Positive Online Content Awareness Month
Find out about the September 2019 edition of the campaign
Positive Online Content
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What is positive online content?

We define it as "digital content aimed at children, which enables them to learn, have fun, create, enjoy, develop a positive view of themselves and respect for their identity, enhance their participation in society and produce and distribute their own positive content."

September 2019 was Positive Online Content Awareness Month, but positive content is important all year round.

Browse the content and resources on this website to find out more.

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Latest news

Boy sitting behind a computer looking sad

2022-07-01

How to speak to children and young people about the war in Ukraine

The world has been shocked by the conflict in Ukraine and the terrible events and images of recent months. At a recent Insafe Training meeting, participants from the European network of Safer Internet Centres heard first-hand about the atrocities which are occurring, and how Ukraine's children and young people are being impacted. Alona Kryvuliak and Yuliia Anosova from La Strada-Ukraine, the Ukrainian Safer Internet Centre, shared their experiences and gave insights into how the Insafe network can also help the ongoing efforts.

Logo of the new BIK+ strategy with young people

2022-06-30

Introducing the new BIK+ strategy

In May 2022, the European Commission adopted a new European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids (BIK+), to improve age-appropriate digital services and to ensure that every child is protected, empowered and respected online. Ten years after the first BIK strategy, BIK+ wants to spotlight the voices and opinions of European youth.  

Girl looking at smartphone in a classroom

2022-06-20

Understanding war and crises: Child-appropriate news and background information

The whole world is shocked by Russia's attack on Ukraine and the ongoing war. What stuns adults is even more difficult for children and young people to comprehend, but it is hardly possible to keep children away from the current news and exposure to dreadful images and videos. Parents and educators face the difficult task of finding age-appropriate ways of explaining what is happening and answering questions children might have, while at the same time protecting them from harmful media experiences.