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Calendar of SIC milestones and events throughout 2019

Safer Internet Centres (SICs) in Europe have a range of milestones and events already planned for the year ahead, and are constantly adding more. Click on the map below to see planned activities by country, or browse by month below that. This page is being updated regularly, so please check back often.

To find out more about SICs in Europe more generally, including contact detals and links to SIC websites, see the SIC profile listing.

 

 

February

**For further information on Safer Internet Centre activities during February,
see the Safer Internet Day website.**
 
Bulgaria
  • New awareness campaign against hate speech online "You are the hero: Together for a better internet", including a video based on an idea and storyboard developed by the Youth panel. The call for action will be to all teenagers to make a selfie with some sort of superhero attribute and post it on social networks as a sign of support.
  • Media Literacy Days will take place through to 15 March 2019 with various activities and initiatives by the 15 organisations who are members of the Coalition for Media Literacy in Schools founded by the Bulgarian SIC in 2017.
  • A national competition for teenagers for videos under the motto "Don't fake with me" dedicated to fake news and information online will run until 10 March 2019.
  • A schools campaign against hate speech online: lesson plans and a plan for parents' meetings, developed by the SIC, will be distributed to schools.
  • 23 February 2019 - Parents Academy on the theme: "When to let my child use the internet and how to lead him/her through the digital experience".
  • End of February (date to be decided) - Youth Forum against hate speech online.
Denmark
  • SID 2019 event at Usserød School, including the launch of a new online resource on GDPR from a youth perspective.
  • Launch of an updated guide for parents on children's online life.
France
  • Launching SID with an event at the Ministry of Education on 4 February 2019 – see press release. The event will include:
    • a global presentation of the new phase of the programme, and resources offered for SID
    • a pilot workshop with a class of the interactive quiz "les écrans, les autres et moi"
  • Other actions organised involve Google (on 04/02), Respect Zone (on 04/02), Facebook (on 05/02).
  • New resources launching on SID include:
    • A dialogue between adults and teens on their digital life, and coconstruct rules.
    • A resource for schools and informal education (ages 7-12).
    • A resource for schools and informal education (ages 13-17)
    • A quiz for parents, to launch the debate at home.
  • Hundreds of workshops being registered: registrations just launched at www.internetsanscrainte.fr/le-projet/safer-internet-day-2019-participez.
Germany
  • Celebration of Safer Internet Day across Germany, including klicksafe press event at a school in Düsseldorf focusing on online hate speech.
  • New video series with popular YouTubers on hate speech online.
  • Publication of survey results about hate speech.
  • klicksafe info booth at education trade fair didacta.
  • School visit of Commissioner Gabriel together with filmmaker, Wim Wenders, German Federal Minister For Family Affairs, Franziska Giffey, and LMK director, Marc Jan Eumann, organised by klicksafe at a school in Berlin on Monday, 11 February 2019.
Greece
  • The results of major nationwide research in about 400 primary and secondary schools all over Greece will be announced. An infographic will also be created on the main results of the study.
  • The winners of the Pan-Hellenic student competitions will be announced. Students from all educational levels are invited, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, to work together as well as with their teachers in order to create original material for internet safety.
  • A major event will be organised on the day of Safer Internet Day 2019 at the amphitheatre of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs (with a capacity of 800 people), in which all involved actors and many students will participate. During the event, an active role will be played by the Youth panel with activities and speeches.
  • New material will be available to students, educators and parents to celebrate Safer Internet Day 2019.
  • Informative sessions across the country for parents, students and teachers.
Hungary
  • A video competition for youth aged 6-18 will be launched, in three different age categories, in line with the theme of SID 2019.
Latvia
  • Launching of a campaign to promote a new mobile app for reporting breaches and illegal content online, mainly focusing on child protection - dealing with cyberbullying cases, removing child sexual abuse images, and helping parents to find the best solution in situations where a child has suffered online.
Luxembourg
  • Collaboration with European Consumer Center (CEC) (06/02/2019): Conference on "dating platforms and social networks" at Maison de l'Europe.
  • BEE SECURE DigiRallye winter edition (20/02/2019) at Forum Geesseknäppchen.

**For further information on Safer Internet Centre activities during February,
see the Safer Internet Day website.**

March

Denmark
  • Launch of a resource with activities about children and youth online life for parents' meetings in schools.
  • 13-14 March 2019 – School Festival in Copenhagen, to include the distribution of the resource "The internet as a platform for lies, manipulation and propaganda" and new activities for parents about the online life of children and youth.
Germany
  • New teaching material klicksafe2go: "How we want to live. Chances and risks of digital future" about the influence of AI (artificial intelligence) and social bots on our decisions and lives, including digital currencies and blockchains.
  • New information areas on the klicksafe website about self-endangering behaviour (eating disorders, suicide) in cooperation with jugendschutz.net.
  • New online quiz for young people on fake news.
  • klicksafe booth at TINCON, festival for digital youth culture in Düsseldorf.
Latvia
  • Development of a 6-hour long "Internet addiction" training programme for pedagogues. Training will be provided throughout whole year.
  • A media event will be organised, in cooperation with the State Police, to inform about the results of a project where a person searching for child sexual abuse materials (CSAM) is directed to a STOP page informing about the criminal liabilities of searching and storing such illegal content.

Luxembourg

  • Collaboration with Advisory Board member National Consumer Center (ULC) (11/03/2019): Conference on the impact of digitalisation on individual consumers.
     

April

Hungary
  • Taking place from 8-12 April 2019, Digital Theme Week will be organised all across the country. This week has been established by the Hungarian Government, the coordinator of which is the Ministry of Human Capacity. The Hungarian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) will hold "Safe surf" lessons and forums for parents during the week.
Latvia
  • A story telling contest "Your internet safety story" will be organised for 7-9 grade school children. In the summer, workshops will be organised for the contestants to develop visual design of their stories. In September, a book of internet safety stories will be disseminated to schools along with methodological materials for pedagogues.
  • The Latvian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) will participate in a popular TV show in Latvia for school children, "Clever the cleverest", asking questions about internet safety.
     

May

Germany
  • klicksafe booth at Deutscher Präventionstag (German Congress on Crime Prevention) in Berlin.
Hungary
  • Budapest Children's Day will take place 25-26 May 2019, and will feature a Safer Internet Tent with all sponsors, stakeholders and partners participating. Offering interactive programmes for children, youth and adults. More than 10,000 visitors are expected to the tent over the two days of the event.
     

June

Germany
  • Presentation of klicksafe cyberbullying teaching material at World Anti Bullying Forum in Dublin.
Luxembourg
  • Collaboration with Advisory Board member A.F.P. Services Asbl - Erzéiongs- a Familljeberodung (04/06/2019): Public event at the World Play Day. Several organisations, including BEE SECURE, will provide offline games and activities to further the sense of playing together. Everyone, especially children and families, are invited to come along and have fun.
     

July

Germany
  • Webinar for multipliers (topic to be confirmed).
 

August

Germany
  • New practical, recipient-oriented formats to take up on recent trends (e.g. smart speakers).
     

September

**A network-wide Back2School campaign will also take place in September.**

Bulgaria
  • Back2School campaign.
Germany
  • New teaching material "Mobile Media" about YouTube influencers as role models, learning on YouTube, and so on.
     

October

Germany
  • Publication of a new thematic series on youths' media usage trends, addressed to parents.
Hungary
  • European Cyber Security Month (ECSM). The main organiser in Hungary is the National Cybersecurity Institute. The Safer Internet Centre will participate in conferences and roundtables, and will organise a workshop.
  • Media Conference, Budapest. Every second year, the Hungarian SIC organises a conference about media literacy focusing on the latest trends and research with key experts in the field.
     

November

Bulgaria
  • National campaign "Teacher-leader in the digital era".
France
  • Back to school/"Non au harcèlement" campaign, as well as education week.
Germany
  • Updated materials on existing main topics (such as cyberbullying) especially for the target group of parents (digital and print).
     

December

Germany
  • Award of klicksafe prize for internet safety.
 

Non-time specific/Throughout 2019

United Kingdom