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Calendar of SIC milestones and events throughout 2018

The work of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) in Europe does not stop with SID; they have a range of milestones and events already planned for the year ahead. Click on the map below to see planned activities by country, or browse by month below that.

February | March | April | May | June | July/August | September | October | November | December
Non-time specific

**See also the #SaferInternet4EU Back2School campaign
for more information on activities in September.**

February | March | April | May | June | July/August | September | October | November | December
Non-time specific

February

  • Austria: A report published on the results of the study "Use of digital media by children in primary school age" (German). An infographic will also be created on the main results of the study (German and English).
  • Austria: Publication of an information sheet on popular YouTube stars and popular games among children in Austria (German).
  • Austria: Publication of an information sheet on the main security settings on smartphones for children (German).
  • Austria: FAQs on topics parents need to know about to protect their child online such as "When should I give my child their first smartphone?" (German).
  • Bulgaria: Online campaign against hate speech (until the end of February 2018).
  • Bulgaria: Competition among teenagers for producing media content - text, video, podcast on the topic of fake news (until the beginning of March 2018).
  • Bulgaria: Launch a new mobile application SafeNetApp for quick contact with the Helpline and Hotline, check of the safety of a password and an online test of safety skills.
  • Bulgaria: Launch a national one-month school campaign for digital and media literacy with a pack of resources.
  • Cyprus: Launch of a video promoting 1480 Helpline-Hotline will be launching.
  • Cyprus: Promotion of winning videos from the video competition for students.
  • Cyprus: CPI - with the help of a teacher from Greece - has translated Happy Onlife game and activity book (https://web.jrc.ec.europa.eu/happyonlife/webgame_en.html) and it will be promoted as a resource (by the end of February 2018).
  • Finland: Media Literacy Week is celebrated throughout Finland as part of Safer Internet Day (National Audiovisual Institute).
  • Finland: Training day for professionals working with sexual offenders (Save the Children, Finland, Finnish Hotline, Nettivihje).
  • France: Awareness campaign on fake news in schools (in partnership with the French Ministry of Education) (February 2018 onwards).
  • Germany: New material for schools, parents and young people on sexting, along with a new website area.
  • Hungary: Launching  new resources on internet safety using storytelling methods.
  • Ireland: Participation in an open debate on mental health with Comhairle na Nog (one of Ireland's biggest youth organisations) members.
  • Ireland: The European Institute for Gender Equality is conducting research on how boys and girls use the internet and digital technologies. The objective is to understand to how young people can get the most of opportunities brought by internet and digital technologies and best avoid their risks. Webwise will recruit participants from Ireland.
  • Italy: Launching a new video resource on Safer Internet Day.
  • Italy: Hosting six seminars for professionals one per month (February - November 2018). 
  • Lithuania: Launch of a new Lithuanian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) website.
  • Luxembourg: DigiRallye - winter edition.
  • Poland: Conference on SID and launch of contest for local initiatives (February - until the end of March 2018).

March

  • Austria: Publication of the Youth Internet Monitor 2018 for Austria (www.jugendinternetmonitor.at) asking 400 people aged 11-17 what social networks they are using.
  • Bulgaria: Parents' Forum to conclude the Digital Literacy Month.
  • Cyprus: CYberSafety Youth Panel will launch resources on social media (2-3 articles, tip sheet, videos on settings).
  • Cyprus: CPI will be launching a resource for teachers a lesson plan on internet challenges and a quiz on making good choices online.
  • Denmark: Launch of "Keep the hackers out" -a teaching resource on IT safety targeted at libraries (launch in March 2018, followed up by 10 courses on how to use the resource in April - June 2018).
  • Finland: International version of the educational material on media and information literacy "Hunters for the reliable information" is published via BIK (National Audiovisual Institute).
  • Finland: Nordic meeting against child sexual exploitation (CSE) (Save the Children, Finland, Finnish Hotline, Nettivihje).
  • Greece: An event will be addressed to educators in collaboration with school consultants in Nafplio-Argos.
  • Iceland: Publication of guidelines for school authorities called "Digital Dialogue in Schools".
  • Ireland: Performance and filming of the prize winners from the SID 2018 competition who will be treated to a gig in their own school with Sean and Conor Price from The X Factor.
  • Ireland: Participation in a cross-departmental open policy debate on internet safety and young people.
  • Ireland: Training with Garda College recruits on new Garda BeInCtrl resource addressing online sexual coercion and exploitation. The project will see police authority visit schools and deliver lesson one of the resource.
  • Ireland: Participation in national teacher conference.
  • Italy: Launching six video tutorials about coding.
  • Italy: Launching a theatre tour in five cities in (March - May 2018).
  • Lithuania: Running the "Action week without bullying" focusing on cyberbullying.
  • Lithuania: Hosting a conference for Safer Internet Ambassadors.
  • Malta: Seminar for teachers.
  • Malta: Training seminar for members of the judiciary.
  • Romania: Launch of a new resource aimed at parents: "Antibullying filter".
  • Slovenia: A training for the youth trainers (Awareness Centre) (March/April 2018).

April

  • Czech Republic: Final of the SID 2018 competition for schools, public libraries and youth information centres. The winners have been announced and awarded – detailed information is available from the Saferinternet.cz website.
  • Denmark: Launch of teaching material regarding young children's use of digital media and social media (1-2 grade students).
  • Denmark: Launch of "Detour on the internet - on manipulation, propaganda and lies online".
  • Germany: Updated website information on fake news.
  • Greece: An event in Athens collaboration with the Central Union of Greece's Municipalities.
  • Iceland: Publication of tips for teaching students how to recognise bias in an era of fake news.
  • Iceland: Publication of an educational resource on sexting.
  • Italy: Launching a new a mobile phone app for teachers.
  • Malta: PR campaign on internet safety (April/May 2018).
  • Netherlands: Media Ukkies campaign for youngest users.
  • Romania: Regional sessions with specialists (prevention police, social workers, school counsellors, school inspectors) regarding internet safety and child protection covering all counties in Romania (April/May 2018).
  • Romania: Informative sessions across the country for parents, conducted by teacher volunteers (April -June 2018).

May

  • Bulgaria: Training seminar for teachers and school directors in the region of Haskovo and Dimitrovgrad on online safety for children.
  • Bulgaria: Cyberscouts training. Over the course of three months, 120 Cyberscouts will be trained in a series of four trainings across four cities. For further information, please contact the Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre or visit the Safenet.bg website (May - July 2018).
  • Czech Republic: Safer Internet Conference in the Senate of Czech Parliament dedicated to rights of the child in cyberspace. Detailed information is available from the conference website.
  • France: Awareness campaign on the topic of the GDPR (General Date Protection Regulation) with the CNIL (French regulatory authority), with a focus on parenting and parent consent (Article 8).
  • Germany: New online quiz tool for young people, e.g. about hate speech.
  • Germany: New awareness landing page and campaign targeting young people.
  • Greece: An event in Crete in collaboration with School Informatics Consultants (Student Digital Creation Festival) and a Youth Panel event in Athens.
  • Iceland: Publication of a brochure on hate crime and online hate speech.
  • Lithuania: One training on "Audiovisual media" for schools communities taking priority for the Safer internet ambassadors training during May/June 2018. For further information, please contact the Lithuania Safer Internet Centre.
  • Luxembourg: Collaboration with the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre - seminar and Portuguese theatre play in Luxembourg.
  • Luxembourg: Information and animation stand at Europe Day celebrations in Luxembourg City.
  • Netherlands: Awareness-raising activities on kids and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
  • Poland: Digital Youth Forum - conference for youth in Warsaw (17 May 2018).
  • [NEW] Romania: Between May and June 2018, Save the Children Romania organised regional seminars on "Child protection and participation in the online environment", in collaboration with the Ministry of National Education, the National Authority for Child Protection and Adoption, and the General Police Inspectorate. Read more on the BIK portal, or contact the Romanian Safer Internet Centre for further information. 
  • Slovenia: An Awards Ceremony for the winners of the Award Contest for primary schools (Awareness Centre).

June

  • Austria: A press conference will be held to highlight one topic concerning youth in Austria (topic yet to be selected). For further information, please contact the Austrian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Bulgaria: A national conference dedicated to the introduction of digital and media literacy in primary schools.
  • Cyprus: Pancyprian School for Parents is preparing a booklet for parents regarding online challenges, explaining them and providing advices (anticipated launch date is June 2018).
  • Czech Republic: "Out of school" campaign - chain of events for children focused on internet safety on vacations. Activities included promotion and distribution of existing leaflets: Holidays - how to protect children and Privacy.
  • Denmark: Launch of a digital tool box to support parent meetings in school.
  • Greece: Events will be organised all over Athens addressed to educators, the elderly, and other citizens. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre
  • Greece: Speech for online safety and internet addiction in the first PanHellenic Conference for Distance Learning and Creativity at new schools organised by the Pedagogical Department at the University of Crete. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre
  • Greece: Event for online safety, open to the public in cooperation with the Football Coaches Association of Attica. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre
  • Greece: Open event for online safety at the conference centre of Nea Ionia Attica. The event is coorganised with the Municipality of Nea Ionia and the Directorate of Secondary Education. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Educational seminar for online safety with psychologists and doctors at KEK ELTA in Thessaloniki. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre
  • Greece: Informative event at child camps Zografaki at Heraklion Crete accommodating more than 300 children. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre
  • Greece: Launch of new mini site for cyber hygiene which will provide audiences with relevant educational and informative material. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre
  • Hungary: Conducting an international study visit tour in Slovakia (June/July 2018).
  • Ireland: Content creation workshop. The Webwise Youth Panel will attend and participate in a one-day content creation workshop. The resulting content will form part of the Webwise Youth Online hub. The exact date is still to be confirmed; the location will be Dublin city centre. For further information, please contact the Irish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Lithuania: Media literacy teacher training activities. Three trainings on "Media & national safety" and safer internet for the primary school teachers will take place at various locations in June 2018. More media literacy teacher trainings will be arranged in Autumn. For further information, please contact the Lithuania Safer Internet Centre.
  • Lithuania: Five summer camps for primary school children "Be safe online during the summer time!" will take place June-August. The one day event offers children various kinds of interactive activities to help to discover and know. Teachers wanting to arrange the camps in their schools are provided with the supporting materials. For further information, please contact the Lithuania Safer Internet Centre.
  • Lithuania: Various youth panel activities will take place over the summer months
    For example, youth panellists will attend the symposium "Connecting the dots: Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation" in Tallinn, Estonia in June 2018. For further information, please contact the Lithuania Safer Internet Centre.
  • Luxembourg: Launch of new resource: Safety concept for after school day cares.
  • Luxembourg: Event on World Play Day. World Play Day on 1 June 2018 will be celebrated in Luxembourg with a big play event in the centre of Luxembourg city at the Place Guillaume on 1 June 2018 – see more here. 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. Impressions of the 2016 edition of the event can be seen on the BEE SECURE website or, for further information, please contact the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Malta: Judiciary Seminar. A seminar will be organised for all members of the judiciary system to inform them of social media trends in Malta, upcoming safety concerns and developments especially, with the involvement of Facebook. For further information, please contact the Maltese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Slovenia: Hate speech from the perspective of law enforcement and social networks. This public event on online hate speech will take place on 6 June 2018 at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana. It is aimed at editors and moderators of online media and web portals in Slovenia. More information about the event (in Slovenian) is available here or contact the Slovenian Safer Internet Centre.

July/August

  • Austria: Publication of three new videos in the "Frag Barbara!" video blog series for parents (www.fragbarbara.at).
  • Austria: A website relaunch of www.saferinternet.at will be rolling out in July 2018 focusing on mobile-first, step-by-step security guides and all safer internet topics concerning various target groups (children, parents, teachers and youth workers). For further information, please contact the Austrian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Belgium: "Surf Safe" campaign. This event consists of a rodeo-surfboard and a stand with prevention material from Child Focus. It is mainly aimed at young people (12-16 years old), but also at the general public. The aim is to give tips and information about safe and responsible internet access. Children can experience on the rodeo-surfboard that surfing is fun but can sometimes be difficult. This is also true for online surfing: nice, but sometimes less pleasant things can happen. At the stand, they will receive various useful information and tips for surfing the internet safely and responsibly. They are also informed that they can always contact Child Focus if they have any questions or problems. The stand and the animation are provided by a team of young people specially trained by Child Focus. An employee of Child Focus is also present to steer everything in the right direction. Participation is free of charge for the public. For more information, please contact the Belgian Safer Internet Centre, visit the Child Focus website (for dates and locations) or see the campaign video. Events will be promoted using the #SurfSafe hashtag.
  • Bulgaria: Hate speech event. The Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) will be presenting the prevention methodology for primary schools "Children, parents and teachers against hate speech and discrimination" at a RAN (Radicalisation Awareness Network) policy and practice event, focusing on building resilience of pre-teens raised in extremist environments, specifically child returnees. The event will take place at the Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel, Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday, 4 July 2018. For further information, please contact the Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Cyprus: CPI will provide workshops in summer camps.
  • Czech Republic: A CyberSummer Camp will take place in the premises of the CZ.NIC. This camp for children will be organised for the second time this year following its successful premiere last year. The exact date will announced by the end of June 2018. For further information, see the please contact the Czech Safer Internet Centre.
  • Czech Republic: Launch of a new online safety e-learning course, dedicated to teachers and parents. The new course will be published by the end of July 2018 on the website of the SIC CZ project, Bezpecneonline.cz, dedicated to Czech safer internet resources which are popular among teachers. The course includes nine themes covering the most relevant and demanded topics relating to internet safety skills. For further information, please contact the Czech Safer Internet Centre.
  • Czech Republic: Launch of online safety posters for the general public. Three new posters to support the Back2school campaign will be published by the end of August. For further information, please contact the Czech Safer Internet Centre.
  • Denmark: Debate events at the public meeting at Bornholm concerning e-sport, online sextortion, and how to engage youth in the debate about youth and social media activities, 15-16 June 2018. For further information, please contact the Danish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Denmark: Launch of documentary film on project about Future Classroom Teacher students developing teaching material about data ethics, online human rights, and so on, on Monday, 25 June 2018. For further information, please contact the Danish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Denmark: Launch and presentation of a online magazine about the internet as a platform for manipulation, lies and propaganda on Wednesday, 29 August 2018. For further information, please contact the Danish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Denmark: National SoMe Youth Panel meeting about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Safer Internet Day (SID) 2019, 31 August-1 September 2018. For further information, please contact the Danish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Finland: School Peace Declaration, Vantaa, Wednesday, 22 August 2018. This annual and national School Peace Declaration aims to better hear the voices of children and young people when it comes to preventing bullying and discrimination in schools. For further information, please contact the Finnish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Finland: Media Literacy Week: a kick-off event will take place in Helsinki, Kino Tulio, on Thursday, 30 August 2018. The annual Media Literacy Week (MLW) gathers stakeholders around the field of media literacy, media education and internet safety to discuss current topics. A first draft of the MLW 2019 agenda will be presented and planning of the theme week starts with co-operative discussions. For further information, please contact the Finnish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Germany: Updated version of lesson material "Wikipedia: Shaping Knowledge Together" (4th edition) in cooperation with Wikimedia Germany; an updated and revised website area about Wikipedia; and publication of a flyer titled "Digital Addiction: klicksafe tips for parents" published as a 4th revised version. For further information, please contact the German Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Launch of new resources - material with games for education on online surfing during the summer period, including additional leaflets for social media (Twitter, Viber, YouTube, and so on.). For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Preparation for the Panhellenic research on online safety that will take place during the next school year within primary and secondary education under the auspices of the Ministry of Education. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Informative event at a child camp in Athens during July. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre
  • Greece: Informative event at a child camp in Crete during August. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Preparation of new "Back to school" material which will be distributed at the beginning of the next school year to schools all over Greece. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Radio broadcasts on internet security on the state radio station (ERT) every Sunday throughout the summer. For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • Latvia: On 22-23 August 2018, a seminar for regional trainers-volunteers will take place, with the main focus on media literacy, providing content and teaching methods to be used by the volunteers. Also, an opportunity will be given to talk to education psychologist who will advise how to deal with internet safety related issues. For further information, please contact the Latvian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Lithuania: A youth panel focus group is aiming to gather Lithuanian youngsters who are creators of various resources (Lithuanian Youth manifesto, YouTube сhannel, and common SIC activities) during August 2018. For further information, please contact the Lithuania Safer Internet Centre.
  • Luxembourg: The Glass Room Experience is an exhibition on Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) produced by Mozilla and curated by Tactical Tech. Using its interactive elements, the exhibition will critically show how our personal information is used by large corporations to shape today's society. With more than 10,000 visitors in New York and over 20,000 visitors in London, the exhibition has already had great success worldwide during its previous editions. During a special open day event on 7 July 2018, visitors can explore the exhibition, look at how facial recognition works and how to avoid it, do a "walkshop" to see traces of the internet, data and surveillance in the streets, make Faraday pouches to block signals and start a detox with the new Data Detox Kit. In addition to this, school classes are going to explore the exhibition and look at the issues raises in specifically arranged workshops. The experience runs from 4 - 7 July 2018 at Forum Geesseknäppchen, Luxembourg City. For more information, see the BEE SECURE website or contact the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Luxembourg: DigiRallye - summer edition. Twice each year, BEE SECURE organises, with the support of several partners, a DigiRallye for children aged 8-12 years. This year's summer edition will take place on 25 July 2018. The goal of the event is for children to learn how to deal with new media and technologies in a responsible manner, as well as to pick up useful knowledge on the internet, computers and smartphones. The event is a special offer for after school day care centres, which will participate with their teams. More than 100 children are expected to discover the different stations during one day. Impressions of the winter edition 2018 can be seen on the BEE SECURE website or, for further information, please contact the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Malta: MCAST (Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology) - creation of resources by students at MCAST as part of an assignment. The Maltese SIC will be working with students at MCAST to produce videos/comics as part of their course and which will then be used as a BeSmartOnline! resource. Four main topics will be discussed: sexting, cyberbullying, grooming and digital footprints. The target audience for this resource are those aged 13-16. Although this is a competition and an incentive will be given to those placing first, second and third (mobile top-up card), all the work submitted will be promoted on social media. Winners will be chosen through an adjudication board. For further information, please contact the Maltese Safer Internet Centre (July 2018).
  • Malta: Skolasajf - for the third year running, the Maltese SIC has teamed up with the Foundation for Educational Services (FES), responsible for organising State Summer Schools all over the country. The summer programme is aimed at school-aged children (3 to 16 years). The SIC members will be visiting a number of different centres from throughout the summer months and will hold various sessions in each centre for children aged 7-9, particularly revolving around critical thinking, privacy, cyberbullying and general safety tips. For further information, please contact the Maltese Safer Internet Centre (July/August 2018).
  • Malta: Summer campaign. The Maltese SIC is planning to support parents through a campaign on social media, radio adverts and bus shelter adverts, targeting teens and emphasising what the true concerns of overuse are. Many often attribute overuse to the "amount of time" spent using a device; while this is a good indicator, it is not the only and most significant issue to look out for. Others include:
    - Doing something more constructive.
    - Not becoming a slave (zombie) to your online reputation (measured in terms of likes).
    - Foregoing other life experiences, such as hanging out, meeting friends face-to-face, and so on.
    - Self-esteem.
    - Prioritising.
    For further information, please contact the Maltese Safer Internet Centre (July - September 2018).
  • Malta: Live-in for young people - Positive use of the internet. This live-in is organised each year for young people between the ages of 13 and 15. It consists of an interactive three-day programme which includes various activities. For further information, please contact the Maltese Safer Internet Centre (August 2018).
  • Portugal: Training for social workers in the Addiction & Dependencies Intervention division on Lisbon during July. For further information, please contact the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Portugal: Awareness sessions for children and young people as part of the Youth Summer Sessions of JFArroios. For further information, please contact the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Portugal: Sessions lead by young volunteers on safe and responsible use of internet on several dates during July. For further information, please contact the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Portugal: Keep it Cool Summer Campaign - launch and support of a summer campaign to promote the Safer Internet Centre's service during July and August. For further information, please contact the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Portugal: Dissemination of information at various music and crafts festivals throughout Portugal during July and August. For further information, please contact the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Portugal: Development of a National Plan to prevent and combat bullying and cyberbullying in schools during August. For further information, please contact the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Portugal: Development of a National Media Education Strategy from Directorate-General for Education with National Reading Plan and School Library Networks collaboration during August. For further information, please contact the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre.
  • Slovenia: Training for the youth trainers introducing the new training materials (Awareness Centre) (August/September 2018).
  • UK: Childnet Film Competition. The Childnet Film Competition is an annual competition, open to all UK schools and youth organisations. All young people, aged 7-18, are invited to take on the challenge of creating a short film about internet safety. The competition gives young people the opportunity to harness their creativity and share their understanding of online safety issues. The competition seeks films which showcase positive and inspiring uses of the internet and clearly reflect this year's theme, looking at how young people can "connect with respect" and work together to make the better place for children and young people. The Film Competition is a fun and engaging way to get young people involved in online safety, and it is hoped that the videos created can be used as educational resources with other young people across the UK. The Film Competition finalists' event will be held on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 at the British Film Institute on the Southbank in London. The judging panel includes representatives from the BBC, BAFTA, BBFC and BFI. Attending the event will be young people, representatives from industry, and Margot James, Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Find out more on the Childnet website, or contact the UK Safer Internet Centre for further information.

September

**See also the #SaferInternet4EU Back2School campaign
for more information on activities in September.**

  • Belgium: French version of the theatre play "Sex Thing".
  • Belgium: Localised version of the "Be Internet Awesome" project with Google.
  • Bulgaria: Back to school campaign, including dissemination of handbooks for parents of first and fifth
    graders.
  • Croatia: "Lessons learned" following Youth Panel meetings.
  • Czech Republic: A Back2school campaign will run from September, including the following activities:
    - Chain of trainings focusing on the theme "(Un)safe cell phone" for children of elementary schools.
    - Launch of the Prague safety online campaign. The campaign will start on 1 September 2018 and will include more than 220 safer internet lectures for pupils of elementary schools in four districts of Prague. The next activity of the Prague safety online campaign will focus on seniors and grandparents.
    - Conference in the Municipality of Prague addressing more that 200 attendees (teachers, social workers, LEA officers, experts in crime prevention of the public administration) from around the country. The conference will take place on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 and will mark the launch of European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) in the country (see also below).
    For further information, please contact the Czech Safer Internet Centre.
  • Czech Republic: Publication of the cartoon book "How to use the internet safely?". The cartoon book will be published by the CZ.NIC Association by the end of September. For further information, please contact the Czech Safer Internet Centre.
  • Finland: New materials for parents: "8 Questions about small child's media use" and "8 Questions about teenagers media use" (Mannerheim League for Child Welfare).
  • Finland: Report on online peer-based sexual harassment (Save the Children, Finland, Finnish Hotline, Nettivihje).
  • Finland: Trainer training for Online Safety Trainers visiting schools, Helsinki (Mannerheim League for Child Welfare).
  • Finland: Awareness-raising campaign about online child sexual abuse and harassment and easy access for support (Save the Children, Finland, Finnish Hotline, Nettivihje).
  • Finland: Against child abuse material (CAM) seminar for professionals (Save the Children, Finland, Finnish Hotline, Nettivihje).
  • France: Back to school campaign for parents and teachers.
  • Germany: Various activities will take place in Germany during September:
    - Traditional Warsaw conference in collaboration with the Polish SIC.
    - New material: "Game Rules on the Internet vol. 4".
    - Updated version of musical.ly flyer (now TikTok) for young people.
    - Updated version of social communities flyer.
    - Participation in Expert Workshop "What to do about Cyberbullying?" organised by LAG Schulsozialarbeit-Sachsen e.V. on 6 September 2018 in Dresden: workshop on "Trip to teenage (cyber) worlds".
    - Participation in 12th Child Protection Forum, 19-21 September 2018 in Münster: workshop on "A safe internet for children – is that possible?".
    - Participation in Expert Conference of BAG (Federal Union for managers in nursing and education services in child and adolescent psychiatry), 28 September 2018 in Hamm: presentation on "What to do about (cyber)bullying – systemic prevention and intervention in groups".
    - Expert workshop "What to do about cyberbullying?" on 26 September 2018 in Erfurt, organised by klicksafe together with ThILLM (Thuringian Institute for Teachers' Continuing Education, Curriculum Development, and Media) and TLM (Media Authority for Thuringia) for pedagogues in schools, day care centres and youth work.
    - Participation in expert workshop on Islamism on the internet, organised by the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, bpb), 26 September 2018 in Berlin.
    For further information, please contact the German Safer Internet Centre.
  • Hungary: Running a back to school campaign in cooperation with New Generation Center.
  • Iceland: Launch of a new online MOOC on digital citizenship for teachers.
  • Ireland: Social media campaign launch. Webwise launched a social media campaign targeting teens in Ireland as part of its Back2School campaign activities. The campaign, titled #BeInCtrl, addresses the topic of online sexual coercion and extortion of young people. The 90-second film tells the story of Michelle and Daniel, two Irish teenagers who strike up friendships with a male and female online after receiving friend requests. The relationships take a dark turn when Michelle is coerced into sharing nude pictures and Daniel is blackmailed after sending nudes. The film aims to raise awareness that extortion and coercion are crimes and that they should be reported, and it also aims to promote safe online communication. The campaign is created in partnership with Irish law enforcement and launched during the week commencing 10 September 2018 on social media. It has been viewed on social media over 1 million times since its launch - it can be viewed at https://vimeo.com/289090948. For further information, please contact the Irish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Italy: Running a back to school campaign focusing on cyberbullying.
  • Latvia: A set of back-to-school educational materials will be distributed to schools and available on the Safer Internet Centre's website at drossinternets.lv. The materials include a board game for primary schools, teaching material with methods how to develop critical thinking, and a poster for youngsters - challenges to make your internet experience safer. For further information, please contact the Latvian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Latvia: A campaign titled "Superheroes on the internet" will be launched in cooperation with the State Police and Ministry of Culture. Short videos of two superheroes teaching children safe behaviour on the internet will be supplemented with methodological material for pedagogues and parents. Material will consist of instructions, tasks, tests and useful information for discussing the video topics with children. For further information, please contact the Latvian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Luxembourg: Information and animation stand at the youth music festival On Stéitsch.
  • Luxembourg: New training concept for schools.
  • Malta: Back to school campaign (September/October 2018).
  • Norway: The Norwegian SIC is organising a seminar together with the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training and the Norwegian fact-checking service Faktisk.no, focusing on media literacy, source criticism and how to foster digitally robust children. The event will take place in the http://kulturhusetioslo.no/ in Oslo on 6 September 2018. More information is available from the Facebook event page or contact the Norwegian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Poland: Launch of new campaign and resources on balanced use of ICT by youth.
  • Poland: Warsaw Symposium on Global CyberSecurity Awareness organised by APWG.EU, 11-12 September 2018, Warsaw, Poland. This APWG event is mostly dedicated to the launch of the Stop.Think.Connect Campaign in Poland by NASK, however the Polish SIC will take part in the event and the Stop.Think.Connect project will be linked to other SIC activities from the awareness fields, where resources and experience will be shared and promoted. For further information, see the APWG.EU website or contact the Polish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Poland: The 12th International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online" will take place at the Novotel Warszawa Airport (street 1 Sierpnia number 1, Warsaw) on 18-19 September 2018. The conference is organised by the Polish and German Safer Internet Centres, which have been working together within the European Commission's Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Programme. The co-organiser of the event is International Telecommunication Union and the main partner of the conference is the Orange Foundation. As in previous years, the conference will be devoted to a broad spectrum of issues related to the safety of children and young people on the internet. It is addressed to the representatives of the education sector, NGOs, the judiciary and law enforcement agencies, and internet content service providers. The conference aims at raising awareness about the new challenges and opportunities in fighting online threats as well as at popularising best practices across different sectors. See the saferinternet.pl website or contact the Polish Safer Internet Centre for more information.
  • Poland: Launch of new 10-hour prevention programme against cyberbullying.
  • Romania: Launch of a back to school campaign with resources for teachers.
  • Slovenia: A conference on the subject of child sexual abuse online (hotline).
  • Slovenia: Back to school campaign (Awareness Centre).
  • Spain: Launch of the "Vuelta al cole" (Back to school) campaign targeting parents, educators and the general public, to promote a healthy and positive use of the internet among minors. Some of the foreseen activities include: 
    -  "From the beginning": Resources for educators to explain to families the importance of safety and security online. (17-21/09/2018)
    -  "I want my own smartphone!". Tips for parents about the relationship of their children with technology and the first steps when minors get their first own device. (24-29/09/2018)
    - "With my tablet in my backpack". Recommendations about BYOD at schools. (01-05/10/2018) 
    -  "Internet at school, under control". Information resources for educators.  (08-15/10/2018)
    See the www.is4k.es website for information or contact the Spanish Safer internet Centre for more information. 
  • UK: Launching online resources for teachers working with children with Special Educational Needs.

October

  • Bulgaria: School campaign "Teacher leader in the digital era" (October/November 2018).
  • Czech Republic: European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) including the CodeWeek and Hour of Code events.
  • Czech Republic: Safer Internet Conference for teachers, social workers and LEA professionals in the Municipality of Prague (October 2, 2018). See the conference website for more information or contact the Czech Safer Internet Centre.
  • Denmark: Launch of "Digital heroes" - campaign and competition on digital empowerment targeted at 10-12 year olds.
  • Finland: "Media Education Forum" - taking place 4 October 2018 in Ruoholahti, Helsinki. The event supports national co-operation, partnerships, dialogue and discussion by bringing together public authorities, decision makers, NGOs, researchers and private sector. For further information, please contact the Finnish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Finland: During the Cyber Security Month, social media campaigning about online child sexual abuse and exploitation (Save the Children, Finland, Finnish Hotline, Nettivihje).
  • Germany: Various activities will take place in Germany during October:
    - Online training for teachers (MOOC): "Internet in my classroom? But safely!" (1 October - 2 December 2018) – joint initiative of Federal Ministry for Education Austria, Federal Chancellery Austria, and the Safer Internet Centres Saferinternet.at (Austria), klicksafe (Germany), BEE SECURE (Luxembourg).
    - Participation in European Cyber Security Month (ECSM).
    - New website area on Islamistic and right-wing extremism, published jointly with the new teaching handbook.
    - Participation in Expert Workshop on addiction prevention "Media: Chances – Risks – Addiction", 24 October 2018 in Ludwigshafen.
    [NEW] Updated website area on legal aspects on the internet, adding to recently published "Game Rules on the Internet vol. 4" material.
    For further information, please contact the German Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Various activities will take place in Greece during October:
    - [NEW] Organising an informative conference with the Hellenic Authority for Communication Security and Privacy (http://www.adae.gr/en/adae/presentation/) on the subject of "Privacy of Electronic Communications and Internet Security" at the Town Hall of Maroussi on 29 October 2018. The event is part of the activities that take place in the context of the European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), with the aim of raising public awareness of privacy issues when surfing the web.
    [NEW] Participation in the European Cyber Security Month (ECSM).
    [NEW] Launch of the student competitions for the celebration of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2019. The competitions target students at all educational levels and the winners will be awarded at the major SID 2019 event that will be organised by the Greek Safer Internet Centre at the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs.
    [NEW] Launch of the major nationwide research under the auspice of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs to primary and secondary school pupils regarding their online habits. The results of the survey will be announced during the event that will be held by the Greek Safer Internet Centre to celebrate Safer Internet Day 2019.
    [NEW] Launch of the radio broadcast of the Greek Safer Internet Centre on the country's state radio. The first broadcast was on excessive use of the internet.
    [NEW] Various informative events in schools and for parents.
    For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • Hungary: Hosting a conference.
  • Hungary: Participating in European Cyber Security Month (ECSM).
  • [NEW] Ireland: Webwise (part of the Irish Safer Internet Centre (SIC)) will host a special training day with the Webwise Youth Advisory Panel members who will be acting as teen trainers for its peer-led training programme - the Safer Internet Day 2019 Ambassador Programme. As a SID trainer, the trainers will be given a series of activities that can be used to run successful internet safety campaigns in schools. The trainers will host a peer-led training day in January 2019 ahead of SID 2019 to train around 100 teens from across Ireland to lead SID activities and internet safety campaigns in their own school. For further information, please contact the Irish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Latvia: A campaign will be launched to celebrate cyber security month with the aim to inform society about the necessity to report illegal content to the hotline. A reporting mobile app has been developed and will be launched during the campaign. For further information, please contact the Latvian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Latvia: A media event will be held in cooperation with the State Police to publish the results of the IWOL project where people searching for illegal content online are directed to a STOP page informing them that searching, keeping, and distributing child pornography is illegal and that they might get a criminal conviction. See further information about the IWOL international project or contact the Latvian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Luxembourg: Launch of the new awareness-raising campaign "LOVE STORIES 4.0 – What's your story?" The aim of this campaign is to provide an overview of how romantic relationships are affected by new media and technologies: does a partner's "like" have an impact on the relationship, how do people fall in love on the internet, but also how do people deal with lust on the Internet? This campaign aims at all people. Kids, adolescents, adults and seniors have something important in common: they all use the possibilities of the internet to build relationships. Our message should therefore be to use these opportunities in relationships in a healthy and responsible manner. For further information, please contact the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Luxembourg: On 24 October 2018, participation as keynote speaker at "Cyberday.lu", a conference in the framework of the European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) held at the University of Luxembourg, Campus Belval. For further information, please contact the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Poland: "Offline Challenge" campaign: Launching on 9 October 2018, the main goal of the campaign, aimed at young people aged 13 and over, is to show them the risks of overusing the internet and encourage them to looking for balance in life. The campaign is to get young people to think about their everyday life, free time, relations and what place in their life should technology have. For further information, contact the Polish Safer Internet Centre.
  • [UPDATED] Netherlands: Positive content campaign, media literacy seminar for professionals and Poscon Awards. Poscon and positive content were one event at the Cinekid festival in October at which the Golden Kolibrie was handed over to a young winner for best content made by young people: Floor Lemmens with Imagine, her own Instagram account with a mix of photography, poetry, short stories. Also, the Golden Guppy for best professional content for kids 0-6 years old was won by "Luqo spellenreeks", combining digital entertainment while at the same time focussing on letting kids play together outside the screen: to real physical actions and face-to-face communication. On the same day, the Cinekid Media Awards were handed out to the best media projects for and by children. All winners are listed at https://www.cinekid.nl/en/news/94 (in English). In addition, a Media Literacy Seminar took place in the form of Cinekid Industry Forum on 14 October 2018. 45 professionals from the field of children's media from all over the world shared their vision and experience with the audience regarding children's media. They talked about their projects, how to avoid pitfalls and how they found the right road in creating qualitative media for children. The theme of the Forum was "A safari trip to the rare, the eccentric and the meaningful". For further information, please contact the Dutch Safer Internet Centre.

November

  • [NEW] Bulgaria: Practical-methodological conference for teachers "How to teach digital and media literacy in school" taking place on 10 November 2018 in Sofia. More than 100 teachers from around the country will participate. Several methodologies for developing the digital and media skills of pupils from 1 to 12 grade developed by the Safer Internet Centre (SIC) and its partners will be presented and later discussed in workshops. Conclusions drawn and recommendations will be presented to the Ministry of Education. For further information, please contact the Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre.
  • Czech Republic: Safer Internet Conference for teachers, social workers and LEA professionals in the Municipality of Prague.
  • Estonia: Host an international conference on online communication culture and safety topics. A more specific focus will be worked out together with partners from Police and Border Guard Board and Information Technology Foundation for Education and Child Helpline.
  • Finland: National Games Week (NGW) is celebrated throughout Finland from 5-11 November 2018. It promotes game literacy by helping local institutions to organise local events during the NGW and encourages the media to write articles about game culture. For further information, please contact the Finnish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Finland: Media and social-emotional learning - training seminar for early education professionals, Helsinki (Mannerheim League for Child Welfare).
  • Finland: EU Day against Child Sexual Abuse, campaign in social media (Save the Children, Finland, Finnish Hotline, Nettivihje).
  • Germany: Various activities will take place in Germany during November:
    - [NEW] New website area on klicksafe.de on hate speech.
    - [NEW] Updated version of best practice guide for parents (multipliers) to help children gain media experiences that are appropriate to their age.
    - [NEW] Material for media scouts adding to information flyer for young people "Too naked for the internet?" on using images and videos on the (mobile) internet, taking into consideration the opinions and ideas of the media scout (peer mentors) themselves.
    - [NEW] Participation in „Media Literacy Day NRW" organised by State Parliament Northrhine-Westphalia and Grimme Institute on 5 November 2018 in Düsseldorf: klicksafe participation in forum "Everything under control?! This is how your data are safe online".
    - [NEW] Anniversary conference "20 years JIM study", organised by klicksafe, LMK (Media Authority for Rhineland-Palatinate), LFK (Media Authority for Baden-Wuerttember) and SWR (South-West public broadcasting).
    - [NEW] Participation in expert workshop on "Norms, values, and the internet" on 26 November 2018 in Mainz: keynote presentation on "building values through media education".
    - [NEW] Expert conference "What to do about (cyber)bullying? – intervention and aftercare", organised by klicksafe and Catholic Federal Association Child and Youth Protection on 27 November 2018 in Frankfurt.
    - [UPDATED] A teaching/lesson handbook on Islamistic and right-wing extremism will be published, in cooperation with two national partners. An online campaign will take place, i.e. information on social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), a newsletter, press information, and so on.
    - New landing pages on the klicksafe website for non-German-speaking target groups (in Turkish, Russian and Arabic).
    - Participation in 35th Forum Kommunikationskultur (Communication Culture): "Media Education for all: Digitalisation. Participation. Diversity" of GMK (Association for Media Education and Communication Culture), 16-18 November 2018 in Bremen.
    - Participation in a conference on research about sexualised violence against children and adolescents in dialogue with practice, organised by the Federal Ministry for Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ), 20 November 2018 in Berlin.
    For further information, please contact the German Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Various activities will take place in Greece during November:
    [NEW] Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Greek Safer Internet Centre, involving presentations from the Greek Data Protection Authority (DPA) and major social media representatives, where the results of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the changes it has brought in relation to the protection of children's personal data, will be discussed. 
    [NEW] Participation in an online webinar which will involve 100 educators from all over Greece on the subject of GDPR in schools.
    [NEW] Organisation and participation at the 5th Panhellenic Congress of e-Twinning which will take place 23-25 November 2018 in Ioannina. The Greek Safer Internet Centre will participate with two workshops on the subject "GDPR in schools" and "Speaking to small children about internet safety".
    [NEW] Organisation and participation in informative events in different regions of Greece for students, educators and social workers.
    [NEW] Launch of new material regarding online safety for small children and lesson plans for media literacy. 
    [NEW] Launch of the SID 2019 informative campaign.
    For further information, please contact the Greek Safer Internet Centre.
  • [NEW] Ireland: Webwise (part of the Irish Safer Internet Centre) will host a one-hour online wellbeing session on the main stage of the Zeminar Youth Conference in Dublin. The keynote will be delivered by YouTuber Beckie Browne and will also include a guest panel discussion on how to manage your online wellbeing and, finally, will wrap up with a youth panel discussion on how teens can involved in Safer Internet Day. For further information, please contact the Irish Safer Internet Centre.
  • [NEW] Italy: The Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) will run a new campaign to promote the appropriate use of the new technologies for children, parents and teachers from 30 November until 23 December 2018. Knowing, living, discovering the internet - these are the three goals of the campaign across three distinct phases, each of them focusing on a different target group, aiming to inform young people, parents and teachers about the opportunities provided by the web but also its risks through easily accessible material and simple language. Through a series of informative videos, the campaign will provide guidelines for a responsible use of the internet by providing useful advice to identify the unsafe use of social media. Read more on the BIK portal or contact the Italian Safer Internet Centre for further information.
  • Lithuania: Hosting a stand at the "School 2018" exhibition.
  • Luxembourg: BEE SECURE  is hosting an information and animation stand at the Students' Fair, LuxExpo. During this two-day event, visitors are able to look at the Glass Room Experience exhibition, which features insights into the topics of mass surveillance, privacy and data protection. In addition to this, the campaign "LOVE STORIES 4.0. – What's your story?" will be promoted to the students. For further information, please contact the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre.
  • Malta: Launch of a book in schools promoting online entrepreneurship.
  • [NEW] Netherlands: Media Literacy Week (Week van de Mediawijsheid) will take place from 16-23 November 2018. For this, the Dutch Safer Internet Centre (SIC) is currently working on a television broadcast of the Mediawijsheidtest (media literacy test) in cooperation with the popular broadcasting company BNNVARA, with which the Dutch audience can test their knowledge and skills when it comes to media literacy themes (like social media, online advertising, privacy). As in previous years, the serious game MediaMasters will be played by thousands of pupils (at this time, over 4,000 classes are registered) during the week.In addition, more and more media literacy events taking place in the Netherlands during the Media Literacy Week are being added to the map. Many schools, libraries, professionals and other organisations are getting involved and are organising events such as App Cafés, Parent-teacher meetings, conferences, creative workshops for children, trainings, and so on. For further information, please contact the Dutch Safer Internet Centre.
  • [NEW] Netherlands: Video on young hackers, for both parents and youngsters. This resource aims to do two things: one is to encourage kids (because we really need people with hacking skills) and parents (to know that hacking skills can be used in a positive way). The second aim is to keep young hacking talent on the right track. Often they might drop out of school because the school system is just not their cup of tea, but without a school certificate or qualifications it is harder to find a job. So, on the one hand, the resource tries to encourage organisations to look further than a school certificate because real programming and hacking talent often drops out of school early. And, on the other hand, to keep those kids on the right track because if they can't find a decent job, the money paid by Dark Web criminals for their talents can be tempting. The Dutch SIC supports an organisation where young people in this situation can get an education and mediation in finding a job. This approach helps industry too, who often say it is very hard to find good ICT staff. For further information, please contact the Dutch Safer Internet Centre.
  • Romania: Publication of the results of a national study regarding children's internet use.
  • [NEW] Spain: Cybercamp event (29 November - 2 December, Malaga, ES) - registration open!
  • UK: Launching online resources for parents covering conversations starters, and information/advice linked to the needs of children at different ages/stages of development.

December

  • Croatia: An expert conference at which the results of the activities and the handbook will be presented, alongside discussion on risks of online behaviour.
  • Czech Republic: Safety Christmas - publication of information leaflets about family safety online including recommendations for safer shopping, safer "smart" gadgets, family online and IoT (Internet of Things).
  • [NEW] Germany: klicksafe prize for internet safety. For further information, please contact the German Safer Internet Centre.
  • [UPDATED] Germany: New landing pages on the klicksafe website for non-German-speaking target groups (in Turkish, Russian and Arabic). For further information, please contact the German Safer Internet Centre.
  • Greece: Youth Panel meeting.
  • Luxembourg: Awareness workshop at the Makerfest.
  • Luxembourg: New resource: awareness tool for people with disabilities.
  • UK: Publishing a state of the nation online safety report for schools in the UK.

Non-time specific

  • Austria: Conducting around 2,000 workshops and trainings for pupils, teenagers, teachers, parents and multipliers.
  • Austria: Organisation of and participation in around 10 networking events in different regions in Austria for educators and social workers.
  • Austria: Regular publication of news on the SIC website and social media channels concerning safer internet topics reaching approximately 54,000 users online.
  • Belgium: Development of a specific tool for vulnerable users, with a particular focus on people with autism (launch date to be confirmed).
  • Belgium: Book on e-safety parenting (launch date to be confirmed).
  • Bulgaria: Training of Cyberscouts in 18 cities and towns around the country (until December).
  • Croatia: Conducting online scientific research: by validating scientific questionnaire usage, it is defining behaviour norms for internet users. Users are categorised in groups (high school, students, and employees) and their behaviours and level of knowledge about internet privacy and safety is assessed. The research has already been conducted for high-school students (3,197 students); research with university students and employees is in progress. After determination of behaviour norms based on the results, the SIC will consequently develop a new handbook which will define problematic areas related to privacy and online safety, while also providing helpful and practical advice for use of online technology and applications. The handbook will be used to educate computer users in the future and will be used as a basis for writing a university postgraduate study course book "Digital safety and privacy". The handbook will be available online via the SIC website, and also disseminated in print form. The expected completion date is November 2018.
  • Cyprus: CYberSafety partners will continue providing seminars and workshops until the end of the school year in June.
  • Cyprus: Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (CPI) provides workshops for Primary school classes for "Opportunities and Challenges Online" (game like activities, discussions of videos, poster creation) and for "Media Literacy.
  • Cyprus: CYTA provides seminars on internet safety covering mostly Secondary schools
    MTN provides seminars based on an interactive video on cyberbullying.
  • Cyprus: The Office of the Commissioner for Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation provides seminars focus on internet security mostly for secondary education.
  • Cyprus: Pancyprian School for Parents provides seminars for parents.
  • Cyprus: The Office for Combating Cybercrime, Cyprus Police provides seminars for students – focused on what is illegal online.
  • Cyprus: A "Young Coaches" educational programme is running up to the end of the year (https://youngcoaches.pi.ac.cy). A group of students in each of 10 schools that participate in the programme for this school year, create with the support of their teachers and coordinators from CPI an action plan with activities and resources to promote better internet use in their school and community.
  • Cyprus: "eSafe School for the Internet" educational programme is running with 10 schools. Schools that participate have to take a series of activities to create a safer internet use culture in the school – they have to develop an action plan, complete at least one lesson on better internet use in every class of the school, arrange a seminar/presentation/workshop from one of CYberSafety partners, develop at least one resource, develop schools fair use policy regarding internet usage, participate in SID activities, create a final event).
  • Denmark: Possible initiative regarding GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in a Danish context, together with the Danish Data Protection Agency (work in progress, no launch planned yet).
  • Estonia: Continue with trainings and workshops for schools and kindergartens, for students, children and parents about positive and safe use of internet and digital communication devices.
  • Estonia: Prepare and disseminate some new materials about online safety to use for children, adults, teachers and so on, for example a leaflet for parents who are buying a digital device for their child.
  • Latvia: Online test for school children "Photo detective" - to see if youngsters are able to differentiate advertisements from information, if they understand the key elements that are used for marketing tricks, if they notice photoshopped pictures, if they are able to find reliable information sources, and finally - if they believe everything they see on the internet.
  • Latvia: In co-operation with the National Centre for Education (subordinated to the Ministry of Science) a diagnostic test will be developed for 3rd and 6th grade school children to see the real situation in Latvia about online safety, media literacy and critical thinking skills.
  • Latvia: Interactive video with internet safety mascot will be developed for pre-school children to learn the first steps about safe use of the internet.
  • Latvia: The hotline will implement STOP page project in co-operation with the State Police to fight illegal content (whereas somebody will search child sexual abuse material websites, the access to those sites will be blocked and informative landing page showed about the applied criminal law for searching and keeping such materials).
  • Malta: Adaptation of the Internet of Toys leaflet which will be distributed through all three Internet Service Providers' retails outlets in Malta and Gozo.
  • Malta: Continuation of a Company Roadshow targeting parents at the place of work.
  • Poland: Launch of new edition of the handbook for professionals on children and youth online safety (until December 2018).
  • Slovenia: Newsletters for project target groups (parents, youth and teachers) (Awareness Centre) (will be disseminated on at least three different occasions - at the end of the school year 2017/2018, at the beginning of the school year 2018/2018, and in December 2018).
  • Slovenia: Two Advisory Boards meetings will be held before the end of 2018 (joint activity of SIC Slovenia) (the first one in May/June 2018, the second one in November/December 2018).
  • Slovenia: A number of social media campaigns will be carried until the end of 2018 (Awareness Centre) (at the end of the school year 2017/2018, at the beginning of the new school year 2018/2019, Halloween campaign in October 2018, Christmas campaign in December 2018).
  • Slovenia: Around 30 supervisions for helpline Tom telefon counsellors will be held throughout the year (Awareness Centre-Helpline component).
  • Slovenia: At least two trainings of the helpline staff carried out during 2018 (Awareness Centre- Helpline component).
  • Slovenia: At least three Youth Advisory Board meetings will be carried out during 2018. (Awareness Centre).
  • Slovenia: At least five National Youth Platform meetings will be carried out during 2018. (Awareness Centre).
  • Slovenia: At least five supervisions will be carried out for the youth trainers (Awareness Centre).
  • Slovenia: At least 400 training activities for schools (workshops for pupils, seminars for parents, trainings for school professionals) will take place during 2018. (Awareness Centre).
  • Slovenia: At least eight new offline awareness raising resources will be developed before the end of 2018 (seminars for parents (as ppt presentations), seminars for teachers (as ppt presentations), training programme for youth trainers (as a ppt presentation), workshop lesson plans for children and adolescents) (Awareness Centre).
  • Slovenia: At least 12 new video games, video spots other audio-visual messages, online tools will be made available in 2018 (video tutorials, videos, infographic, online tests/quizzes, tools, online versions of leaflets, handbooks, etc.) (joint Activity of SIC Slovenia).
  • Slovenia: At least four new promotional materials will be made available in 2018 (such as leaflets/posters for youth and parents) (Awareness Centre).
  • Spain: Throughout 2018, the Spanish SIC will organise awareness-raising and training workshops in schools targeted at minors, parents and educators through the School Workshops and Cybercooperators programmes.
  • UK: Delivering the remaining 25 Online Safety Live events around the UK - from an overall outreach programme of 100 for the whole project since July 2016.