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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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jugendschutz.net celebrates its 20th anniversary

  • Awareness
  • 21/11/2017
  • German Safer Internet Centre

On 27 October 2017, jugendschutz.net, a hotline operating as part of the German Safer Internet Centre (SIC), celebrated its 20th anniversary and its development into the German centre - at federal and state level - concerning the protection of minors on the internet. An office which launched with just one and a half employees 20 years ago has now become a well-recognised organisation for the protection of minors. Today, 50 people work there, fighting child sexual exploitation (CSE), hate speech and cyberbullying daily, all committed to helping children and young people to experience a safer and cleaner internet.

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Video presentations now available from recent Polish conference

  • Awareness
  • 15/11/2017
  • Polish and German Safer Internet Centres

Video materials from the 11th International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online" are now available online. Taking place in in Warsaw, Poland on 19-20 September 2017, and jointly organised by the Polish and German Safer Internet Centres (SICs), more than 500 professionals took part in the event to learn more about the biggest safety threats on the internet, as well as the latest trends and possibilities for using new technologies by children and young people.

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Insafe network meets to discuss effective campaigning and the GDPR

Today, the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) begins a two-day training meeting in Berlin, Germany. The meeting aims to facilitate experience and good-practice sharing across the network on a range of topical eSafety issues, while continuing to enhance the collaborative learning community that has developed within Insafe. Open Space Technology will be used during the meeting as a method of encouraging interaction and debate.

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11th International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online" is fast approaching

  • Awareness
  • 05/07/2017
  • Polish and German Safer Internet Centres

For the eleventh time already, experts from all over Europe will gather to discuss both the biggest safety threats on the internet as well as the latest trends and possibilities for using new technologies by children and young people. The 11th International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online" will take place on 19-20 September 2017 in Warsaw, Poland. The event is jointly organised by the Polish and German Safer Internet Centres (SICs).

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