Training of Parents in the Fight Against Cyberbullying
In March 2010, the EU created the EU 2020 Strategy, aiming at the EU’s recovery from the crisis and developing the EU economy in the decade ahead. In the Digital Agenda, it is one of the 7 milestones of the EU 2020 Strategy. Its aim is to ensure that ICT is a key player in achieving the EU’s 2020 goals.The development of ICT has created a new area of learning and security. The distinction between the real and the virtual environment,the use of the digital environment of adults and children, and the discussion of their obstacles have recently become an important issue.More secure internet for children,discussions and research on the topic continues to take place among the most popular subjects. Recently, more and more European children use online services through tablets, mobile phones and game consoles. More than 50% of 13-16 year olds are connected to the internet from their bedrooms and more than half of the children aged 9-16 have a social network profile. From digital games to social media, there are some events that cause children’s deaths.A survey by EU Kids Online since 2010 revealed that one in five children were exposed to cyber bullying and according to children that cyberbullying is one of the most harmful risks associated with the Internet.
The main objectives of the project are;
-To raise awareness of educators,parents,children and young people about cyber bullying,secure use internet and impact of virtual reality on health,habits and social skills
-To carry out and produce innovative educational models on Digital Literacy and ICT Security which can increase the effectiveness of parents in the fight against cyber bullying
-To strengthen knowledge and network among partners and stakeholders to force against cyber crime in the EU and thus help to protect European citizens from online crimes (child sexual abuse, pornographic and sexual objects,the ethnic origin of the victim, religion,sex,sexuality,sharing the personal data of the individuals with others, etc.)
-Establish cooperation between European institutions working in the field of adults education and free of national differences,included into literature,developing with ICT,and increasing the digital literacy of parents and providing ICT security education
In the project cycle, Common Curriculum(IO1), Digital Training Materials (IO2), e-Learning Portal (IO3) outputs will be developed.