Internet Safety Day 2021
What is Safer Internet Day?
Safer Internet Day (SID) is an EU wide initiative to promote a safer internet for all users, especially young people. It is promoted in Ireland by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise.
Whats happening in Finn Valley College?
Students will be participating in lots of online activities throughout a variety of classes looking at the importance of being safe when using the Internet.
This Tuesday, 9th February at 7pm, Ms Mc Geehan will host an online Internet Safety talk to parents/guardians discussing key topics including social media, screentime, cyber-bullying and image sharing.
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On Safer Internet Day Webwise will broadcast a short webinar for post-primary students reflecting on the role technology has played in our lives this year and explores ways to help students manage their online wellbeing. The event will provide an opportunity to hear about the experiences of figures from the world of entertainment, sport, cyberpsychology and the tech industry. Joining the discussion are 2FM’s; Eoghan McDermott, Cyberpsychologist; Dr Nicola Fox-Hamilton, Public Policy Lead for Kids and Families at Google; Dr Alicia Blum-Ross, All-Ireland winning Dublin Footballer Eamon Fennell. The discussion will be hosted by Webwise Youth Advisory panel member Billie Constantinou. The event will be available online on Safer Internet Day, Tuesday, February 9th via Webwise.ie and can be found on the Webwise Ireland Facebook and Twitter channels.
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