Safer Internet Day 2020 - One week to go!

Posted on 04 February 2020

In this blog, we will share a few ways you can help with a final push before Safer Internet Day on the 11th of February! We need your help to try and reach as many people as possible. 

With less than a week to go until Safer Internet Day 2020, we have already seen more than 1,100 organisations join the list of supporters! Thank you to all of the organisations that have signed up, and for those that haven't yet there is still time to do so!

We have also just launched the Safer Internet Day Quiz! This quiz is a fun way for young people aged 7-11 to test their knowledge of online identity.

Here are some more ways you can get involved with Safer Internet Day 2020:

 #1   Spread the word!

 Download our Social Media Guide to help you spread the word. This includes our social media posts, images and ways you can get involved on social media – don’t forget to use the hashtage #SaferInternetDay and #freetobe!Here are some quick examples:

On Twitter:

  • #SaferInternetDay is on 11th February 2020! Want to know more about the day and how you can get involved? Why not check out the brand new films and resources from @UK_SIC! http://bit.ly/32vIqsi
  • Being free to be yourself online means lots of different things to different people. What do you wish you were #freetobe online? Let’s discuss online identity this #SaferInternetDay www.saferinternetday.org.uk @UK_SIC

On Facebook:

Safer Internet Day is next week on the 11th of February! Visit www.saferinternetday.org.uk for free educational resources, campaign materials and more. Together we can make the internet a better place. #SaferInternetDay @saferinternetuk

 

#2   Register as a supporter

Register as a supporter and join over 1,100 organisations across the UK. If you've joined us already, why not encourage other organisations to register!

 

#3 Let's create an internet where we are #freetobe...

Join the #freetobe social media campaign - download our template and create your own design!

 

#4   Download and share the learning resources

Take a look at the great resources on the UK Safer Internet Centre website, including Education PacksSafer Internet Day films, quiztop tips and more! Educators can use these resources with young people to facilitate discussions on identity online.

 

#5   Schedule this Tweet for 8am on 11th February

Today is Safer Internet Day! Join us and @UK_SIC this #SaferInternetDay to create a better internet – RT to show your support saferinternetday.org.uk

 Further resources

There’s also some great information for parents and carers, and how they can support their children to explore how the internet shapes the way that they think of themselves and others. Our resource pack includes fun activities, conversation starters and top tips to help parents and carers discuss these issues at home.

 

Thank you to everyone who is taking part in this year’s campaign - together we can achieve a huge impact and help inspire young people to make the internet a great and safe place

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