BEE SECURE media education activity catalogue for primary schools in Luxembourg

  • Awareness
  • 29/06/2016
  • Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre

"They know more about the internet than I do" is a popular statement among teachers when talking about internet and media skills of their pupils. 

But actually, although pupils may be called ‘digital natives' since they grow up using communication technologies, most of the time they might only be better in operating their devices - but not in reference to their online (social) behaviour and dealing with media content.
Media education is an important part of the curriculum in Luxembourgish primary schools. The overall aim of the interdisciplinary field of media education is a positive, responsible and safety-oriented online behaviour of the pupils. To support primary school teachers in achieving this aim, BEE SECURE offers a practical activity handbook with easy-to-use work sheets, games and activities for grade 1-6 called "Pädagogischer Leitfaden zur Informationssicherheit - Arbeitsblätter zur Förderung einer sicheren Benutzung der Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien in der Grundschule".
It covers topics such as password safety, cyberbullying, online reputation, copyright, basic knowledge of technical infrastructure of the internet, privacy and safety rules. Thus, it is now easier for primary school teachers to teach basic competences of online behaviour without necessarily being experts in the field.
It is available in German in the BIK Resource gallery or from the BEE SECURE website.
Find out more about the work of the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre, including its awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.

Related news

Trainers' meeting: BEE SECURE meets

  • Awareness
  • 16/11/2016
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

After waiting two years, and thanks to Erasmus+/Youth in action, a visit by the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC),, to the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre, BEE SECURE, was finally realised. And we all loved it, learned a lot and brought home not only more kilos on the scale, but good ideas for our work!

Closing the digital generation gap

  • News
  • 03/10/2016
  • BIK team

Saturday, 1 October 2016 was the United Nations International Day of Older Persons. This annual day of celebration encourages us all to reflect on the role of older persons in making wide-ranging contributions to economic and social development, along with the challenges older persons may encounter such as discrimination and social exclusion. Here on the Better internet for Kids (BIK) portal, we use the occasion as an opportunity to reflect upon the challenges older persons may encounter in the digital age.

Media and information literacy policies in Europe – a timely assessment

In this article, we hear from Professor Sonia Livingstone OBE on media and information literacy policies across Europe and, in particular, the resource.