> [NEW - OCTOBER 2018] European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) and cyber hygiene resources
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.
Author: Gezinsbond and Child Focus
Category: OrganizationsSafely 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.
Author: Deutsche Telekom
Category: OrganizationsTeachtoday 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.
Author: The Diana Award
Category: OrganizationsThe 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.
Author: Rose-Marie Farinella
Category: TeachersFalse 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.
Author: Nina Jelen
Category: TeachersBy 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.
Author: Marta Turlinska and Eduard Ivinski
Category: TeachersSID 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.
Author: Lili Leißer
Category: YouthThe #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.
Author: Lorcan Tuohy
Category: YouthThis 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.
Author: Students from the High School of Tichero
Category: YouthDeveloped 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.