NEWS

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How young people use social media: Youth Internet Monitor 2018

  • Awareness
  • 18/04/2018
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

Saferinternet.at, part of the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), presents new data on how young people from Austria use social media.

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Austria celebrates Safer Internet Day 2018

  • Awareness
  • 06/03/2018
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 right across the globe. With a theme of "Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you", the day called upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. Find out how the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) marked the day.

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The discriminating effects of being offline in the everyday

  • Awareness
  • 23/01/2018
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

An ÖIAT-study by Saferinternet.at, the awareness-raising node of the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), considered issues relating to "offliners" – that is, those who don't use online technologies. Read on for an overview of the findings.

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SIMOOC: A joint MOOC for teachers in Austria, Germany and Luxembourg

  • Awareness
  • 24/11/2017
  • Austrian, German and Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centres

A MOOC – massive open online course – is an online course with open access via the web. Saferinternet.at (part of the Austrian Safer Internet Centre), klicksafe (part of the German Safer Internet Centre), and BEE SECURE (part of the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre) have developed a free "Safer internet MOOC" in German. Called SIMOOC, it shows teachers how to use the internet safely in the classroom.

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How to deal with new media within the family

  • Awareness
  • 23/11/2017
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

Saferinternet.at, part of the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), has updated its popular brochure "Medien in der Familie". This updated resource aims to help parents to deal with the digital challenges which they may encounter in everyday life.

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Artificial intelligence and the future

  • Awareness
  • 06/10/2017
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

The Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), Saferinternet.at, recently attended the "Future Innovators Summit" of the Ars Electronica Festival. Read on to find out more about the event.

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Facing the challenge of fake news

  • Awareness
  • 29/06/2017
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

In the June 2017 edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin, we look at the highly topical issue of fake news. Here, Saferinternet.at, the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), outlines how it is meeting the challenge with resources such as a bingo card, a parental video guide and educational material for teachers.

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Trainers' meeting: BEE SECURE meets Saferinternet.at

  • Awareness
  • 16/11/2016
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

After waiting two years, and thanks to Erasmus+/Youth in action, a visit by the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), Saferinternet.at, to the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre, BEE SECURE, was finally realised. And we all loved it, learned a lot and brought home not only more kilos on the scale, but good ideas for our work!

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Children's book ‘The Online-Zoo' builds digital competence and empowers young ones

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

In May 2016, the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) published a fully illustrated storybook for children: ‘The Online-Zoo'. This 60-page book teaches young kids (aged 3-6) digital competences and media literacy in a playful, age-appropriate way.

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Sextortion – decision tree resource

  • Helplines
  • 28/06/2016
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

A new English-language decision tree has been created addressing a current hot topic in the online world – sextortion. Produced by saferinternet.at and rataufdraht.at (part of the the Austrian Safer Internet Centre), the decision tree is part of the ‘Think about' series inviting young people to reflect on their online behaviour and how to protect themselves online.

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