Closing the digital generation gap
- BIK team
Saturday, 1 October 2016 was the United Nations International Day of Older Persons. This annual day of celebration encourages us all to reflect on the role of older persons in making wide-ranging contributions to economic and social development, along with the challenges older persons may encounter such as discrimination and social exclusion. Here on the Better internet for Kids (BIK) portal, we use the occasion as an opportunity to reflect upon the challenges older persons may encounter in the digital age.
EDRi (European Digital Rights) has recently published a booklet ‘Your guide to Digital Defenders vs. Data Intruders - Privacy for kids!', to help young people between 10-14 years to protect their privacy.
- BIK youth
Hearing the views and the voices of youth is an important part of the work we do in aiming to create a better internet for Kids. As part of our Back2School edition of the BIK bulletin, we asked three of our youth ambassadors how they plan to be good digital citizens as they embark on the start of a new academic year. Find out how they responded.
- Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre
"They know more about the internet than I do" is a popular statement among teachers when talking about internet and media skills of their pupils.