A deep dive into our resources: 14-18 years edition

04 Feb 2022 Ben House

Each year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores a new issue or theme which is impacting the lives of young people in the UK.

We have created a vast array of resources to support you in delivering sessions for Safer Internet Day, whether you are a school, nursery, youth group, library, police service or wider.

By helping learners to feel confident and secure, they are more likely to share their ideas and opinions, ask questions, and contribute to discussions without fear of judgment or negative feedback.

We have already  spotlighted specific resources in our educational pack to use for 3-7 years, for 7-11 years, for parents and carers to use with their children, and more recently for 11-14 years.

The Safer Internet Day 2022 educational resources for 14-18 are designed to be adaptable and accessible to support all learners in this age group in exploring this year’s theme:

Top tips for over 11s

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The internet can be a great place to learn new things, keep in touch with friends, and to have fun. We have some tips to help 11-18 year olds to stay safe and positive online, as well as how you can #PlayYourPart in creating a better internet.

We also have an educational pack for 14-18s – see below for a deep dive into what we have to offer those delivering sessions this Safer Internet Day.

Quiz for 14-18s

We have special quizzes for the 14-18s age group to test their knowledge and pick up some interesting food for thought.

If you have a pupil or child in this age range, why not take the quiz together and have a conversation about what constitutes a Safer Internet?

We encourage adults to talk with young people about Safer Internet Day – our quizzes offer a kickstart to productive and engaging conversation!

What is included in the educational resources for 14-18 years?

Assembly Slides

To support your assembly for 14-18s year olds, we have prepared a PowerPoint presentation supported with questions, prompts, pictures and animated icons to maximise engagement from your learners.

There are also simulated examples of gaming chat forums put to your pupils to make them think about decisions such as sending appropriate responses, withholding personal information, and  reporting or blocking.

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Assembly Script

This will complement the assembly slides for learners aged 11-18. These include prompts to encourage engagement with the questions and activities on the accompanying slides, and even gives pointers about when to pause to allow discussion, and when to click on animated aspects of the presentation.

Activity Menu

This includes an overview of activities for 14-18 year olds, so that you can nuance activities to suit the needs and abilities of your learners.

With many activities to choose from, ranging in group size and length of time, you won’t be short of ideas!

Anything else?

You may also use our editable, printable Parents and Carers Information Letter helpful when letting parents and carers know that your school will be involved in Safer Internet Day.

What are the learning objectives of these resources?

To support with the selection of activities, we have provided learner outcomes where relevant.

These have been taken from the free, non-statutory Education for a Connected World framework and can also be mapped against curricula or programmes of study that reflect your context. For further free online safety resources mapped to the framework, visit:

projectevolve.co.uk

Here is what else you can be doing if you have already planned to utilise our educational resources:

Sign up the supporters registration

We’re set for another record year for supporters, but let’s make the total number as big as possible! Sign up here to register your support for Safer Internet Day as a school, charity or other organisation.

Retweet this quote on Twitter:

#SaferInternetDay is on 8th February 2022! Want to know more about the day and how you can get involved? Why not check out the free films and resources from @UK_SIC! saferinternetday.org.uk

Check out our video content

Our Safer Internet Day films are engaging, short videos which aim to help young people delve deeper into their ideas around trust and reliability online. The films act as an extension of the education packs and as such aim to be conversation starters around the topic of reliability and trust online.

See our top tips for all ages

We have created pages which contain advice for parents and carersadvice for 11-18s and top tips for under 11s. These pages contain short form advice, as well as videos and resources.

Test your online safety knowledge with our quizzes​​​​​​​ 

From checking headlines to spotting sponsored content, our Safer Internet Day quizzes are designed to help young people test their online safety knowledge. There are quizzes available for all ages – test out the quizzes for 7-11s11-14s, and 14-18 year olds.

Take a look at the Virtual Assemblies

We have created 3 virtual assemblies which you can watch in class or share with your pupils to help them make a start on their Safer Internet Day celebrations. These resources have been designed to help all young people can join in the celebrations for Safer Internet Day, wherever they are.