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Massive Open Online Course - "Bullying and Cyberbullying: Prevent & Act"

  • Awareness
  • 18/03/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

The National Plan for Preventing and Combating Bullying and Cyberbullying was launched in October 2019 by the Portuguese Ministry of Education. Entitled "A School Without Bullying. A School Without Violence", this plan aims to provide educational communities with a series of instruments that may help them prevent and combat efficiently these forms of violence, especially among the youngest.

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Microsoft Portugal organises Safer Internet Day workshops

  • Awareness
  • 13/03/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

Microsoft Portugal is part of the consortium of organisations within the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC). For Safer Internet Day (SID) 2020, Microsoft Portugal joined efforts with the GNR (Guarda Nacional Republicana) and NOS to promote awareness raising and training actions on the correct and safe use of the internet, ensuring that students know the main rules to safeguard their safety as internet users. 

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Portuguese children and young people among the most confident in using the internet

  • Awareness
  • 10/03/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

The results of the European study "EU Kids Online 2020" were released on Tuesday, 11 February 2020, for the Safer Internet Day. In the article below, the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC) analyses the results obtained by Portuguese children and young people.

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Safer Internet Day in Portugal – "Delete cyberbullying" seminar

  • Awareness
  • 09/03/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID), with a focus on the theme "Delete cyberbullying!". 

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Teacher training on digital citizenship for Safer Internet Day in Cape Verde

  • Awareness
  • 05/03/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

In the framework of a partnership established between Santarem's Polytechnic Institute (Portugal) and Santiago University (Cape Verde) in 2017 and consolidated in 2019, a solid action plan aiming to highlight Safer Internet Day (SID) was implemented in February 2020. 

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School visit in Portugal for Safer Internet Day 2020

  • Awareness
  • 19/02/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Portugal celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) with a high-level meeting at the Artur Gonçalves School Cluster in Torres Novas. 

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Discussing a greener internet and cybercrime at the Lisbon Games Week

  • Awareness
  • 29/01/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

From Thursday, 21 until Sunday, 24 November 2019, the Portuguse Safer Internet Centre (SIC), through its consortium organisation, the Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude (IPDJ), attended the Lisbon Games Week, the biggest event on video games, gaming, gamification, eSports and educational games in Portugal.

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Workshops on video games – Risks, benefits and strategies

  • Awareness
  • 27/01/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

On Thursday, 28 November 2019, the Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude (IPDJ) organised a workshop on "Video Games and eSports – Features, risks, benefits and strategies" in Coimbra, Portugal. 

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Encouraging media production through the Media@ção contest

  • Awareness
  • 09/01/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

Media@ção is an annual contest aiming to promote the critical, responsible and creative use of the media and citizenship instruments, as well as freedom of expression, within the educational community – namely, students and teachers.

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Awareness sessions on children's digital rights from the perspective of a BIK Youth Ambassador

  • Youth
  • 07/01/2020
  • João Pedro Martins, BIK Youth Ambassador

In 2019, the Convention on the Rights of the Child turned 30. To celebrate this, Portuguese Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador João Pedro Martins took part in awareness sessions on the digital rights of children and young people in the Azores Archipelago, and shares some takeaways below. 

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