Join more than 1,700 organisations supporting Safer Internet Day

Posted on 06 February 2021

More than 1,700 schools, businesses, charities and other organisations have already registered as supporters for Safer Internet Day 2021 – have you?

With the event just three days away, on Tuesday 9th February, time is running out to get involved.

Signing up as a supporter takes a few minutes and provides an opportunity to tell us about your plans for the day. Your organisation also appears on our map of the UK which showcases the fantastic range of activities happening across the country.

Simply click here to access our supporter registration page:

Register as a Safer Internet Day 2021 Supporter | Safer Internet Centre

Safer Internet Day 2021 celebrates the amazing range of information and opportunities online, and its potential to inform, connect and inspire, whilst also looking at how young people can separate fact from fiction.

Without the fantastic work of Safer Internet Day supporters we wouldn’t be able to reach and inspire so many young people, and promote online safety to them.

Here are just some of the supporters who have already registered, and their messages ahead of Safer Internet Day 2021…

 

BBC

Patricia Hidalgo Reina, Director of BBC Children’s & Education

“In a year where children have spent more time online than ever before, this year’s theme of ‘an internet we trust and reliability online’ is sending out a very timely message, and we are proud to be a part of Safer Internet Day 2021.”

 

NSPCC

Peter Wanless, Chief Executive

“We know that children and young people need the help of adults to keep them safe online and to learn who and what they can trust online. Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to remind families and adults working with children of the importance of having this dialogue and coming together to ensure children can enjoy being online safely.”

 

National Police Chiefs’ Council

Simon Bailey, Chief Constable & Lead for Child Protection

“As children spend more time online for both learning and fun it is even more vital that they are educated and empowered to stay safe. There are simple steps we can all take to make the web a better place for our children and Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to highlight those.”

 

Mencap

Abdul Hameed, who has a learning disability and a visual impairment, Co-Trainer (LD and Sport)

“More people with a learning disability are using the internet to connect with family and friends during this time, but the internet is not always a positive experience. Mencap can help with that and make people feel safer through our new programme. Let’s Get Digital helps people with a learning disability access technology and provide digital skills training to make the internet a safe place.”

 

NCA

Lynne Owens, Director General

“On this year’s Safer Internet Day, I would encourage all professionals working for and with children and young people to get involved in promoting and engaging with the day, by taking full advantage of the resources, films and quiz the UK Safer Internet Centre have put together. Together we can create a better internet.”

 

TikTok 

Alexandra Evans, Head of Child Safety Public Policy, Europe 

“We're proud to support Childnet's online safety resources, ensuring that children, teachers and parents have access to invaluable information, tips and advice for how to keep safe online. Safer Internet Day is an important opportunity to reflect on the steps we've taken over the last 12 months to keep our community - especially our younger users - safe.”

 

NAHT

Paul Whiteman, General Secretary

“Whilst schools can offer guidance to pupils about staying safe online during lessons like PSHE, social media and technology, companies must also exercise a duty of care to make sure their services are safe. Safer Internet Day is a great way to make sure young people are ‘switched on’ about the risks and benefits of going online.”

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