Article 17 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child We have the right to get information that is important to your well-being from radio, newspapers, books, computer, and other sources. Adults should make sure that the information we are getting is not harmful and help us find and understand the information we need.
CHILDREN • Do not accept people you don’t know . • Do not give away personal information – protect your privacy. • Report dangerous situations whenever you feel uneasy. (add link) • Never meet people in person who you have met virtually. • Respect the image and data of other people. • Consider uploading materials concerning yourself and others.
PARENTS • Communicate with your children without interfering in their privacy. • Find alternative ways of spending free time with your children to prevent boredom and dangers that follow. • Treat the meetings organized by the school seriously and with respect. • Seek more information about the dangers of the internet. (add link) • Do not ban the use of computer when not needed. • Finally, lead by example.
TEACHERS • Inform young children (aged 7 and above) about internet safety. • Show students specific ways of seeking help. • Include Internet safety in lesson plans. • Cooperate in the workshops organized by the ombudspersons. • Take every chance to talk to the students about the Internet safety.
OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS • Campaign led by young people: > leaflets > billboards > charity events > access to media (TV, radio, newspapers) > CDs-videos with testimonies of victims handed out in schools > rolling boards > workshops > age-appropriate resources > private sponsors
OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS • review, change and reinforce legislations > discussions ensuring participation of children and young people > at a national and European level • encourage collaboration between relevant stakeholders and website corporations and companies • government should include internet safety in the curriculum
Created By: • Alexander Strzelecki • Anna Jastrzembska • Bernice Farrugia • MilicaKopuz • Naomi Camilleri Thank you for your attention