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#SaferInternet4EU Awards

Have your say... public vote now open!

Launched during the annual celebration of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018, the #SaferInternet4EU campaign consists of a series of initiatives taking place throughout 2018. The #SaferInternet4EU Awards, a key milestone in the campaign, has just entered its second, and final, phase, namely the public voting phase.

Following the selection of nine finalists by a jury of experts, it's now time for you, the public, to choose your favourite best practice. Before you decide, watch all of the promotional videos below as prepared by each of the finalists and be sure to cast your vote before the voting deadline of Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

Think carefully; you can only vote once!

Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, will then present three winners during an awards ceremony at the Safer Internet Forum (SIF) taking place in Brussels, Belgium on 20 November 2018.

Watch the Commissioner's video message to mark the launch of the public vote here.

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Safely Online

Author: Gezinsbond and Child Focus

Category: Organizations

Safely Online is a set of tools and trainings developed to educate parents about the safe use of new media, to protect their children from harmful digital behaviour. This programme targets socially disadvantaged parents in particular.
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Teachtoday

Author: Deutsche Telekom

Category: Organizations

Teachtoday is an initiative providing resources for parents, grandparents, educators and children to promote media literacy and online safety through playful, interactive, online and offline activities.
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Be Strong Online

Author: The Diana Award

Category: Organizations

The Be Strong Online Ambassadors Programme is a free peer-led education programme designed to empower young people with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to help increase the digital resilience of their peers.
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False Information Hunters from the age of ten

Author: Rose-Marie Farinella

Category: Teachers

False Information Hunters Project aims to foster critical thinking among pupils as young as 10 to enable them to differentiate between real and fake news on the internet and help them fight xenophobia, racism and conspiracy theories online.
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Travelling Around the Virtual World

Author: Nina Jelen

Category: Teachers

By turning her classroom into a virtual world, Nina Jelen used creativity and games to promote positive online behaviours among elementary school pupils and to raise awareness about the risks of inappropriately using the internet.
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Robot SID

Author: Marta Turlinska and Eduard Ivinski

Category: Teachers

SID is an interactive robot created by students for children of all ages as well as adults. Walking around school, the robot educates and raises awareness on online safety, using quizzes, discussions, brainstorming, and displaying cartoons.
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Cyber-Bullying Game

Author: Lili Lei├čer

Category: Youth

The #TogetherForRespect game is an offline game about cyberbullying designed for schools and teenagers up to 19 years of age. The game is related to a campaign which several European Youth Ambassadors launched in 2017.
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My Digital Citizen Pledge

Author: Lorcan Tuohy

Category: Youth

This Safer Internet Day Ambassador made a digital pledge to promote online safety, positive online behaviour, online privacy, cyberbullying and media literacy, and to encourage other young people to make their own digital pledge.
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Qwwwiz "Stay Safe Online" App

Author: Students from the High School of Tichero

Category: Youth

Developed by high school students, this quiz app is targeted at students aged ten and above. It aims to encourage critical thinking, positive online behaviour and online safety. It is available in Greek, English, German and French.

See background information on the #SaferInternet4EU Awards.