NEWS

On this page, you'll find a selection of general news articles corresponding to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people.

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Content with tag youth participation .

Better Internet for Kids builds a Youth Programme!

  • Youth
  • 21/11/2017
  • BIK Team

Growing up in a digital environment has become more than just a motto; it's an actual fact for most of today's youth. While constantly trying to keep up to speed with new online services, learn more about media, and stay safe online, young people often face a series of questions from parents, educators and carers, and sometimes even from other youngsters who trust their peers with online concerns. Here at Better Internet for Kids (BIK), we believe that sharing the right information is key to staying safe online, and we also believe that young people should speak up, particularly when it comes to their participation online!

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BIK Youth launches first youth participation scenario

  • Youth
  • 21/11/2017
  • BIK Team

The number of internet end users has increased beyond 3.5 billion, out of which minors represent one in three and, in some countries, even one in two. What has BIK Youth started to do for a better internet for these young end users? A co-creation process has been launched as part of a wider BIK Youth Programme where, ultimately, young people will develop a range of youth participation scenarios for online safety guidance, learning, campaigning and decision making.

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European Youth Panel 2017

  • Youth
  • 21/11/2017
  • BIK Team

The European Youth Panel (YEP) is just around the corner! YEP, it's that time of the year when European youth representatives come together to share their work and views on how to foster a better internet for children and young people. We've learnt from previous editions of YEP (see also YEP 2015 and YEP 2016) that young people can do amazing and creative work together, engaging in discussions and activities that aim to empower them to be responsible users of online technologies.

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Media literacy – best practices from the Insafe network

Nowadays, as we get most of our information through various media outlets, the ability to ‘read' many different types of media has become an essential skill in the 21st century.

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European Youth Panel 2016

This year again, young people from across Europe will meet for the 8th edition of the European Youth Panel (YEP) taking place in Luxembourg on 23 November 2016 at Forum Geesseknäppchen.
 
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Youth participation in review

  • Youth
  • 16/09/2016
  • BIK team

Youth participation in the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) agenda allows young people to express their views and exchange knowledge and experiences concerning their use of online technologies, as well as tips on how to stay safe.

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The Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre hosts workshop at #CATS2016 Conference

  • Youth
  • 24/08/2016
  • Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre

The Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), represented by Evelina Lafchiyska – the coordinator of the helpline, and Anna Bratoeva – youth representative, delivered a workshop at the leading European child participation conference CATS – Children as Actors for Transforming Society (#‎CATS16), in Caux, Switzerland from 26 July to 1 August 2016.

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How are you(th) celebrating International Youth Day?

  • Youth
  • 12/08/2016
  • BIK Team

On 12 August, young people and the wider community alike celebrate ‘International Youth Day', a day that raises awareness across the world of a different topical issue every year.

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Child Focus Youth Ambassadors

  • Youth
  • 05/08/2016
  • Belgian Safer Internet Centre

Child Focus is taking youth participation to the next level! In order to find motivated and enthusiastic youngsters for our Youth Platform, we want to implement a structured approach towards Belgian secondary schools. Interested schools who want to work on initiatives for better online experiences and related topics can apply to participate in the initiative for ‘Youth Ambassadors for Better Internet'. A minimum of 20 schools will be chosen on a yearly basis.

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Positive outreach to parents: spend more time with your teenagers!

  • News
  • 25/07/2016
  • Icelandic Safer Internet Centre

The SAMAN-Group (TOGETHER-group) is an interdisciplinary group of people working on young people and prevention, including social workers and representatives of various NGOs. One of the group's main purposes is to promote positive messages to parents about their role as their children's educators with an emphasis on families spending time together.

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