Each year, Safer Internet Day takes place in February – a day designated to raising awareness of a safer and better internet for all, particularly for children and young people. Safer Internet Day (SID) is an EU wide initiative and is promoted and coordinated in Ireland by Webwise, the Irish Internet Safety Education Awareness Programme. This year, Safer Internet Day celebrations and learning are centred around the theme ‘Tech in our World‘. The aim of the day is to call on young people, parents, teachers, schools, government, businesses to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all. Webwise have a great overview of all the events, webinars and programmes taking place this month to mark Safer Internet Day 2024. Visit their page here to learn more.
Reflect, Recognise, Reset
This Safer Internet Day is a chance to reflect, recognise and reset the role of tech in our world and how it shapes your online experience.
- Reflect: An opportunity to reflect on tech in our world, the challenges and opportunities.
- Recognise: Recognise the influence of persuasive design features and algorithms on our online experiences.
- Reset: Learn tips to help reset our online experiences to promote a positive impact on our time online.
Below are some information and tips on how to manage your online safety, spot misleading or false information and manage your digital footprint.
If you have any questions about Safer Internet Day or Digital Safety , you can also chat online to a trained Youth Information Officer or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org / 085 8041020 (WhatsApp) and we can get back to you.