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Safer Internet Day in Ireland 2021

Thousands of people in Ireland participated in Safer Internet Day 2021. Although circumstances were different this year, students, schools and organisations adapted to the situation and organised virtual activities and events to engage in meaningful celebrations to help create a safer and better internet for all, especially young people. A wide range of events took place in Ireland to mark Safer Internet Day, and here are some of the highlights.

Safer Internet Day Awards 2020 – Winners

Congratulations to the primary, and post-primary, winners in the Safer Internet Day Awards 2020! Hundreds of students and schools from all over Ireland entered the awards, which recognise the incredible efforts of young people to highlight Safer Internet Day and to help create a safer, better internet.

Safer Internet Day Awards 2020 – Primary Winners

A record number of students and schools entered the Safer Internet Day Awards 2020. The competition recognises the work that has been done to create awareness of Safer Internet Day, and to promote online safety generally. Thousands of entries were submitted from across Ireland, with an exceptionally high standard of effort to create a safer, better internet for all.

Safer Internet Day Survey

A new survey into parent’s attitudes to their children’s use of the internet has found that 86% of Irish parents think using the internet is an important part of their child’s education. The findings of this survey, which was conducted by the National Parents Council Primary and the National Centre for Technology in Education, were announced today to mark Safer Internet Day 2012, which is part of a global drive to promote a safer internet for all users, especially young people.

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Worried about something you have seen online or concerned about your child? Childline and the National Parents Council Primary offer free advice and support service.

Childline is a support service for young people up to the age of 18.There is a 24hr telephone, online and mobile phone texting service.

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The National Parents Council Primary enables and empowers parents to be effective partners in their children’s education.

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