EPA - European Parents' Association
About our SID activities
We are awaiting an update on this SID Supporter's plans for Safer Internet Day 2021. In the meantime, please see information on its previous SID celebrations below, or contact the organisation direct using the links to the right...
The European Parents' Association (EPA) is active in multiple fields with a special focus on education, social affairs, child rights, parents' rights, digital citizenship and inclusion. The focus applied in general focuses on empowerment, information and training and refuses any restrictive approaches. Apart from advocacy work in order to raise the voice of parents in Europe, we offer trainings, inspiring practices, information and the possibility to exchange.
What we are doing to support the SID slogan of "Together for a better internet"…
Safer Internet Day 2020 falls very much in line with our collaborative and participatory approach which strongly enhances the cooperation of all stakeholders in the field. Parents, family, teachers, headteachers, as well as policy makers and online service providers but also other medias and the community at large are called upon to jointly work against hate speech, dissemination of fake news, cyberbullying, grooming and other undesired repercussions of the internet, protect especially young people from these negative effects and foster the democratisation of information, accessibility and possibility to connect worldwide.
In the scope of EPA's Topic of the Year 2020 "Parenting in the Digital Age", Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to raise awareness for these issues and call for more solidarity and shared responsibility of all participants.
EPA gathers the parents' associations in Europe which together represent more than 150 million parents.
EPA works in partnership both to represent and give to parents a powerful voice in the development of education policies and decisions at European level.
In the field of education, EPA aims to promote the active participation of parents and the recognition of their central place as the primary responsible of the education of their children.