Safer Internet Day- 7th February 2017
Be the change: Unite for a Better Internet
Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 7th February with the slogan ‘Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet’.
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.
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.saferinternetday.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 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. As a result of our collective action Safer Internet Day 2016 reached 2.8 million children and 2.5 million parents!
We hope that you will join with us, and Safer Internet Day supporters across the globe, on Tuesday 7th February 2017 to be the change and unite for a better internet!
Below are a selection of links and information for parents on how to keep children safe.