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- Portuguese Safer Internet Centre
Concerned with the bullying and cyberbullying phenomena and their potential impact on children and young people's development, the Portuguese Ministry of Education set up a "Fighting and Preventing Bullying and Cyberbullying Plan" for schools to implement.Read more
- Estonian Safer Internet Centre
In recent years, Estonia (like the world in general) has seen growing interest in the topic of suicide, which has brought with it an increase in self-harming and games such as Blue Whale, but also tragic consequences and deaths. For Maarja Punak, Web Constable in Estonia, online media are partly to blame.Read more
- German Safer Internet Centre
In order to explore a new approach to combatting (cyber)bullying, the German Awareness Centre klicksafe and the multi-level programme Conflict-CULTURE teamed up to develop a new teaching material.Read more
- Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre
- Kathrin Morasch, Youth Ambassador
The March 2017 edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin focuses on cyberbullying and, in particular, new approaches to combatting it. As always in the work we do in creating a safer and better internet, gaining the perspectives of young people is essential. Here, Kathrin from Germany shares her views.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