News Overview 2019

jugendschutz.net report: Games apps risky for children

Together with Stiftung Warentest, jugendschutz.net tested 14 child-friendly game apps. The detailed results and risk descriptions are now available in the form of a report.
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NEW: Teaching material "Cosmos YouTube

The new klicksafe teaching material "Kosmos YouTube" was developed in cooperation with Handysektor. It is now available for download. The print version will be available for order at the end of January.
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Federal Review Board for Media Harmful to Young People Publishes Hazard Atlas

Based on the reality of media use by children and young people, the newly published Hazard Atlas provides orientation on media phenomena, the associated hazards and, where appropriate, development opportunities for children and young people, and classifies the challenges to the protection of minors from the point of view of children's rights.
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My first Internet ABC: hands-on booklet for children and accompanying booklet for teachers

The materials from Internet-ABC are suitable for the first playful introduction to the Internet. The booklets can now also be ordered from klicksafe!
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JUUUPORT offers weekly live chat consultation

The online counseling platform JUUUPORT.de offers a live chat every Thursday from 18:00 - 20:00.
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German Children's Fund launches campaign on how to deal with children's photos in social media

The new social media campaign #DenkenFragenPosten (ThinkQuestionsPost) from the Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk (German Children's Fund) addresses children's personal rights in social media. Educators are to be made aware of their children's right of co-determination when they share their photos online.
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Search instead of google

What search engines besides Google can be used in school? Find out here which alternative search engines we recommend for the classroom.
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Dieter Baacke Award Winner 2019 - Outstanding Media Education

Federal Ministry for Family Affairs and the Society for Media Education and Communication Culture (GMK) award prizes to media education projects
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Children spreading pornography in group chats without any concern

The Federal Criminal Police Office draws attention to the fact that depictions of violence and abuse are increasingly being spread by children and young people in WhatsApp chat groups. The young users are often not aware of the criminal liability.
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Register now for Safer Internet Day 2020!

You can now enter your actions and events for Safer Internet Day on 11.2.2020 on our website. We will then publish this information online and in press releases to draw attention to your Safer Internet Day action and commitment.

NEW: What is my child actually doing on YouTube?

Why does my child spend so much time on YouTube? What is so fascinating about YouTube stars and which videos are hot among young people? In the new booklet for parents, klicksafe provides information about video trends, YouTube stars and co.
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VALUES LIFE - ONLINE: Topic module "Private things stay private - don't post this!

The new topic module of WERTE LEBEN - ONLINE deals with data protection & Online privacy. Young people are informed about the consequences of data misuse and privacy violations and given tips on how to deal safely with their own and other people's data online. The associated webinar is available free of charge to school classes and youth groups.
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ICILS study: One third of students susceptible to fake news

The University of Paderborn recently presented the results of the International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS). In an international comparison, students and schools in Germany perform mediocre.
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EDUCATIONAL MEDIA AWARD 2019

Apps, games and websites honored with media pedagogical seal
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Pediatricians and adolescents demand: No cell phone before eleven years

Many newspapers and news portals are currently reporting on a demand by the professional association of pediatricians and adolescents. It says that children should not have their own cell phone before the age of eleven. Many parents wonder whether this demand is still realistic today.
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