Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin

The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin is a quarterly electronic newsletter with the aim of keeping you informed on better internet issues.

Each edition provides a topical focus article looking at the latest trends in online life, with features from youth, industry and the research community, along with a mix of news and resources from key stakeholders in the field. The typical publishing cycle for the BIK bulletin is each March, June, September and December.
  • Read the September 2018 edition with a special focus on creative learning, the #SaferInternet4EU Awards and updates on a number of events and campaigns taking place in the coming months.
  • Read the June 2018 edition with a special focus on hotline issues and trends.
     
  • Read the March 2018 edition with a special focus on the recently published BIK Policy Map report, designed to give an insight into policy approaches across Europe. 
     
  • Read the December 2017 edition with a special focus on Safer Internet Forum, the new BIK Youth Programme, and a Safer Internet Day preview.
     
  • Read the September 2017 edition with a special focus on positive online content.
     
  • Read the June 2017 edition with a special focus on fake news.
     
  • Read the March 2017 edition with a special focus on cyberbullying revisited.
     
  • Read the December 2016 edition with a special focus on online advertising and the commercialisation of children and young people.
     
  • Read the September 2016 edition with a special Back2School focus to coincide with the start of the new academic year.
     
  • Read the June 2016 edition with a focus on media and information literacy in Europe. A special sub focus is given to youth as key stakeholders in the internet governance agenda.
     
  • Read the March 2016 edition with a focus on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, specifically, whether it will help to create a better internet for children and young people. We have some great opinion pieces on the topic from a range of experts in the field.
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