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SaferInternet4Kids promotes cyber hygiene

  • Awareness
  • 27/06/2018
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

Cyber hygiene is one of the key areas of focus of the #SaferInternet4EU campaign, launched by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, on Safer Internet Day and continuing throughout 2018 through a series of actions and initiatives. Here, the Greek Safer Internet Centre shares some of the resources it has created on this topic.

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#SaferInternet4EU Awards - extended deadline

The #SaferInternet4EU Awards, aiming to reward and celebrate excellence and best practice in the European safer/better internet field from organisations, teachers and youth, are open for entries with an extended deadline of midnight CEST on Friday, 25 May 2018.

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The impact of fake news on our everyday life

  • Awareness
  • 26/03/2018
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

The rapid spread of "fake news" has been the trigger for many studies on the causes of its emergence, the role of social media, and the impact of fake news on our everyday lives, especially at a socio-political level. But what are the incentives to produce fake news and how does it affect us? Why is media literacy important? How can someone distinguish if the information they receive is a truth or lie?

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How to deal with new media within the family

  • Awareness
  • 23/11/2017
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

Saferinternet.at, part of the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), has updated its popular brochure "Medien in der Familie". This updated resource aims to help parents to deal with the digital challenges which they may encounter in everyday life.

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Greek Safer Internet Centre promotes positive online content

  • Awareness
  • 29/09/2017
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

On the final day of the inaugural Positive Online Content Campaign (POCC) Awareness Week, we focus on national positive online content initiatives. Here, we hear from the Greek Safer Internet Centre (SIC) on some of its resources which help to promote positive online content concepts with the aim of providing better online experiences for children and young people.

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Back to school resources from SaferInternet4Kids.gr

  • Awareness
  • 14/09/2017
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

On the occasion of the new school year, the Greek Safer Internet Centre (SIC) wishes health, progress and success to all in the educational community. Here, the SIC tells of its new resources launched to coincide with children and young people heading back to school after the long summer break.

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New resources from SaferInternet4Kids

  • Awareness
  • 01/08/2017
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

The Greek Safer Internet Centre (SIC) provides information, help and support to children and adult users of the internet through the website www.SaferInternet4Kids.gr. There, you can find information and useful materials regarding safe use of the internet and social media. This informative portal addresses parents and teachers, as well as teens and children, via a range of multimedia material which is updated daily. Available content includes comprehensive guides, free online tools, hot-topic presentations, awareness videos, informative webinars, lesson plans, quizzes, educational material for all ages and a regularly updated news section covering the latest developments on internet safety and privacy.

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BEE SECURE awareness-raising work and materials on cyberbullying

  • Awareness
  • 30/03/2017
  • Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Centres (SICs) across Europe exist to promote a safer and better use of the internet and mobile technologies among children and young people. Here, the Luxembourgish SIC shares information on some of its services, resources and campaigns to help combat cyberbullying.
 
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Insafe resources: Decision trees

These decision tree resources have been created addressing online issues young people may encounter online, such as online bullying, queries they might have regarding posting content and their online friendships. Produced by the Helplines Working Group, the decision trees are part of the ‘Think about' series inviting young people to reflect on their online behaviour and how to protect themselves online.

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New cyberbullying guidance and resources for schools

  • Awareness
  • 28/11/2016
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

To support schools develop effective strategies to understand, prevent and respond to cyberbullying, Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC), have launched their new cyberbullying guidance along with a practical toolkit for teachers.

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