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A message from Matt Dunkley CBE:

9 February 2021 weekly update

9 February 2021

This week, Matt introduces this year's theme for Safe Internet Day - 'an internet we can trust; exploring reliability in the online world'.

Dear Colleagues

Today is Safer Internet Day, which is celebrated on the second Tuesday of the second month each year.

This year’s theme is ‘An internet we trust; exploring reliability in the online world’.

The campaign focuses on how we decide what to trust online and explores how influence, persuasion and manipulation can impact young people’s decisions, opinions and what they share online.

It also looks at the emotional impact of navigating a misleading online world and the importance of creating a supportive, critical, questioning culture, and giving young people the skills to spot misleading content and support one another online.

Education materials, virtual assemblies, videos and resources to share with parents and carers are all available to download from UK Safer Internet Centre. Make the internet a more positive place and share your Safer Internet Day activities with online with #SaferInternetDay  and #AnInternetWeTrust.

Matt Dunkley CBE
Corporate Director
Children, Young People and Education