Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February with the theme 'Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you’.
Coordinated in the UK every February 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.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 31 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. Ultimately, a better internet is up to us!
'Digital Parenting - Safer Internet Day 2018 film for parents and carers'.
Visit the 'Parent/Carer Resources' page on the UK Safer Internet Centre website to see what kind of activities are available to get involved in during Safer Internet Day and to access free resources to use with your children. Some of these resources are available to download at the bottom of this page.
Visit our Parent E-Safety Guides page to access free factsheets, videos and information to download on how to keep your children safe online, especially when using social media platforms.