Activate Learning celebrate Safer Internet Day with interactive activities

This year, Safer Internet Day 2024 will focus on change online, including:

  • Young peoples’ perspective on new and emerging technology 
  • Using the internet to make change for the better 
  • The changes young people want to see online 
  • The things that can influence and change the way young people think, feel and act online and offline 

At Activate Learning, we want to ensure you feel safe and confident online.  As part of Safer Internet Day, Digital Education will host a range of activities in the Learning Environments at college.

These include:

  • Discussion tables with themes
  • Crypto Hack – a fun and informative session
  • AI Artwork competition winners announced
  • Plus, other Safer Internet Day-themed activities

On ALO, you can also access information on the Student IT acceptable use policy,  Active Bystandership, among other online safety resources and courses.

Keeping safe online

On your college website, the Supporting You section offers further guidance on:

  • Keeping yourself safe
  • Safeguarding
  • Speak Up Speak Out – sexual wellbeing

Please visit these resources for additional resources and definitions on online safety. 


If you are experience cyberbullying, you can:

  • Report online abuse on the online platform, using their Report features. 
  • Customise your feed to limit people, pages or groups popping up on your accounts. 
  • Review your privacy settings to make sure your content is only visible to those you can trust. 
  • Block or delete people or pages being abusive. 
  • Screenshot or keep record of the abusive behaviour as this may be useful if you need to report it later.  
  • Report harmful content online via  
  • Report illegal content to Police via 101 or online. 
  • Seek support from any member of staff at college. You can report incidents of bullying to our Behaviour and Welfare Officers who are located in our Advice and Admissions Centres. 
  • Report safeguarding concerns to our Safeguarding Advisers in Student Support or via email:

Our Online Safety Initiative aims to educate and empower everyone associated with our colleges about the challenges of the digital world. We aim to provide the tools you need to recognise and respond to online threats and foster responsible digital citizenship for the future.  

Stay connected with us via social media and your college website for further updates, tips, and resources.