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Content with tag smart devices .

Promoting internet safety on mobile devices

  • Awareness
  • 13/04/2017
  • Guest blogger - Helen Taylor

Here on the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal, our aim is to provide a multi-stakeholder platform showcasing a range of viewpoints and experiences on keeping children and young people safe online. As such, we welcome guest blog posts on our areas of focus. We were recently contacted by Helen, a freelance writer and mother, passionate about ensuring a future where her boys can safely navigate the internet. Here, she talks about the importance of promoting internet safety on mobile devices.

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General guidelines for smartphone use in schools

  • Awareness
  • 15/08/2016
  • Icelandic Safer Internet Centre

In 2015, Home and School and SAFT (the Icelandic Safer Internet Centre (SIC)) published general guidelines for smartphone use in schools. In recent years, it's become more and more common for children to own their own smartphones and take them to school.

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Protecting children on smartphones

Since the launch of our new Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal towards the end of last year, we've been delighted to be contacted by some industry representatives keen to promote a better and safer internet for children and young people in their own areas of work and activities. 

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