The SELMA Digital Book "How SELMA is driving online change" draws upon the experiences and successes of the many people who became involved in the project. We hope their stories will inspire you to join us on the SELMA journey!
6th December 2019
Drawing upon the achievements of the SELMA project, participants discussed how to tackle the problem of online hate speech through education and how to empower young people to become agents of change.
11th October 2019
The SELMA project sits down with Professor Victoria Nash of the Oxford Internet Institute to unpack what we mean by ‘online harm’, and discuss some of the promises – and limitations – of both policy and education when it comes to dealing with online hate speech.
10th October 2019
The "How to make SELMA work in a school context" guide contains four pathways specifically designed for school teachers who wish to educate their pupils about online hate speech.
23rd September 2019
Tackling online hate speech with young people ideally goes beyond the classroom, as part of a collaborative effort involving many different education stakeholders.
16th September 2019
New school year, new resolutions! Have you thought about developing new activities with your students around digital citizenship and online hate speech, this year? Then why not consider becoming a SELMA Ambassador?
9th September 2019
This September, the back-to-school season offers the perfect opportunity to focus on how teachers and other education professionals can use the SELMA Toolkit, not only in their classrooms, but also more generally in their schools.
2nd September 2019
Online hate speech plays a significant role in young people’s online media experience, and policy makers and legislators seek, both nationally and internationally, to address and resolve increasing concerns in this regard.
29th August 2019
Diana Award Youth Board meeting with Facebook
26th August 2019
Online hate has become a widespread societal issue, and ongoing debates have made it clear that social media platforms have a crucial responsibility to ensure a safe and positive online environment for their users, above all children and young people.
12th August 2019
Every month, we focus on a different dimension of the online hate speech phenomenon. These monthly focuses allow to foster a better understanding of how hate speech affects people, how we can respond to it and how we can effect positive change at a wider societal level.
5th August 2019
Empowering young people as peer mentors can be a highly effective way to make a difference on the issues that matter most to them.
22nd July 2019
Young people are the best agents for change in their schools, communities and online. Schools are increasingly recognising the impact their students can have by empowering them through peer support.
8th July 2019
Every month, we focus on a different dimension of the online hate speech phenomenon. In July, we will focus on peer-to-peer mentoring and its significant potential to promote positive behaviours online and to disrupt hate.
1st July 2019
Registration for the SELMA Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Hacking hate – How to empower young people to understand and disrupt online hate” is now open. The course will start on 16 September 2019.
26th June 2019
Four Greek young people share their views on producing and promoting counter-narratives against online hate speech.
24th June 2019