E-safety and film
Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre in February of each year to promote safe responsible use of online technology and mobile phones for children and young people. Safer Internet Day 2013 – the tenth edition of the event – takes place on Tuesday 5th February 2013, with the theme of Online Rights and Responsibilities, encouraging users to ‘Connect with Respect”.
The UK Safer Internet Centre is a partnership of three leading charitable organisations, Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) and the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). These organisations are committed to working to make a safer and better internet). All partners recognise the unparalleled opportunities the internet offers and actively encourage its positive use for social, leisure, economic and educational advancement. The partners all work towards the Childnet target; to make the Internet a great and safe place for children.
- The UK Safer Internet Centre offers helpful information, advice and resources, with supporting resources for primary and secondary schools available free of charge.
- UK charity Childnet also offers a wide range of resources for schools and advice on staying safe online
For advice on film classification decisions and information about what the different rating certificates mean, see the BBFC website
Film Education resources:
This educational resource encourages and supports an exploration of issues relating to creativity in the digital age
Suitable for students aged 11-19, this online resource covers a wide range of issues relating to intellectual property as it explores our relationship with ICT