• Can you keep your kids safe watching YouTube?

    Can you keep your kids safe watching YouTube?

    Parenting for a Digital Future - Published on January 17, 2018 by Jennifer Pavlick

    How much inappropriate content are children encountering on YouTube? With a huge amount of content uploaded each minute, YouTube's content regulations can be less rigorous than those of conventional TV broadcasters, and the format to complain about content is not always obvious. In this post, David R Brake outlines some suggestions for policy change, user ...more

  • Gender roles in ICT parenting

    Gender roles in ICT parenting

    Parenting for a Digital Future - Published on January 10, 2018 by Jennifer Pavlick

    How do mothers and fathers engage with their children's information and communications technology (ICT) use? Many studies in the past have featured only mothers as respondents.  In this post Ruth Festl  discusses the findings of two studies exploring how mothers and fathers similarly or differently engage in ICT parenting, providing new ...more

  • Digital driver's licence

    Digital driver's licence

    Parenting for a Digital Future - Published on October 18, 2017 by Jennifer Pavlick

    What kind of online safety messaging resonates with young people? What tools and strategies are most effective for improving digital literacy? In this post, Jeremy Blackman describes the digital driver’s licence.  Created by the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, an Australian online education resource, this resource focuses on exploring the nuance of online engagement ...more

  • How the digital revolution is changing education

    How the digital revolution is changing education

    Parenting for a Digital Future - Published on August 23, 2017 by Jennifer Pavlick

    This post reports on the ‘Education in a Digital World’ conference, held in June 2017. Eszter Salamon shows the various changes affecting European education in the digital age, including pedagogical shifts and digital inclusion. She argues that the education system must be fundamentally adjusted to answer to the digital learning needs of the whole population. Eszter is President of ...more

  • Friends Like Me: The screen lives of children and teens

    Friends Like Me: The screen lives of children and teens

    Parenting for a Digital Future - Published on July 12, 2017 by Jennifer Pavlick

    How do children encounter sexually explicit content online? In this post, Manuela Maiguashca discusses her findings through video interviews with young people. Manuela produces and directs documentary media projects that deal with taboo experiences, stigmatised communities and human rights issues. She runs media workshops as well as her own media workshop programme, Film Crew ...more