Is the Nintendo Switch the perfect family games console?

By Andy Robertson on

Planning to buy the latest Nintendo games console - Nintendo Switch? If so, family games expert Andy Robertson shares all you need to know about the next big thing in the world of gaming. The Nintendo Switch was released globally at the start of March and initial sales reports indicate that it will be one … Continued

Insight on new digital literacy report & impacts on the curriculum

By John Carr on

E-safety expert John Carr reflects on the House of Lords Communications Committee report 'Growing up with the internet' and highlights the importance of making the internet a safer place for children. Thoughts on the report “Growing up on the Internet” was published earlier this week by the House of Lords Communications Committee. The Committee Chair … Continued

How do you rate age ratings on apps?

By John Carr on

A simple enough question? Have a closer look. David Wright, UKSIC Director, and e-safety expert John Carr discuss the importance of making ratings clear to keep children safe on apps. Age ratings on films, games and more Most people are familiar with age ratings for films. That’s not surprising.  In the UK they have been … Continued

What parents need to know about ‘digital self-harm’

By Dr. Linda Papadopoulos on

Dr Linda offers advice on how digital platforms are now being used by teens as to self-harm ‘digitally’ and what parents can do to support their children through it. It is estimated that about 1 in 10 people self-harm (source: Royal College of Psychiatrists) but this is probably an underestimation as many people do not … Continued