77: Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes - Parental Mediation

Ofcom (February 2015) 
A summary of the results of the Ofcom’s Children’s Media Literacy Tracker, a large-scale quantitative survey based on in-home interviews with children aged 5-15 and their parents/carers (N = 1689 conducted from April-June 2013). In 2013, this survey was also conducted with parents of children aged 3-4 (N = 685). This Research Highlight presents the results from the report which relate to the analysis of data on parental mediation.

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.

66: What do 17,000 children in London tell us about online safety? The London Esafety Report

3BM and London Grid for Learning (March 2014) 
A summary of the main findings and messages from the London Esafety Report. This large scale quantitative survey of school children in Years 3-9 was designed by the London E-safety Board. All schools across London were sent information about the survey as part of a global communications from the CEO of the London Grid. This targeted head teachers and named contacts within schools in 2013, inviting them to get their classes to complete either in school or at home. Locally, it was also promoted in many Local Authorities. 17,000 responses were deemed useful or complete and used as the basis of the report.

57: Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes - Online Concerns and Mediation Report

Ofcom (Oct 2013) 
A summary of the results of the Ofcom’s Children’s Media Literacy Tracker, a large-scale quantitative survey based on in-home interviews with children aged 5-15 and their parents/carers (N = 1689 conducted from April-June 2013). In 2013, this survey was also conducted with parents of children aged 3-4 (N = 685).

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. 

45: FOSI Research: The Online Generation Gap – Contrasting Attitudes and Behaviours of Parents and Teens

The Family Online Safety Institute (Nov 2012)
A summary of the results of a study based on two nationwide online surveys in the U.S., the first involving 511 13-17 year-olds who used the internet at least occasionally, and the second of 500 parents of 13–17 year-olds who accessed the internet. 

41: Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes - Focus on Parental Controls

Ofcom (Oct 2012)
A summary of Ofcom’s research on parental controls. This includes the results of Ofcom’s Children’s Media Literacy Tracker, a large-scale quantitative survey based on in-home interviews with children aged 5-15 and their parents/carers (N = 1717 conducted from March to April 2011). It also presents the results of qualitative research conducted during July 2012 with parents of children aged 5-15. This included a series of extended in-home family interviews, some of which included children, as well as group discussions with parents. A total of 85 parents and 10 children took part in the qualitative research.

26: Children and parents media use and attitudes: Ofcom's children's media literacy tracker 2011

Ofcom (Oct 2011) 
A large scale quantitative study of media use and attitudes in children, young people and their parents.

09: Benchmarking of parental control tools for the online protection of children, SIP-Bench II

EC Safer Internet Programme (Jan 2011)
A large scale quantitative review of various parental control tools for children’s online protection, revealing their effectiveness and limitations.

07: EU Kids Online II – European findings on risks and safety for children on the internet

EU Kids Online and London School of Economics (Jan 2010)
A large scale quantitative survey of children’s use of the internet, highlighting issues of risks, safety, and parental mediation.