Safer Internet Day 2012 Esafety Resources

Safer Internet Day (SID) aims to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2012 will take place on Tuesday 7 February 2012, centred on the theme “Connecting generations and educating each other”, where they encourage users young and old to “discover the digital world together…safely!”

The Safer Internet Day website contains teaching ideas, posters and lesson resources for teachers who want to cover internet safety with their classes, for both primary and secondary schools.

You can also find some very useful resources to help teach SID on Promethean Planet website: These include some exclusive e-safety quizzes from Millionaire for Schools, fun flipcharts for use with 2–9 year olds from Hector’s World, and advice for educators from the Teachers TV archives. You can find out more at the Promethean Planet Safer Internet Day page.

safer internet dayFor more information about Safer Internet Day, visit the SID website : and also the Insafe website:

Also check out this post from last year with some very good esafety videos and this post about internet safety and social networking for trainee teachers.

You can also find some great resources, and links, on the TES Safer Internet Day page.

Author: Danny Nicholson

Danny is an author, Science teacher, ICT Consultant, PGCE lecturer and computing / interactive whiteboard trainer. He has delivered training courses across the UK, in Europe, and in Canada. Please get in touch with your training requests.

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