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1 in 8 children say time online harms their school work  

Nearly one in eight children in the UK say their online life harms their school work according to a survey by The Children’s Society.

The survey is among the evidence considered in the national charity’s new report,  Net Gains? Young People’s Digital Lives and Well-Being . 

It found 13% of young people aged 10-17 said their life online had a ‘mostly negative’ impact on their school...

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How Does Screen Time Really Affect Our Children?

How Does Screen Time Really Affect Our Children?

If there’s one thing many of our little ones’ childhoods are defined by, it’s screen time. Even as recently as our own childhoods, we never had access to smartphones and tablets like our kids do.

We know that screen time comes with some disadvantages, but how is it really affecting our children?

This article will explore the...

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UK PARENTS TO BENEFIT FROM ‘MADE TO MEASURE’ ADVICE AROUND CHILDREN’S ONLINE WELLBEING

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, UK PARENTS TO BENEFIT FROM ‘MADE TO MEASURE’ ADVICE AROUND CHILDREN’S ONLINE WELLBEING WITH LAUNCH OF INTERNET MATTERS’ NEW SERVICE
  • My Family’s Digital Toolkit gives tailored advice that can support millions of parents in need of help so their children can thrive in the online world
  • New research shows 5-year-olds in the UK now regularly use an average
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PARENTS REVEAL HOW TECH HAS HELPED THEIR KIDS THROUGH LOCKDOWN - BUT ADMIT IT’S COME AT A PRICE

PARENTS REVEAL HOW TECH HAS HELPED THEIR KIDS THROUGH LOCKDOWN - BUT ADMIT IT’S COME AT A PRICE, NEW REPORT REVEALS

  • Internet Matters launches a new report - From Survive to Thrive: Supporting digital family life after lockdown - giving a unique view into how the family relationship with technology has changed through the ups and downs of lockdown
  • Nearly 8
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Empowering young people to pave the way for internet safety

Empowering young people to pave the way for internet safety: Social media and online learning platform, Natterhub, seeks young advisors.

An online safety and digital literacy organisation is searching for a panel of young board members to join the team as valued advisors.

The young advisors will be invited to virtually meet in small groups to share their thoughts and...