Safer Internet Day 2019 Competition

Encourage pupils to work together for a better internet with our annual competition


SID2019 LogoThe next ‘Safer Internet Day’ will be the sixteenth edition of the event and will take place worldwide on Tuesday 5th February 2019.

The theme for 'Safer Internet Day 2019' will be ‘Together for a better internet’.

The day aims to inspire young people like you to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. The theme encourages us to consider what we do online, such as exploring the internet and thinking about how it works, considering where the information comes from and who owns it, being responsible for our own activity in the digital space and taking control of our own online lives.

SID2019 Competition

To celebrate the fantastic work being done through Safer Internet Day activities around the world, we are delighted to be running our annual competition for schools. To get involved, all your pupils have to do is complete the grid as shown below and then tweet their entries from the school Twitter account.

SIS2019 Competition Grid

The grid template can be downloaded as part of our free Safer Internet Day assembly available to all members (if you are not already a member, you can join our free membership here), or you can create your own. This can be in simple text, an image or a video. As long as it can be Tweeted and includes @SafeguardingSGE in the message.

To submit your school entries:

1) Simply Tweet your entries including the @SafeguardingSGE from your school Twitter account,
or
2) Submit your entries by email to competition@safeguardingessentials.com and we will Tweet it on your behalf

Entry is open now and schools can enter as many tips as they wish. All entries must be received before midnight on February 1st 2019 to be included in the competition. Please see the competition terms here.

Winners

There will be 2 categories, Best Primary School Tweet and Best Secondary School Tweet. Winners will be chosen and announced on Safer Internet Day. Winners will receive one years free membership to Safeguarding Essentials for their school.

Good Luck!

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Written by Safeguarding Essentials on November 22, 2018 11:42

Safeguarding Essentials, Safer Internet Day Competition Terms 2019

Safeguarding Essentials, Safer Internet Day Competition Terms 2019


This competition is open to schools and youth organisations in the UK and schools overseas. You do not have to be a member of Safeguarding Essentials or E-safety Support to enter.

Entries must be received by midnight on Friday 1st February 2019 to be entered into the competition.

Each entry must be a series of internet safety tips as indicated on the information provided and must be a Tweet from a school Twitter account (this can be text, image or video) and include @SafeguardingSGE in the Tweet to be valid. Entries can also be submitted via email to competition@safeguardingessentials.com. Entries must be submitted by a member of school staff and not by the pupils

By submitting an entry, you agree for the Tweet to be used on the Safeguarding Essentials website as well as on social media platforms. Your school name (but no names of staff of pupils) may also be included on these platforms.

There are 2 categories, Best Primary School Entry, Best Secondary School Entry.

A winner will be chosen from each category and announced on 5th February 2019 - Safer Internet Day. If you are a winner, we will endeavour to contact you by phone and email on the same day prior to announcement. However, if we are unable to contact you, we will still announce the winning entries on the 5th February.

If you are chosen as a winner, you will be given 1 years free membership to Safeguarding Essentials for your school. If you are already a member, the free year will be added to the end of your current membership period. Alternatively, you may choose to nominate another school to receive your prize.

For winner’s details please send an email to: competition@safeguardingessentials.com within 28 days of the closing date.

By entering the competition, entrants agree to be bound by the rules and by any other requirements set out in promotional material.

Good Luck!

SIS2019 Competition Grid

Written by Safeguarding Essentials on November 22, 2018 10:48

Childnet Film Competition Winners 2018

Young people’s online safety films to be used as educational resources across the UK, as Childnet announce winners of its 2018 national Film Competition

Childnet Competition 2018

Each year the Childnet Film Competition invites schools and youth organisations from across the UK to capture their internet safety messages in a short film. The two winning schools and four finalists will see their films used as internet safety resources to educate other young people about how to ‘Connect with respect’ and inspire others to use the internet positively and safely.



Childnet Film Competition reaches more young people than ever before

With over 200 entries across both the primary and secondary categories, young people created a variety of films ranging from animations and dramas to raps and silent films.

The winners of this year’s Film Competition were Trinity Church of England School in the primary category with their film Footprints. In the secondary category the winners were The Ferrers School with their film Game Over.

This year BBC Own It will also showcase the finalists’ films, providing a unique opportunity for the young people to reach even more of their peers with their online safety messages.

Will Gardner, CEO of Childnet, said:
“We know from our work in schools that peer-led education can be hugely impactful, and the films that these young people have created will be invaluable in spreading online safety messages across the UK. This year’s Childnet Film Competition was bigger than ever before, with almost 1,000 young people getting involved, making films and sharing positive messages about online safety. The standard of entries this year has been exceptionally high and it’s clear to us that these young people are really
passionate about making the internet a better place for all.”

The Minister for Digital and Creative Industries, Margot James, who attended and spoke at the event said:
“We want the UK to be the safest place in the world to be online and are bringing in new laws to make that happen. It's incredibly inspiring to see young people using their creativity through the Childnet Film Competition, highlighting how we all need to work together to make the online world a more respectful and pleasant place to be."

The Childnet Film Competition was founded in 2010 and is delivered as part of Childnet’s work in the UK Safer Internet Centre. The competition aims to harness the positive role of peer-to-peer education and provide a creative and inclusive approach to empower and inspire young people aged 7-18 to use technology safely, positively and creatively.

Judged by a panel of experts

The films were judged by Lisa Prime Children’s Events Programmer at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), Catherine McAllister Head of Safeguarding and Child Protection BBC Children’s, David Austin OBE Chief Executive at the BBFC, and Joanna van der Meer Film Tutor and Family Learning Programmer at BFI Southbank.

The winning films from the Childnet Film Competition can be viewed here.

Written by Childnet International on September 27, 2018 10:10


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