Delivering Be Internet Citizens, supported by Google.org and YouTube Creators for Change
21 HOURS | 15 EVENTS | 3 DAYS
A free online festival that empowers digital citizens through access to incredible people and exclusive information.
We have made years of digital progress in months. Life as we know it is CXNCELLED and we are now living in ‘The New Normal’.
But it doesn’t feel very ‘normal’ so we need to learn to navigate this new space and ultimately, remind ourselves that people hold the power on what the internet is and what it can become.
We invite you to take a seat at our metaphorical digital table to talk Digital Citizenship with top brands, big influencers and industry professionals.
Beatfreeks has teamed up with the power-house that is UK Youth to programme a series of events that:
Beatfreeks has teamed up with UK Youth to deliver Be Internet Citizens, an innovative training and resource programme for educators and youth workers – supported by Google.org and YouTube. This training event equips those who work directly with young people with the tools to teach them how to become safe users of the web, and encourage them to be positive voices online.
By now most of us have heard of the term, Fake News. Some of us may even be thinking about how we equip young people with the tools to navigate Fake News online. And for a select few, protecting young people from Fake News may be part of our duty of care; parents, teachers, youth workers. We see you.
90% of all jobs now require digital skills but how many of us have the skills required to fill those jobs? And if we don’t have the skills, how do we gain them? It’s no longer the case that you have to be a website designer, or similar, to be digitally capable. The influence of the internet is now seeping into most facets of our economy, and indeed the jobs that fill it.
Beatfreeks are delivering free e-safety training webinars for teachers and youth workers.
We welcome all educators who work with young people aged 13 – 15 years to join us at one of our online training events.
During our interactive webinar, our expert facilitators will deconstruct, and build your confidence in teaching, complex topics with a unique, fun first approach.
Be Internet Citizens covers topics like fake news, biased writing, echo chambers, filter bubbles, emotional manipulation, scapegoating and us versus them mentality.
Taking part qualifies as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for all teachers and youth workers. Each participant will come away with: