Safer Internet Day 2021: Tuesday 9th February

NEWS / 27 January 2021

This year’s Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations will take place on Tuesday, 9th February 2021. The campaign’s slogan, “Together for a better internet”, is a call to action for everyone to join together and play their part in creating a better internet for everyone, and especially for younger users.

It is promoted in Ireland by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise.

Webwise has a series of Youth videos exploring how young people use social media to connect to each other. has created a comprehensive guide on How to keep children safe online it includes things like:

  • How to reduce the risks online
  • Cyber bullying and Grooming
  • How to educate children on cyber safety
  • How to set up parental controls on devices

According to recent research, cyber bullying has been on the rise during the pandemic with 28% of children falling victim to it.

See the link to the guide

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