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Safer internet day and month of February 2021

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Internet Trust

This Safer Internet Day we are encouraging everyone to think about reliability and trust online. What do the young people you work with feel they can do to create #AnInternetWeTrust? What do they think others can do – social media and gaming companies, government, teachers or their classmates? Lets explore how we can all work together to question the online world and challenge ourselves and the people and apps we interact with online to change the internet for the better with a choice of materials for all age groups

Fake News Resources

Fake news
Activities and videos available on BBC bitesize
Fact or fake - BBC Bitesize Interactive activity

Fun Activity

Have a go at the Bad News Activities below, click on the link to see if you can spot real news or fake news, A fun activity and you will be surprised at the answers you give and can be done as a whole family or just an individual checker on how to spot real news and fake news
Bad News (getbadnews.com)

 

Safer Internet Month

Safer Internet Day 2021 will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: 

An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world

and available for the whole of February

This year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores reliability online. The internet has an amazing range of information and opportunities online, but how do we separate fact from fiction?

Safer Internet Day will be celebrated globally with the slogan: Together for a better internet. 

What are Information Skills?

During your studies and in your career, you will need to develop the skills to find, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically. Better information skills will help you find and use better quality information, which will help you with research, assignments and revision.

Use the checklist below to start thinking critically about the information you use. 

Reference: IFLA, 2018. How to spot fake news. [online]. The Hague: IFLA. Available from: https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11174 [Accessed 01/10/2018].