[RESEARCH REPORT] Connected Kids by @Childwise

I used some the Childwise data quite extensively in my research for Raising Children in a Digital Age, so keen to read this report once I get a chance: Our latest Special Report - Connected Kids, highlights the progressions of the last 20 years, using past data to make predictions of how children will interact with technology in the future. See this news story from March when it was first released, which includes: .... the report found…

[Comment Piece] Youth, Social Media and the Election #GE2015

Russell Brand’s trailer for an interview with Ed Milliband on The Trews is nearing 250,000 views, and a large number of commenters on his site are applauding Milliband for being prepared to engage with the tough questions - and the disillusioned voters. Russell Brand, famously, has never voted, and urges his followers not to bother on Election Day, as he doesn’t believe that voting makes a difference. Statistics show that 18-24 year olds do have…

[RESEARCH] Who is Generation Next?

The National Children's Bureau has just published the following report: Who is Generation Next? An excerpt from the Foreword: These 11 to 16 year-olds, growing up in the context of significant economic challenges and with the proliferation of new technology, share some of the concerns of their parents’ generation. Across the generations, crime, activities for young people and street cleanliness are identified as local priorities. However, they have their own challenges too. They are anxious about getting…
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