Czech Safer Internet Centre: COVID-19 resources

The Czech Safer Internet Centre has published a number of articles (in Czech) on staying safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find them below.

* Please note – resource listings are being added to regularly, so please check back often for the latest information *

  • How to entertain children safely during the coronavirus pandemic? CZ.NIC offers materials and guidance to parents on how to teach cybersecurity at home in a time when schools are closed and kids are spending a lot of time online.
  • Coronavirus: how to handle the situation with children at home? The COVID-19 pandemic is not an easy period for parents - they have to combine several activities such as keeping the household running, guiding children through remote learning, and working from home. This article presents some recommendations on how to best manage this time.
  • Coronavirus: a topic on the helpline. Adults' concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic are normally passed on to children, some of whom look for support from the helpline. What does Linka bezpeci z.s. recommend to address the situation? Mgr. Kateřina Baťhová shares her advice on this article.

The Czech Safer Internet Centre also provides helpline services allowing children and young people, and parents and carers to access personalised advice and support. Equally, it provides a hotline for reporting any illegal content you mind find online. 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.

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