NEWS

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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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Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin

The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin is a quarterly electronic newsletter with the aim of keeping you informed on better internet issues.

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Developing an online media platform for Bulgarian youth

  • Youth
  • 28/06/2018
  • Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre

Involving young people in online content creation is a great way to develop their digital and media skills, while also minimising exposure to online risks and promoting positive and responsible online behaviour.

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SWGfL publishes report into what causes young people upset online

  • Awareness
  • 27/06/2018
  • SWGfL, part of the UK Safer Internet Centre

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL), a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC), has recently published a report that explores what causes young people upset online. The report is the second in a series titled "Young people, internet use and wellbeing in the UK". Compiled by Professor Andy Phippen from Plymouth University, the series explores the role of technology on young people's wellbeing. Each report in the series will have a specific area of focus, such as gender, age differences, and what harmful content means to young people. It assesses data provided by more than 8,200 young people from the ages of 9 - 18 across over 100 schools in the UK.

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ECPAT Taiwan fights online enticement of children

  • Hotlines
  • 27/06/2018
  • ECPAT Taiwan, the Taiwanese hotline

In the June 2018 edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at hotline trends and issues, hearing also from various members of the INHOPE hotline network. Here, we hear from ECPAT Taiwan on work to combat the online enticement of children.

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Te Protejo: Protecting the children of Colombia

  • Hotlines
  • 27/06/2018
  • Red PaPaz - Te Protejo, the Colombian hotline

In the June 2018 edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at hotline trends and issues, hearing also from various members of the INHOPE hotline network. Here, we hear from the Colombian hotline on its work to protect the nation's children.

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New challenges for the Bulgarian hotline

  • Hotlines
  • 27/06/2018
  • Safenet.bg, the Bulgarian hotline

In the June 2018 edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at hotline trends and issues, hearing also from various members of the INHOPE hotline network. Here, we hear from the Bulgarian hotline on the significance of cooperation and information exchange in the hotline community.

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Preventing child sexual abuse and exploitation in Finland

  • Hotlines
  • 27/06/2018
  • Child Protection and Finnish Hotline Unit

In the June 2018 edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at hotline trends and issues, hearing also from various members of the INHOPE hotline network. Here, we hear from the Child Protection and Finnish Hotline Unit on several of its approaches, including awareness-raising strategies.

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BIK bulletin, June 2018: Hotline issues and trends

In each edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at a topical issue – this time we take a look at the work of internet hotlines. INHOPE is an association of internet hotlines, comprising 48 hotlines in over 40 countries across the globe. Through INHOPE hotlines, members of the public can report illegal online content, including child sexual abuse material (CSAM), anonymously so that the content can then be removed from the internet.
 
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13th edition of the BIK bulletin - Focus on Better Internet for Kids Policy Map

In each edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at a topical issue - our main focus this month is on the recently published BIK Policy Map, created to compare and exchange knowledge on policy making and implementation in EU Member States on the themes and recommendations of the European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children. 

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