Safer Internet Day Ambassador Training Day 2018

SID Ambassadors train at Facebook HQ

Written by Rebekah Connolly


Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018

Safer Internet Day is an EU wide initiative which promotes safer internet use that will take place on Tuesday the 6th of February.

The Theme for Safer Internet Day 2018 is “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”.

In preperation for SID over 100 secondary school students from around Ireland took part in the Safer Internet Day (SID) Ambassador Training Programme in Facebook HQ on the 10th of January. 

Webwise and PDST Technology in Education

SID is promoted in Ireland by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise

SID Ambassadors 

  • SID Ambassador students lead awareness campaigns in their schools, clubs and communities which address the issues of cyberbullying and internet safety.
  • Student Ambassadors receive online and offline training from trainers on the Webwise Youth Panel.
  • This year students took part in discussions on issues concerning their online lives such as safe image sharing, using social media, consent, big data and online well-being.

Be Part of SID 2018

If you and your school or organisation are interested in taking part in Safer Internet Training Day 2018 you can order resources by clicking here.

You can also find a list of SID activities here and search the #BeInCtrl on Twitter to keep up to date with all  2018 awarness campaigns taking place around the country.

To learn more about online safety visit SpunOut's Online Safety Hub which you can find here.


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