Safer Internet Day 2023
Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online
This year in the UK, Safer Internet Day put children and young people’s voices at the heart of the day by encouraging them to shape the online safety support that they receive. Students explored how they engage with the online world and how to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.
For more information, visit: saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/safer-internet-day-2023
Help and Support
Parental controls are the names for a group of settings that put you in control of what content your child can see.
Internetmatters.org have a fantastic range of resources to help you protect your children from the things they shouldn’t see or experience online. Many people are put off using controls and settings as they think they will be difficult to set up, or complicated to use. Internet Matters’ step by steps guides, can help make it simple and straightforward and they cover smartphones and other devices, entertainment and search engines, broadband and mobile networks, social media and gaming consoles. You just select the device/platform from the menu for step-by-step instructions.
Information for Students
Easy to use step-by-step instructions for setting up your gaming consoles and platforms to keep you and your friends safer online and social media privacy guides.
Information for Parents
Tips from the experts at Full Fact
Full Fact are a team of independent fact checkers who fact check claims made by politicians, public institutions and journalists, as well as viral content online.
Find out more at: fullfact.org
Tips from the experts at BBC Reality Check
For the latest news go to www.bbc.co.uk/news/reality_check
Click on the links below to download (PDF) the online safety guidance for parents on the following topics: