SID Ambassador Training Day 2023

SID Ambassador Training Day 2023

Webwise Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is just around the corner, and preparations are well underway for the celebrations on Tuesday, February 6th!

Recently, over 100 students from all across country gathered in Google HQ in Dublin for the SID Ambassador Training Day. The Programme, which is one of the highlights of Safer Internet Day in Ireland, sees Post-Primary students take part in peer-led training to gain the knowledge and skills to run plan and run their own online safety awareness raising campaign in their schools and communities.

Led by members of the Webwise Youth Panel, the in-person training day saw students do workshops, activities, and gave them the opportunity to explore and share their views on this year’s Safer Internet Day theme “Tech in Our World”.
The event also featured a Guest Panel Discussion on the theme “Tech in World feature input and advice from Dr Dympna O’Sullivan, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and the Academic Lead of the Digital Futures Research Hub at Technological University Dublin; James Doyle, also known as Protein Bor Papi on TikTok; and Elaine Burke, award-winning science and technology journalist.
The in-person training day forms one part of the blended Programme which also sees students attend online webinars to help equip them with the knowledge and skills to lead their own campaigns.

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