Digital Families – External Resources

Digital Families Research Network

Links to external resources

Parenting for a Digital Future
This blog, from a research team at the London School of Economics Department of Media and Communications, explores the task of parenting for a digital future, both in the UK and internationally. The blog is part of the research project Preparing for a Digital Future

Balance Network
The Balance Network aims to facilitate an interdisciplinary approach to research and practice relating to Work-Life Balance issues within the Digital Economy

Parentzone – making the Internet work for families
Resources for schools and families

The Carnegie Trust UK is working with four innovative projects that are addressing and testing solutions to digital inclusion challenges facing vulnerable young people aged 12-25.

Centre for Research in Digital Education
Based at the Moray House School of Education, The University of Edinburgh


5Rights takes the existing rights of children and young people (under 18), and articulates them for the digital world. Signatories to the 5Rights framework believe that young people should be supported to access digital technologies creatively, knowledgeably and fearlessly.

YoungScot resources on Digital Rights

SPIRTO project (Self-produced images – Risk-Taking online)
This project finished in 2015 but the resources remain available.

Resources from CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre)

Learn My Way

Free courses on using the internet, browsing the web, sending an email and finding work online

Young Digital

Resources from a CRFR project about developing online tools to carry out research with children and young people (Digital Methods)

Aye Mind

Digital for Youth Wellbeing by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and partners

Kids N Clicks

Kids N Clicks provides parents with the latest digital parenting news and trends. Kids N Clicks reaches over 100 thousand viewers and help parents through its online community where parents can ask any questions they have with regards to their child’s digital media use. 

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