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Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day (February 8th 2022) is supported by organisations worldwide in approximately 170 countries in an effort to make the internet a safe place for children and young people.

In the UK, Safer Internet Day unites millions of young people, schools and organisations to spark conversations on key issues around online safety.

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Resources tailored to you

Young people

Resources, top tips and advice for young people to help them manage their online lives.

Parents & Carers

Advice and top tips on the devices young people are using and the issues they may face.

Teachers & School Staff

Advice to help you embed online safety across the curriculum.

Remote learning

Free resources from a range of organisations to help support your students to engage in remote learning safely.

Real-life impact

Make the internet a better place for children and young people. That’s the mission of the UK Safer Internet Centre, a partnership of three leading charities.

270,000

web pages removed

6,785

young people trained as Digital Leaders

20,000

reached by training sessions around the UK

Real-life stories

I enjoy the Digital Leaders Programme because I would really like to help make a change to young people’s lives.”

Young Person

Secondary Digital Leader

I absolutely join you in congratulating all the work that goes on around Safer Internet Day. The Secretary of State attended the main conference on Tuesday.
“I appeared myself, albeit by video link, so we are absolutely committed to working with all of the charities and organisations that have made Safer Internet Day such a success.”
 

Matt Warman

Member of Parliament for Boston and Skegness

“It was a very interesting and informative session with an abundance of helpful online resources.”

Educator

Attendee of Online Safety Live event

We are the UK Safer Internet Centre

We are a partnership of three leading organisations: Childnet InternationalInternet Watch Foundation and SWGfL, with one mission – to promote the safe and responsible use of technology for young people.

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