Guidelines.
National Parents Council Primary (NPC) has now extended its helpline for an additional three hours per week on Wednesday to Friday from 16.00 to 17.00.
NPC continue to deliver internet safety training to parents of children in the primary education sector. The Internet Safety Programme was updated in 2015. NPC have a panel of independent trainers who deliver the training countrywide. Each session is evaluated by the participants. The evaluations from the sessions continue to be very positive.
Supporters of Safer Internet Centre Ireland include:
- Department of Education and Skills
- Department of Children and Youth Affairs
- Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Department of Justice and Equality
- Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland
- National Office for Suicide Prevention
- Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST).