Education Packs for Safer Internet Day launched!
The UK Safer Internet Centre is delighted to announce the launch of Safer Internet Day education packs for primary age children (3-11 years), secondary age children (11-19 years) and parents and carers.
The resources are designed to help schools, youth groups and other organisations to deliver activities for children, young people, parents and carers on Safer Internet Day 2015 on the 10th February.
The education packs include posters, assembly presentations with scripts, drama activities, quick activities, full lesson plans and information for parents and carers.
These explore the theme 'Let's create a better internet together' and the responsibility we all have to help create a kinder online community.
Any schools, youth groups or other organisations running activities for Safer Internet Day are invited to join the Safer Internet Day supporter list. Registration now open! You will receive a Supporter Certificate when you complete the registration, to display in your school or workplace.
Safer Internet Day 2015
Safer Internet Day 2015 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 10th February with the slogan ‘Let’s create a better internet together’.
Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. For SID2014, over 650 organisations got involved, reaching 25% of children and 18% of teenagers.
The UK Safer Internet Centre – a partnership of three leading charities; Childnet, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation – provide resources for children, schools and families, and tools for getting involved at www.saferinternet.org.uk.
Globally, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in over a hundred countries, coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and 31 national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.
The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It calls upon young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet. Ultimately, a better internet is up to us!