This Safer Internet Day pledge to talk to children about online safety to help them stay safe and positive when using technology.

Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the day is a great opportunity to empower young people to take control of their online lives and harness the positive power of the internet for good.

This Safer Internet Day pledge to talk to children about online safety to help them stay safe and positive when using technology.

Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the day is a great opportunity to empower young people to take control of their online lives and harness the positive power of the internet for good.

Ways to support children on Safer Internet Day

This years’ Safer Internet Day theme is ‘Our Internet, Our Choices: Understanding Consent in the Digital World. Kickstart conversations, engage in fun activities and pledge to talk with kids about online safety and digital challenges to equip them with the skills and coping strategies to get the best out of the online world.

I pledge to talk to my child about online safety to help shape the way they use the internet safely, responsibly.
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Talking about consent

Help children understand how consent works in the digital world with UK Safer Internet Centre’s Conversation Starter guide.

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Conversation starter

Use our simple guide to help children deal with online issues and open up about their digital lives.

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Age-specific activities

Whatever the age of your child UK Internet Safety Centre has created quick activities that you can to reinforce online safety messages.

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Download our Internet Matters companion tablet-only app to learn about key online safety together with your child.

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Try this game with children as a fun way to compare your understanding of issues related to online consent.

Raise awareness

Spread the word on social media by using #SaferInternetDay2019 to share how you are getting involved. Visit the Safer Internet Day website to see suggestions on what you can post.  We’d also encourage you to share your Pledge2Talk pledge with your friends and family to inspire them to do the same.

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Support for Teachers

See how you can engage children in your school on Safer Internet Day with these free resources tailored for 3-7s, 7-11s, 11-14s and 14-18s.

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School online safety resources

Visit our school resource centre to find classroom activities, parent packs and more to use on the day and beyond.

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Expert Q&A

We asked experts to provide advice on the following question - What is online consent and how can I discuss this with my child?

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Parent story

Managing real friendships online - Teacher and mum Eilidh shares her ‘open door policy’ and other things that have helped her to support her children.

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