Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year. It aims to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people and to inspire a national discussion about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. To help educators to deliver practical and impactful activities for Safer Internet Day, the BeSmart Online Team have created a special section on their website, with a range of free resources, including lesson plans, presentations and more! Click on the link below to access these free resources!
Tackling online safety issues, such as digital reputation, fake news, screen time, cyberbullying or sextortion, is becoming increasingly important these days. The tips for parents, teachers and students compiled in this booklet will show you where to start!
Click here to access the booklet: eSafety Booklet for Students, Parents and Educators.
During this time of school closures, both students and educators worldwide are spending more and more time online. The question to ask ourselves is: How safe are our online practices ? Continue reading
eSafety Label+: ‘Become the next eSafety Champion’ is an Erasmus+ project aiming to mobilise and foster the exchange of knowledge and best practices among a wide community of European teachers and other school actors to better equip schools for a safe and responsible digital future. Learn more by visiting the project page: eSafety Champions.
Children and young people may not know how to react to inappropriate online content on social media platforms, such as Instagram, YouTube or Snapchat. Now that we all are spending more time online, it is more important than ever to make sure that they enjoy a safe online environment. This guide helps parents and teachers to report abusive content to keep them safe: http://bit.ly/eSLReportingSocialMedia