The centre has three main pillars - an awareness centre, a helpline for the children's workforce and a hotline for removal of criminal content. The partnership was appointed by the European Commission as the Safer Internet Centre for the UK in January 2011 and is one of the 31 Safer Internet Centres of the Insafe network.
What we do for the UK Safer Internet Centre
We run the Professionals Online Safety Helpline dedicated to provide help with online safety issues for any professional working with children and young people
Tools & Resources
We create new tools and awareness-raising resources to support professionals, parents and carers and young people in keeping safe and thriving online
Our Work for the UK Safer Internet Centre
Online Safety Training
Online safety training for staff, children & parents, delivered by experts both face-to-face or online
What is Online Safety?
It can be referred to as Online safety, eSafety or internet safety, but what does it mean?
Keeping Children Safe Online
Our kids will grow up only knowing life with the Internet, so how to keep them safe online?
Why is Online Safety Important?
We have become significantly dependent on and accustomed to the digital services and devices we use for being online. Online safety plays a vital role in the proper use of these tools
Safe Remote Learning
Whether your school is closed or not, delivering classes online can be helpful. Here's the lowdown on organising classes online so they are trouble free
Online Safety Live
Free online safety events delivered across the UK for professionals who work with children
Video Conferencing for Kids: Safeguarding and Privacy Overview
Never have video conferencing services been as important as they are right now. No longer are they a novelty but vital for us all to stay connected, whether home, school or work.
Latest UK Safer Internet Centre Articles
Free Online Safety Training Returns with Virtual Events
We are delighted to announce that Online Safety Lives are returning with virtual events available to those right across the UK. Book your tickets now!
19th October 2020
Give your Feedback on Online Safety Resources!
The University of Suffolk invites you to participate in a project to investigate what parents, guardians and professionals think about online safety resources created by Internet Matters and SWGfL
12th October 2020
SWGfL and Internet Matters Launch Inclusive Digital Safety Hub
We are so happy to have launched the new Inclusive Digital Safety Hub with Internet Matters! This brand new resource will equip and empower professionals, parents and carers who support vulnerable children.
8th October 2020
Safer Internet Day 2021 Theme is Announced
Safer Internet Day is on 9th February 2021 and will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world. Find out more in this article.
21st September 2020