For Safer Internet Day 2018 the Information Centre will be hosting PC Gav McDevitt for a live Q&A on internet safety. PC Gav will be at the Information Centre on Tuesday 6th February from 7pm. If you want to ask anything about internet security in advance please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line #AskPCGav, and we can pass these questions on to him. You can also tune in to see this live Q&A on Facebook live and look for ForthValPolice on Periscope.
More Information about Safer Internet Day 2018;
Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February with the slogan ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you.’
Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.
The UK Safer Internet Centre – a partnership of three leading charities; Childnet, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation – provide resources for children, schools and families, and tools for getting involved at www.saferinternet.org.uk.
Globally, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in over a hundred countries, coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.
The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It calls upon young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet. Get involved to play your part!