Secondary Competition

Safer Internet Day Awards - Secondary

EXCLUSIVE SID AWARDS CEREMONY

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the SID Awards Ceremony 2020 has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled at a later date, and winners will be announced in due course.

SID Ambassador Leadership Award

The SID Ambassador Leadership Award recognises the commitment, and leadership, shown by students and young people to highlight Safer Internet Day in schools, clubs and local communities, and the promotion of a better internet for all.

We are delighted to announce the winners of the SID Ambassador Leadership Award 2020 are:

Mark Sproule & Ellie White
St. Columba’s College Stranorlar,
Co. Donegal.

 

Highly Commended Award:

Jennifer Doherty & Ciara Barnett,
Scoil Mhuire Buncrana,
Co. Donegal

Lily Byrne and Daniel Power.
Enniscorthy Vocational College,
Co. Wexford.

Jane Smith and Alice Ward,
Sacred Heart School Tullamore,
Co. Offaly.

Sarah Fitzgerald,
Kinsale Community School,
Co. Cork.

 

Highly Innovative Award:

Karl Gilmartin,

Elphin Community College,

Co. Roscommon.

Picture Competition

Pictures are a great way to highlight all the wonderful events, activities, and campaign that are taking place all over Ireland to mark Safer Internet Day!

We love to see the incredible variety of images that are taken in schools, clubs, and communities across Ireland.

Submitting your pictures for is really easy.

To Enter:

  • Post on social media using #Connected and tagging Webwise
  • Email your entry to internetsafety@pdst.ie (Note: Put the name of the category you are entering in the email subject line.)

 

 

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The Arts Award

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Poster Competition

Posters are a great way to spread positive messages for Safer Internet Day!

 

 

To Enter:

  • Post on social media using #Connected and tagging Webwise
  • Email your entry to internetsafety@pdst.ie (Note: Put the name of the category you are entering in the email subject line.)
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Writing Competition

Writing essays or poems is a popular, and really creative, way to celebrate Safer Internet Day.

 

To Enter:

  • Post on social media using #Connected and tagging Webwise
  • Email your entry to internetsafety@pdst.ie (Note: Put the name of the category you are entering in the email subject line.)
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Music Competition

Have you written a song, or recorded a music video, as part of your Safer Internet Day Campaign? This could be the award for you!

To Enter:

  • Post on social media using #Connected and tagging Webwise
  • Email your entry to internetsafety@pdst.ie (Note: Put the name of the category you are entering in the email subject line.)

The Campaign Awards

Best Overall Campaign

This award recognises the work of students, and young people, who have undertaken multi-faceted Safer Internet Day campaigns. Those who have ran several activities or events, who have addressed a number of topics, or who have ran week long campaigns. These campaigns require an enormous amount of hard work, and commitment, and this dedicated category rewards that.

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Most Effective Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign

Anti-Bullying is a very important part of online safety, and this category recognises the work of people who have addressed the issue of bullying in their Safer Internet Day campaign.

The Techwise Award

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Best Social Media Campaign

Many students, and schools, use social media as part of their Safer Internet Day campaign! It’s a great tool to raise awareness of your message.

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Best Use of Technology

We love to see the positive use of technology as part of many Safer Internet Day Campaigns.

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Best Video

Videos are a really popular way to create a Safer Internet Day campaign. Students have made incredibly creative videos to drive awareness of their SID messages, events and activities.

SID Teacher Award

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This year we are delighted to include the first ever SID Teacher Award.

 

There are teachers all over Ireland doing amazing work to help students to make their Safer Internet Day events, activities, and campaigns a success. This award is to recognise the contribution that they make.

 

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