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DfE publishes report from internet parental controls consultation

14 December 2012

Today, the Department for Education has released its report from the consultation it carried out over the last few months into internet parental controls.

The consultation was led by Department of...

New sexting research by UK Safer Internet Centre & Plymouth University out today

11 December 2012

New research lifts the lid on ‘sexting’ attitudes and practices amongst teenagers

A new study conducted by UK Safer Internet Centre and Plymouth University and supported by the NSPCC reveals new concerns and trends in ‘sexting’ amongst teenagers. The qualitative study engaged...

New research summaries of the European Online Grooming Project

27 November 2012

The UKCCIS Evidence Group has today launched two new Research Highlights, which summarise the findings from The European Online Grooming Project. This project sought to describe the behaviour of both offenders who groom and young people who are ‘groomed’, with the two phases of...

Children’s online behaviour and parental involvement – new research insights

26 November 2012

Three new Research Highlights from the UK Council for Child Internet Safety’s Evidence Group explore children’s use of new media and the internet, and how parents engage with and mediate their children’s online activities.

Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes -...

We're Better Without Bullying'

19 November 2012

This week, 19th – 23rd November is anti-bullying week and this year's Anti-Bullying Week theme is 'We're Better Without Bullying'

Research released today by the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) to mark the start of the Anti-Bullying Week, highlights how bullying can hold...