Safer Internet Day 2017 – ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’

Today is Safer Internet Day 2017, the day is coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre. The day is a celebration that sees hundreds of organisations come together and get involved to help promote the safe and positive uses of digital technology for young people.

The UK Safer Internet Centre is a partnership of three leading charities; Childnet, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation. The organisation provides resources for children & young people, Schools and families. You can find out more about safer internet day at: www.saferinternetday.org.uk.

Globally, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in over a hundred countries, coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe. – UK Safer Internet Centre.

Today is an opportunity for everyone to talk about and highlight the positive uses of technology and to explore the role everyone plays in helping to create a better and safer online community. The day calls upon everyone, young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and everyone else to join together in helping to make and create a better internet.

The Devan Group is pleased to announce that again this year we are one of the Safer Internet Day supporters. If you would like more information about how to stay safe online, or how you can become involved in a positive internet, you can visit the UK Safer Internet Centre’s website.

Alternatively if you are looking for help and support with being bullied online visit the Devan Group website where you will find information about cyberbullying in the anti-bullying pages. www.devangroup.co.uk.

 

 

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