Safer Internet Day 2014 will take place on Tuesday 11 February 2014, with the strapline ‘Let’s create a better internet together’. Resources will be made available here
Childnet is inviting all schools and youth organisations in the UK to enter.
- Primary aged entrants: Will be challenged to create a 60 second film to say why ‘The internet is great, when you respect your mates’.
- Secondary aged entrants: Will be asked to create a 2 minute film in response to the theme ‘How do you connect with respect?’
All shortlisted finalists will be invited to a private screening of their film in front of a judging panel at the BFI in Central London, and will be awarded some fantastic prizes for their school/youth group!
Dates at a glance:
- Competition opens: Monday 25th February 2013
- Competition closes: Friday 21st June 2013 @5pm
- Finalists notified: Monday 1st July 2013
- Screening event at the BFI: Monday 15th July 2013
To register a group of young people for the challenge email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Anti-Bullying Alliance and the Sex Education Forum have released advice on keeping an open door to teens to talk about online friendship, love and relationships
Common Sense Media have launched a number of resources under the banner of the Parent Media and Technology Education Program that could be used to support parents evenings, campaigning messages in letters home and further understanding of how to develop resilience etc.
This supplements their classroom resources referenced here
The SID 2013 “Connect with Respect” resources are now available here
Stephen Carrick-Davies writes
“The programme for the Munch Poke Ping conference which I am running on the Monday 19th November 2012 is coming together and you can see the agenda for the day’s event here
This conference is targeted at those staff who work with excluded young learners within alternative education settings (including PRUs). I would be enormously grateful if you would be able to forward this conference invitation to anyone you work with who may be interested in attending. Instructions about how to register here and more info more about the MPP project here
It promises to be a very engaging event with contributions from YP who have worked with me throughout the 2 year project as well as health professionals and representatives from industry.
Building on last year’s success and see another batch of fantastic short films promoting the positive uses of the internet (previous winners can be seen on the website
Positive and inspiring use of the internet is at the heart of the Film Competition 2012. Childnet is inviting all schools and youth organisations in the UK to enter our challenge. Two separate projects are in place for primary and secondary aged children. The theme will be revealed to entrants on Monday 16th April 2012.
All shortlisted finalists will then be invited to a private screening of their filmin front of our judging panel at the BFI in Central London, where they will be awarded some fantastic prizes for their schools/youth group!
For your information the dates for the competition are as follows:
Competition opens: Monday 16th April 2012 @ 9am
Competition closes: Friday 15th June 2012 @5pm
Finalists notified: Friday 22nd June 2012
Screening & finalist event at the BFI: Monday 9th July 2012
If you would like to register a group of young people for the challenge please do so at email@example.com
A new self review tool for e-safety:
The 360 degree safe online tool provides a user friendly and interactive means for schools to review their eSafety provision and to develop an action plan to bring about improvements. The tool is currently free of charge to schools on completion of a simple registration process.
Details are here : 360 degree safe
We are pleased to announce that we have a registered assessor for the award within the Kirklees Traded Learning Service- Fiona Denham. We can also offer consultancy to prepare for assessment. Contact through the Traded Learning Service 01484 225828