104: Global Kids Online: Research Synthesis 2015-2016

Global Kids Online (Nov 2016)

This report presents the results of qualitative and quantitative research which sampled internet-using children aged 9-17 in the Philippines, Serbia and South Africa, and internet-using children aged 13-17 in Argentina. Surveys were conducted with both parents and children in the same household. The child sample sizes from the quantitative data collection were: Argentina (N=1,106), Serbia (N=197), South Africa (N=913) and the Philippines (N=121). Three out of four countries (Philippines, Serbia and South Africa) also conducted interviews with parents.

82: Net Children Go Mobile: European Qualitative Research Results

Net Children Go Mobile (July 2015)
A summary of a large scale European qualitative study of the perceptions and perspectives of children, parents, teachers and others working with young people regarding the adoption, use, opportunities and risks associated with use of smartphones and tablets. Data were collected in nine European countries (e.g., Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, UK). 55 focus groups (N = 219) and 107 interviews (N = 108) were conducted with children aged 9-16, and 40 focus groups (N = 180) and 44 interviews (N = 50) were conducted with adults across the nine countries. Children were recruited through at least 3 different schools and youth centres, and adults through schools, parent / teacher organisations etc. Data collection occurred between January and September 2014.

81: Young Children (0-8) and Digital Technology: A Qualitative Exploratory Study Across Seven Countries

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (June 2015) 
A summary of a European pilot study undertaken across 7 countries. 70 focus groups were undertaken with children aged 6-7, their siblings and parents about their use of the internet and related technologies. Data were collected between September and mid October 2014. 

80: EU Kids Online: The Meaning of Online Problematic Situations for Children

EU Kids Online (June 2015) 
A summary of a report presenting the results of a large scale European study which used interviews and focus groups with children aged 9–16 (N = 378) in 9 European countries to examine the meaning of problematic online experiences. Schools and youth centres were used to recruit children for 56 focus groups and 114 interviews between February and September 2013.

79: EU Kids Online: Developing Social Media Literacy

EU Kids Online (June 2015) 
A summary of a report presenting the results of a large scale European study which used interviews and focus groups with children aged 9–16 (N = 378) in 9 European countries to examine social media literacy. Schools and youth centres were used to recruit children for 56 focus groups and 114 interviews between February and September 2013.

71: Net Children Go Mobile: The UK Report

Net Children Go Mobile and EU Kids Online (July 2014) 
A summary of the results of the UK (N = 516) collected as part of the Net Children Go Mobile in-home survey among 3,500 9-16 year-old internet users in Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Portugal, and the UK, using a stratified random sample and self-completion methods.

70: Net Children Go Mobile: Risks and Opportunities

Net Children Go Mobile (May 2014) 
A summary of the results of the Net Children Go Mobile in-home survey conducted among 3,500 9-16 year-old internet users in Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Portugal, and the UK, using a stratified random sample and self-completion methods.

56: Country Classification - Opportunities, Risks, Harm and Parental Mediation

EU Kids Online and LSE (Sept 2013) 
A summary of a report which updates and deepens understanding of cross-national differences among the countries surveyed in the EU Kids Online Project. It examines the range and type of online opportunities, risks and harm experienced by the children in each country. It also takes into account the ways in which parents mediate or regulate their children’s internet use in each country. 

55: Zero to Eight Report - Very young children and their internet use

EU Kids Online and LSE (Sept 2013)
A summary of the key findings of a report by EU Kids Online on the currently available literature on internet use by very young children (aged 0-8 years). It is based on a review of their European Evidence Database which collates other research on European children’s online activities, risks and safety. The report reviews this growing literature to draw together what is already known, or not known, regarding the online experiences of children under nine years old.

49: EU Kids Online - In their own words: What bothers children online?

EU Kids Online and LSE (Feb 2013) 
A summary of the results of the analysis of 9,636 responses to the open-ended question: “What things on the internet would bother people about your age?” asked by the EU Kids Online questionnaire. This large-scale quantitative survey was administered face-to-face at home to a random stratified sample of 25,142 children aged 9-16 who use the internet, plus one of their parents, during Spring/Summer 2010 in 25 European countries.