A look back at the Cyprus Safer Internet Centre's awareness and education activities

  • Awareness
  • 15/10/2019
  • Cyprus Safer Internet Centre

From September 2018 to June 2019, the Cyprus Safer Internet Centre (SIC) held a total of 263 lectures, seminars and workshops involving for 9,871 students, 841 teachers and 983 parents.

During these sessions, participants were informed and educated on the opportunities and risks of the internet (such as cyberbullying, excessive use of digital devices, deception), thereby contributing to the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding the responsible, creative and secure exploitation of digital technologies and the internet.

At the same time, the project's partners had the opportunity to inform all the participants (students, teachers and parents) on the operation and services of Helpline and Hotline 1480.

More information about the "CYberSafety II – Better Internet for Kids" project and the Cyprus Safer Internet Centre can be found at https://www.cybersafety.cy/ and https://internetsafety.pi.ac.cy/.

Find out more information about the work of the Cyprus Safer Internet Centre (SIC) generally, including its awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services on the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal, or find similar information for Safer Internet Centres throughout Europe.

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