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- Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre
Five years is a long time in the internet age, and so its definitely a reason for BEE SECURE, the Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre, to come together with its partners and supporters to look back on the past.Read more
- European Commission
The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) map final report is now available.Read more
- Safer Internet Forum Secretariat
The 12th edition of the Safer Internet Forum (SIF) took place 28-29 October 2015 in Luxembourg with the theme ‘Breaking down barriers for a better internet'. More than 250 stakeholders in the field of child online safety, including youth ambassadors, academics, industry, teachers, NGOs, the European Commission and Ministry representatives came together to discuss the latest trends, risks and solutions to help build a better internet for all.Read more
- Austrian Safer Internet Centre
The Austrian Safer Internet Awareness Centre, Saferinternet.at, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week!Read more
- BIK Coordination Team
European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) is a trans-European information campaign launched in October 2012 by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA).Read more
- EU Kids Online
In a new report from EU Kids Online, entitled "How parents of young children manage digital devices at home: the role of income, education and parental style", Sonia Livingstone looks at cross-national variations in how actively engaged parents are in their children's online activities and finds that parents' own skills shape the support they provide for their children.Read more
On 16 September 2015, FOSI and Telecom Italia co-hosted a conference providing an opportunity to learn and share international experiences, while hearing about specific Italian challenges and opportunities.Read more
- Pan-EU Youth
This year again, young people from across Europe will meet for the 7th edition of the European Youth Panel (YEP) taking place in Luxembourg on 27-28 October at Forum Geesseknäppchen.Read more
The European Schoolnet Academy is a platform where you can learn about innovation in the school and classroom through online professional development courses for teachers in primary and secondary schools. Many of the courses focus on developing digital literacy skills which, for both teachers and pupils, can be an essential aspect of helping to contribute to a better internet.Read more
As announced in a previous edition of the BIK bulletin, the recent launch of a parenting and digital media blog from LSE gives parenting advocates, researchers and parents themselves easy access to cutting-edge research, including from LSE's own current project on Parenting for a Digital Future.Read more