Safer Internet Day 2020

Encourage pupils to work together for a better internet


The next ‘Safer Internet Day’ will be the seventeenth edition of the event and will take place worldwide on Tuesday 11th February 2020.

The theme for 'SID2020' will be ‘Together for a better internet’. The day aims to inspire young people to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. The campaign will also explore whether young people feel free to be themselves online - #Freetobe

SID2020 Competition

To celebrate the fantastic work being done through Safer Internet Day activities around the world, we wanted to let you know about the annual competition for schools being run by our sister site, Safeguarding Essentials. To get involved, all your pupils have to do is complete the picture as shown below and then tweet their entries from the school Twitter account.

The template can be downloaded as part of the free Safer Internet Day assembly available to all Safeguarding Essentials members (if you are not already a member, you can join the free membership here), or you can create your own. This can be in simple text, an image or a video. As long as it can be Tweeted and includes @SafeguardingSGE in the message.

To submit your school entries:

1) Simply Tweet your entries including the @SafeguardingSGE from your school Twitter account,
or
2) Submit your entries by email to competition@safeguardingessentials.com and we will Tweet it on your behalf

Entry is open now and schools can enter as many tips as they wish. All entries must be received before midnight on February 7th 2020 to be included in the competition. Please see the competition terms here.


Written by Teaching Resources Support on January 10, 2020 14:17

Safer Internet Day 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018 will take place on Tuesday 6th February with the theme ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you.’


SID2018 LogoCelebrated globally and coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the campaign sees hundreds of schools and organisations join together to raise awareness of online safety issues and run events and activities right across the UK.

As a result of this collective action Safer Internet Day 2017 reached 3 million children and 2 million parents across the UK.



Join the campaign to make Safer Internet Day 2018 the biggest yet!
Schools, companies, police services, charities and other organisations across the UK are invited to get involved in the campaign to inspire the safe and positive use of technology.

Last year over a thousand organisations supported the day, and you can now register as a Safer Internet Day 2018 supporter to share what you are doing to support the day.

Plans for 6th February
On the day, the campaign will create a huge buzz right across the UK and globally!

There will be national youth events, activities in schools across the UK, media coverage, a day of trending on social media, companies will spread the word to customers and employees, as we all aim to reach as many children and families across the UK as possible.

Together we can make a positive difference
As a result of hearing about Safer Internet Day 2017, an evaluation found that the majority of children spoke to their families about staying safe online while 79% felt more confident about what to do about any worries online. As a result of the day, 1 in 4 young people said they spoke up about something that had been worrying them online.

Together we can make SID2018 the biggest campaign yet and make a real difference to the digital lives of children right across the UK.

Find out more and get involved! www.saferinternetday.org.uk #SID2018 #ItStartsWithUs

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Written by Teaching Resources Support on January 03, 2018 11:35


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