Spanish Safer Internet Centre: COVID-19 resources
- BIK Team
The Spanish Safer Internet Centre has set up a page with information (in Spanish) for parents and teachers on how to stay safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the page #CiberCOVID19.
Below you can find an outline of the articles and resources published on the page organised by topic.
* Please note – resource listings are being added to regularly, so please check back often for the latest information *
Positive content and well-being at home
- Games and activities to learn and enjoy technology at home. Are you running out of ideas to keep your kids entertained at home? Technology can be a good option, as long as we use appropriate content with an educational purpose. This article offers a compilation of entertaining resources to play at home and learn about online safety.
How to respond to online risks under the COVID-19 pandemic
- It's time to advance digital skills. We've moved from the classroom to emergency remote teaching. The change is complex, but it is also an opportunity to educate children in digital skills. INCIBE, through Internet Segura for Kids, offers tips on privacy, digital identity, protection against viruses and scams, and positive relations.
- Now more than ever, teach your students how to identify hoaxes and fake news. These days, social networks and messaging apps are working at full capacity. Lots of news, memes and videos are coming to our phones, and also to our students' phones, who don't always know how to manage them. Now is a good time to teach them how to manage all the information they receive.
- Preparing for parental mediation. The role of parents in teaching digital skills is always crucial but, in the current situation, it becomes even more relevant. Internet Segura for Kids offers tips to prepare yourself to guide your children, prepare their online environment, and accompany them in their learning process.
Emergency remote teaching
- Cybersecurity tips for teachers telework. Working as a teacher from home can be new, but it can also be an opportunity to develop lessons in an innovative and motivating way. While we adapt to the new working and communication methods, we need good online safety habits more than ever before. Internet Segura for Kids has complied five guidelines to work from home in a cyber-secure way.
The Spanish Safer Internet Centre also provides helpline services allowing children and young people, and parents and carers to access personalised advice and support. Don't hesitate to contact them in case of need!
In addition, we'll be bringing you a range of articles and insights on the opportunities and challenges of being online during COVID-19 in the coming days and weeks. Keep checking the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal and follow our social channels on Twitter (@Insafenetwork and @SafeInternetDay) and Facebook (@SaferInternet and @SaferInternetDay) for the latest news, information, advice and resources from the Insafe network and from other stakeholder organisations on staying safe online during the coronavirus pandemic.
- German Safer Internet Centre
Is Ibuprofen a potential risk for COVID-19 patients? Will grocery stores shut down? Will the internet be able to keep on functioning? Rumours linked to the newly discovered coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 are spreading faster than the virus itself. The German Awareness Centre klicksafe offers some useful tips to find your way through the chaos.
- Spanish Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Day (SID) was held on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 in over 170 countries around the world, united under the slogan of "Together for a better internet". The Spanish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) would like to express its gratitude to the centres, entities and families that participated in all activities held around SID 2020, for their involvement: in Spain, 830 people registered and 2,020 watched the livestream of the central event.