Safer Internet Day is celebrated around the world as an opportunity to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology. This year it will take place on 5th February and will be the tenth anniversary of the event.
The theme for Safer Internet Day 2013 is Online Rights and Responsibilities with the slogan “Connect with Respect”
The internet is one of the greatest inventions of our lifetime and with it comes the responsibility for all parents and guardians to ensure use by children and young adults is safe.
“Island Pulse support Safer Internet Day 2013 and take internet safety very seriously. We like to ensure our website visitors have the information to make using the internet as safe as possible.”
“childnet runs Safer Internet Day on 5th February 2013 helping spread the word across the world and encourage everyone online to ‘Connect with Respect’.
Work in a school?
Safer Internet Day School Packs are now available online. Primary school and secondary school packs consist of 5 quick classroom activities, one fully supported lesson plan with curriculum links and staff guidance, and a poster to start discussion and promote Safer Internet Day. These packs provide lots of great ideas to encourage schools to get involved with Safer Internet Day 2013.
You can sign up and find out more about how your family can use the internet, at home and on the move, in a safe and responsible manner. From privacy settings, to use of social media, to avoiding adult content, Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to learn more and spread the word.
For more information, go to the Safer Internet Day website.
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