Finnish Safer Internet Centre: COVID-19 resources
- BIK Team
The Finnish Safer Internet Centre is sharing hints and tips on social media on staying safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The information and resources shared by the Finnish Safer Internet Centre can be found on the Mediataitokoulu Facebook page. Moreover, MLL Nuortennetti, its youth participation partner, is also sharing tips on how to handle the situation at home during lockdown on its Facebook and Instagram profiles.
The Finnish 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.
- BIK Team
The global lockdown induced by the coronavirus pandemic has caused fundamental changes to the lifestyles of young people around the world. One of these consequences is their increased reliance on digital technologies – to maintain a social life, to study, to access culture, to express their creativity, and more. The BIK Youth Ambassadors share their tips to cope with this new reality in the best way possible.
- Finnish Safer Internet Centre
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