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.
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- French Safer Internet Centre
In order to introduce young people to coding and to the digital culture, the French Safer Internet Centre (SIC) produced "Code-Décode", a set of gamified educational resources.Read more
- EU Code Week
Participate with your students from 6-21 October 2018 and add some extra engagement and fun to your lessons.Read more
- BIK Team
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.Read more
- Romanian Safer Internet Centre
Representatives of the Romanian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), together with Orange, have recently launched a series of digital education workshops for students enrolled in the national "Code Kids" programme which takes place in rural libraries.Read more
- Parenting for a Digital Future
Our colleagues at Parenting for a Digital Future share their latest roundup of news on their blog.Read more
- Lithuanian Safer Internet Centre
This year, Code Week in Lithuania was celebrated with almost 100 events across the country. From 9-22 October 2017, events of various sizes took place at a variety of locations ranging from the national conference #SWITCH! gathering 15,000 participants with a special focus on medtech and fintech, to local events in schools of remote areas such as Utena city.Read more
- BIK team
The fourth edition of EU Code Week is fast approaching, taking on the challenge of teaching European citizens how to code.Read more
- European Coding Initiative
The European Coding Initiative, along with the European Schoolnet's Future Classroom Lab ambassadors and Learning Labs' network, will hold an international hackathon on 20 October 2016, where teams from schools and learning labs across Europe and beyond will have the chance to build and share their projects.Read more
- BIK team
The UN-designated World Youth Skills Day seeks to create greater awareness of, and discussion on, the importance of technical and vocational education and training, and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies. It is hoped that it will contribute to a reduction in unemployment and underemployment among youth across the globe. It will also highlight youth skills development to draw attention to the critical need for marketable skills.Read more
- Danish Safer Internet Centre
Children and young people's lives are increasingly taking place online, both in schools and at home. This digital life brings many advantages, but also some security risks. Young people may surf at the speed of light, but sometimes they end up in situations which they do not know how to handle. The learning resource 'CodeX – Mission Secure' seeks to empower them online.Read more