Minister for Education, Wales – Kirsty Williams

I recognise the great importance Safer Internet Day has in inspiring a national conversation about online safety and it brings about the perfect opportunity to raise awareness of the work we’ve been doing in Wales. Steered by the Online Safety Action Plan, which provides a strategic vision for the work the Welsh Government will take forward to enhance online safety provision, policy and practice across Wales.

Our Online Safety Zone on Hwb hosts an extensive range of teaching resources, guidance and advice to learners, parents and carers and schools on online safety issues and links to training and further expert support. The Welsh Government has worked with the UK Safer Internet Centre to develop bilingual Safer Internet Day education packs and I’d encourage all of our schools to take full advantage of these fantastic resources.