Placing a focus on youth and cybercrime on SID 2018
- Dutch Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, right across the globe. In the Netherlands, the Dutch Safer Internet Centre (SIC) placed a focus on youth and cybercrime as part of a range of activities and initiatives.
213 Dutch children, aged 11-16 years old, could have their say about the imminent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the risks this new legislation may bring. The results were also presented during a meeting in Prague.
- Study on children's digital competence (Digitale vaardigheden van kinderen)
The need to integrate digital competence into education has been voiced by government, educators and the business community, among others. SIDN presented new study results to parents and educators regarding children's digital competence.
- Bendoo Arduino Box for primary schools
Thanks to a collaboration between Reshift Digital, Creative Kids Concepts (CKC) and SIDN, 2,700 primary schools will receive the new Bendoo Arduino Box technical lessons package.
With the support of organisations such as veiliginternetten.nl, VodafoneZiggo developed the free lesson programme Online-Masters.nl. VodafoneZiggo employees will visit various schools in the Netherlands to present the educational programme.
- Launch of new online file "Je kind online" (Your child online)
This new resource (in Dutch) has been made available on the Dutch Consumers' Association (Consumentenbond) website with practical information for parents looking to "child proof" their family's online experience. It includes guides for improved privacy settings, blocking in-app purchases and limiting screen time.
- Performance for youth
During the week of Safer Internet Day celebrations, various schools hosted performances for youth addressing experiences coupled with friendships, peer pressure, exclusion, bullying and how these experiences are influenced by social media.
- MediaMasters Club: Safe internet
As part of Safer Internet Day 2018, a MediaMasters Club with the theme "Safe Internet" launched for year groups 7 and 8 at primary schools. Participation is free after registration. MediaMasters is an initiative from Mediawijzer.net, the Dutch network for digital literacy. For more information and registration, visit www.mediamasters.nl/club/.
- Interactive workshop for teachers
Teachers were given the opportunity to learn about the current state of affairs surrounding internet security and cyber security, complemented by practical exercises for participants through a workshop provided by IBM and Kivi.
- Icelandic Safer Internet Centre
For the celebration of Safer Internet Day 2018, the Icelandic Safer Internet Centre (SIC) planned multiple activities, all with focus on this year's slogan: "Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you".
- Italian Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 right across the globe. Read on to find out more about how the Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated the day, with a strong focus on measures to challenge cyberbullying.
- Danish Safer Internet Centre
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018, the Danish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) launched a campaign targeting young male gamers. Read on to find out more.
- Croatian Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018 activities were organised with record-breaking numbers all across Croatia, which is a sign of a broad national action to educate all internet users about ways to protect them on digital platforms.