Latvian Safer Internet Centre
Awareness centreEmail address: email@example.com Website: https://drossinternets.lv/ https://www.facebook.com/drossinternets https://twitter.com/drossinternets https://www.youtube.com/saferinternetlv
HelplineEmail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.bti.gov.lv https://www.facebook.com/UT116111 https://twitter.com/116111_ut https://www.youtube.com/user/vbtai
HotlineEmail address: email@example.com Website: https://drossinternets.lv/ https://www.facebook.com/drossinternets https://twitter.com/drossinternets https://www.youtube.com/saferinternetlv
Youth participationEmail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://drossinternets.lv/lv/info/jauniesu-padome
The Latvian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) is a leading organisation in Latvia educating children and teachers on media literacy and digital competence. The SIC works closely together with the Ministry of Culture, National Centre for Education, professors and educational staff to develop different resources, educational materials and online tools which can be integrated into the school curriculum through compulsory studies to improve and strengthen children's ability to critically evaluate, analyse and structure online content and activities on the internet such as spotting fake news, checking the facts before sharing posts and distinguishing advertising articles from national news. A Youth Forum titled "I'm on the internet! I participate!" was the SID 2018 main event in Latvia and focused on how to develop a fundamental sense of media literacy skills among youngsters involving many experts as speakers specialised in media literacy topics.
The Latvian Safer Internet Centre's activities are strongly supported by stakeholders from governmental institutions, NGOs, companies and experts from the internet industry, and teachers, educators and specialists working in the education sector.