Be Strong Online is a peer-led programme to help young people develop digital resilience.
Be Strong Online contains free resources on ten topics covering digital issues like cyberbullying, social media, online privacy, selfies, gaming and much more! This programme empowers young people to be positive role online models to their peers and to help their peers navigate the online world safely.
The Diana Award runs Be Strong Online Ambassador training events to help young people embed the programme in their school or youth group. Click here for more information and to register your interest.
As a Be Strong Online Ambassador YOU will be empowered to take action and raise awareness on digital issues amongst other young people.
Help and Advice
Here you can find out where to get extra support from and find answers to frequently asked questions.
What is Be Strong Online?
What does ‘peer-led’ mean?
What is a Be Strong Online Ambassador?
How old do I have to be to be an Ambassador?
How can I be part of the Be Strong Online programme?
What can I gain from becoming a Be Strong Online Ambassador?
Can I be an Ambassador if I don’t know much about the 10 modules?
How can I learn more about the 10 modules?
How do the short Be Strong Online sessions work?
First up, with the help of the Be Strong Online staff leader, you and your team will choose a module you want to run a session on. After learning about the topic on the online platform and completing the training sessions with your staff leader, you and the team will run a short 20 min session with a group of young people. Each module follows this format:
- Discussion about the topic (video)
- One 10 minute activity out of a choice of four
- Wrap-up, hand out follow-up activity sheet and Info sheets for students and parents
It is important to always have staff member present during the whole session, for instance a teacher or tutor. They are there to help you throughout the session.
Where can I go if I need advice or help?
If you have any questions which were not answered above ask a staff member or teacher for help or advice or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org