Safer Internet Day 2023 will take place on the 7th of February 2023, with celebrations and learning based around the theme 'Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online'.
Safer Internet Day 2023 will take place on the 7th of February 2023, with celebrations and learning based around the theme ‘Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online’.
Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the celebration sees thousands of organisations get involved to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.
In the UK, we are celebrating by putting children and young people’s voices at the heart of the day and encouraging them to shape the online safety support that they receive.
That is why we are asking parents, carers, teachers, government, policymakers, and the wider online safety industry to take time to listen to children and young people and make positive change together.
This year we are hoping to answer the following questions:
With your help, Safer Internet Day 2023 can be a springboard for conversations that shape how we talk about and respond to online issues, not just for one day, but throughout the whole year.
Read more about the theme of the day.
Advice and tips about how to start a conversation about the things your child is doing and seeing online.
How to talk about difficult topics
Advice about how to talk about some of the more difficult or challenging things that may happen online.
If you child mentions something in a conversation with you that you find worrying there are steps you can take, this page gives more information about what you can do.
Sometimes things do go wrong online, but there are always steps you can take to help support your child and get help. This page looks at what you can do if something does go wrong for your child online.
Information to help you if you need to make a report on a app or site.
Resources that can help you engage your children in online safety education, no matter their age.
If you want more information about specific online safety issues there are a range of places you can go.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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