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- Icelandic Safer Internet Centre
Under the 2019 Safer Internet Day (SID) slogan "Together for a better internet", the Icelandic Safer Internet Centre (SIC) organised several activities to celebrate the day.Read more
- BIK Team
On Friday, 5 October 2018, we will celebrate World Teachers' Day, an initiative launched in 1994 to commemorate the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation on the Status of Teachers.Read more
- BIK Team
Building on the achievements of the Council of Europe's Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education (EDC/HRE) programme, and the initial results of the Competences for Democracy and Intercultural Dialogue project - as well as cooperation activities from other sectors - the CoE's Steering Committee for Education Policy and Practice (CDPPE) has recently approved a pan-European project on Digital Citizenship Education (DCE).Read more
- Florian Daniel, Youth Ambassador
The June 2017 edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin focuses on the highly topical issue of fake news. As always in the work we do in creating a safer and better internet, gaining the perspectives of young people is essential. Here, Florian from Austria shares his views.Read more
- Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre
- Dutch Safer Internet Centre
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2017, Vodafone and Veiliginternetten.nl launched new free educational materials "Safe and Social" aimed at secondary schools. This package of four lessons focusses on digital empowerment and resilience. Also available are e-zines for young people and parents. Already 448 (out of 638) secondary schools have shown interest in the materials.Read more
- BIK team
Debating the offline consequences of online behaviour is a frequent topic of discussion in the current digital age, by both internet safety experts and end-users alike.Read more
A meeting in Zagreb under the patronage of Croatian President Mrs Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović brought together experts, teachers and youth from more than a dozen countries worldwide last week. The event was supported by the European Commission and leading European and international institutions, including the Council of Europe, Ministries of Education and Ombudsmen from across the EU, as well as leading players from industry.Read more