NEWS

On this page, you'll find a selection of general news articles corresponding to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people.

Further articles by stakeholder group - awareness raising, helplines, hotlines, industry, research and youth - are available in the practice section.

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Participate in EU Code Week 2018!

EU Code Week is a grass-roots movement celebrating creativity, problem solving and collaboration through programming and other tech activities. It aims to give programming more visibility, to show people of all generations how you bring ideas to life with code, to demystify these skills, and bring motivated people together to learn. This year, it will take place from 6 - 21 October.

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Register now for Safer Internet Forum 2018

Registration is now open for Safer Internet Forum (SIF) which will take place on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

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#SaferInternet4EU Awards: time to vote!

Launched during the annual celebration of Safer Internet Day (SID 2018), the #SaferInternet4EU campaign consists of a series of initiatives taking place throughout 2018. The #SaferInternet4EU Awards, a key milestone in the campaign, has just entered its second, and final, phase, namely the public voting phase.

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European Cybersecurity Month – European teachers "Get Cyber Skilled"

On the occasion of European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), celebrated in October, a learning event for teachers in Europe, called "Get Cyber Skilled", will be hosted on the eTwinning platform. The initiative is a partnership between the European Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) in the European Commission, and European Schoolnet.

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Creative learning with "Medien in die Schule"

The FSM (Association for Voluntary Self-Regulation of Digital Media Service Providers) is a publicly accredited self-regulatory body in the field of online child protection in Germany. The association is dedicated to the protection of minors from harmful media - in particular the fight against illegal, youth-endangering and development-impairing content in online media. To this end, the FSM operates an internet hotline to which anyone can turn free of charge in order to report online content harmful to minors. The FSM hotline belongs to the founding hotlines of the INHOPE network. The extensive educational work and promotion of media literacy of children, young people and adults are further tasks of the FSM.

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Latest helpline trends: Quarter 2, 2018

The Insafe network of helplines collects data about the types of calls that they receive and this is analysed every three months to look at trends and new and emerging issues.

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The Digital Youth Forum – an inspiring event for young people

  • Youth
  • 27/09/2018
  • Polish Safer Internet Centre

The Digital Youth Forum (DYF) is an event designed for youth, by youth and about youth. Hosted in Warsaw, Poland, it takes the form of a conference that focusses on online safety and creative and innovative uses of new technologies as an alternative to risky online behaviours. It is organised as a one-day event, consisting of three 90-minute sessions (each with five presentations), each followed by 50-minute breaks for exploring the exhibition area. Three editions have been already been organised by the Empowering Children Foundation in the framework of the Polish Safer Internet Centre (SIC). Last year, a total of 450 participants attended the event, 400 of which were teenagers aged 14–17.

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October is European Cyber Security Month

This October, we will celebrate European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), an EU initiative launched in October 2012 by by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), the European Commission's DG CONNECT and partners. It aims to generate general awareness about cybersecurity, more specifically on Network and Information Security (NIS), and to promote safer use of the internet for all users by involving all relevant stakeholders. 

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Makerspaces and online safety in Luxembourg

  • Awareness
  • 26/09/2018
  • Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre

Teaching children and young people about online safety by encouraging them to come up with creative solutions is a key challenge for their online wellbeing. The approach of makerspaces is very promising in this regard.

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Creative learning and online safety

In each edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at a topical issue – our latest edition looks at perspectives on creative learning. 

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