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
UK Safer Internet Centre Helpline Annual Report 2020
The Professionals Online Safety Helpline Annual Report November 2020
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
Ways Schools Can Celebrate Safer Internet Day Remotely
As a result of remote learning, the UK Safer Internet Centre has put together guidance on how schools can still celebrate Safer Internet Day with overviews of the exciting resources available so that everyone can join in.
22nd January 2021
Camera’s On or Off and Other Important Questions Answered by the POSH Helpline
Schools are having to adapt fast to remote learning once again. The POSH helpline answers some very important questions around how to manage your teaching duties throughout the current lockdown.
13th January 2021
UK Safer Internet Centre Release Two Year Public Report
The UKSIC has compiled a report that outlines our key achievements over the past two years including the impact of Safer Internet Day, the support of the hotlines and helplines, along with the resources created by the three partners.
17th December 2020
UK Government Announce New Rules to Online Harms Bill
The UK Government have announced that there will be new rules introduced with how online tech firms are held accountable towards certain online content. Social media platforms and other firms will now have a duty of care to protect children from online harms
15th December 2020