Countdown to Safer Internet Day: Only 2 Weeks to Go!

25 Jan 2024 Isaac Tendo

Get ready to mark your calendars! We are now less than two weeks away from the highly anticipated Safer Internet Day, which will take place on February 6th, 2024.

As an event that stands out in the calendar of online safety, Safer Internet Day has a singular goal: to make the online world safer for children and young people. As an event that stands out in the calendar of online safety, Safer Internet Day has a singular goal: to make the online world safer for children and young people.

Last year, over 5,000 organisations showed their support for this important cause, and this year, we want to take that number to even greater heights!

Are you curious about how you can embed digital learning into your school or youth setting? Then here are a few ways you can support Safer Internet Day and make a real difference:

Register Your Support

Become part of the thousands of organisations that are participating in the UK’s most important online safety event. Register your support for Safer Internet Day by completing the online form here, sharing your plans for the day, and securing a spot on our esteemed Supporters List.

Once you’ve registered, not only will you receive a certificate to commemorate your support, but your logo will also be proudly displayed on the official Safer Internet Day webpage along with your pledge.

Join the mission today. By using your voice to promote the cause of creating a safer internet for young people, you are contributing to a brighter future and participating in important work.

Catch up on our Webinar

1. We’ve put together an insightful webinar that delves into everything you need to know to celebrate Safer Internet Day.
Our webinar is designed to be simple to understand, making it easy for educators to grasp the mission of Safer Internet Day and how to fully integrate resources into their youth settings.

Were you unable to catch the webinar when it was broadcast live? We have made sure to record it so you can watch it at your own pace by clicking here.

The webinar is for educators – so its not for everyone to grasp – it’s for educators to see what is available and how they can use it, its everything they need to know to celebrate Safer Internet Day in their class

Download the Free Resources

Our team has worked hard to develop a wide range of free educational resources for Safer Internet Day. We encourage you to download them here. The official Safer Internet Day resources are appropriate for a variety of settings, including schools, youth groups, police departments, libraries, and so on.

We’ve designed them to be inclusive and appropriate for ages 3–18, and they encompass interactive stories, worksheets, and group discussions. You will also find activities designed for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Additional Learning Needs (ALN).

We highly encourage that all organisations take advantage of our free resources. These materials can be a valuable tool in your Safer Internet Day activities. You can download these resources from our website by following this link.

Become a Safer Internet Day Activist

Use your voice for the cause and help us amplify the message of online safety for young people. You can share our pre-made posts with the hashtag #SaferInternetDay and play a pivotal role in making a difference in the digital world.

This is a unique opportunity for you to contribute by sharing these ready-made posts with the hashtag #SaferInternetDay.
Post 1
📢 Exciting news! Just under 2 weeks to go until Safer Internet Day! 🎉 Get ready to join the movement for a safer and better online world. Let’s make a difference together! #SaferInternetDay
Post 2
🌟Save the date! Safer Internet Day is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to celebrate with you. Mark your calendars and join us in spreading awareness about online safety. #SaferInternetDay
Post 3
🚀Counting down the days until Safer Internet Day! 🗓️ Join us as we explore inspiring change, making a difference, managing influence, and navigating change online. Together, let’s build a safer and more inclusive online space. #SaferInternetDay

Don’t forget to visit www.saferinternetday.org.uk, like @saferinternetuk on Facebook, and follow @UK_SIC on X (previously Twitter) to stay updated with all the exciting activities planned for the day.

Thank you for being part of our mission to make the internet a safer space for children and young people. Your commitment to the cause of Safer Internet Day is invaluable.

To ensure we’re all aligned and ready to make the most of the approaching Safer Internet Day on February 6th, 2024, let’s recap the key action items you can take:

  • Pledge Your Support: Join the thousands of organisations participating in the UK’s most significant online safety event by registering your support for Safer Internet Day here.
  • Rewatch the Safer Internet Day 2024 Webinar: As part of the Safer Internet Day preparations, we hosted a free webinar for teachers and educators. Rewatch the webinar here.
  • Utilise the Free Resources: We’ve created a wealth of educational resources for Safer Internet Day, designed for a variety of age groups and settings. Check the resources here.
  • Be a Safer Internet Day Activist: Share our pre-made posts with the hashtag #SaferInternetDay and make a difference in the digital world.

Remember, each action you take brings us one step closer to our goal of a safer internet for children and young people. We’re excited to see the positive changes your support will bring about and can’t wait to celebrate Safer Internet Day with you!