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The UK Safer Internet Centre is coordinated by a partnership of three leading organisations; South West Grid for Learning, Childnet International and the Internet Watch Foundation. It’s co-funded by the European Commission and has three main functions: an Awareness Centre, a Helpline and a Hotline.

The UK Safer Internet Centre delivers a wide range of activity to promote the safe and responsible use of technology:

  • Founded/operates award-winning helpline for professionals working with children in the UK;
  • Develops self-assessment tools for schools and other settings to evaluate their esafety provision, including policy development;
  • Delivers education sessions for children, parents, carers and teachers in schools and other settings, reaching over 30,000 every year;
  • Hosts the UKCCIS Evidence Group’s Research Highlight series, which summarises key academic publications on children and the internet;
  • Shapes policy at school, industry and government level, both in the UK and internationally;
  • Facilitates youth panels to give young people a voice on these issues;
  • Contributes to and commission academic research into children’s media use;
  • Works in partnership with others in the UK and globally - the Centre's resources are used worldwide;
  • Continues to develop the UK Safer Internet Centre website as a hub for information and advice, to reflect the range of work taking place across the UK.

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