Websites

Childnet

Childnet´s mission is to work with organisations around the world to help make the Internet a safer place for children.
They work directly with children and young people of between 3 and 18 years old, as well as parents, carers, teachers and education professionals, to learn about their online experiences and their digital habits.

Theme: 
Online safety and resources
Language: 
English

Safe, Smart and Social

Safe, Smart and Social is a group that trains parents and teenagers in the intelligent and responsible use of social media. For training purposes, the videos with resources that Josh offers could be the best option, as they deal with new applications and how to use them, advice for parents on monitoring of their children, etc. You may not agree with all of the opinions expressed here, but it is still quite inspirational for anyone wanting to help young people become digitally responsible and mature.

Theme: 
Training of teenagers in ICT use
Language: 
English

Safe Social Media

The results of the European Research Project, sponsored by the Daphne 3 programme and organised by the entities InterMedia Social Innovation, CECE and Davide.it, can be found on this website. This includes the results and experiences gathered after surveying more than 6000 students from 50 schools in Spain and Italy. It contains a downloadable database of more than 400 articles and best practices.

Theme: 
Lifestyles research
Language: 
English, Spanish and Italian

Fight the new drug

An American movement against Internet pornography has developed the "Fight the new drug" project which highlights the harmful efforts of pornography, both on an emotional and biological level.

They offer a lot of materials for the debate about the damaging effects of pornography consumption, in the form of videos, presentations, graphics, etc.

Besides providing the online material, they also dedicate themselves to educating young people and parents in order to make wider society aware of the advantages of living in a world without pornography.

They never use explicit materials while discussing the theme of pornography.

Theme: 
Pornography
Language: 
English

Common Sense Media

A website with catalogues of classifications of videogames, films, television programmes, apps, etc.

It is intended for parents who need advice about what products to buy for their children and what ones not to. As well as providing the particular opinion of Common Sense Media, it allows users (parents or children) to vote on the quality and the recommended age of the different products.

They publish interesting articles and reviews periodically.A useful and trusted website for parents and teachers that want to have more information about ICT use.We also recommend downloading the Common Sense Media app.

Theme: 
Content classification
Language: 
English and Spanish

EUKids online

European research into the higher levels of Internet use among children in the EU today. Led by the London School of Economics, it manages a database of thousands of young people in 25 European countries. The study is based on more than 1500 documents that are updated periodically. In the area of social research, it is one of the most renowned projects, including outside of Europe.

Theme: 
Lifestyles research
Language: 
English

Family and Media

Family and Media is an international research group that studies the family in the area of social communication from two perspectives: how the family is represented in the media (entertainment and communication) and also how family associations communicate their message and contribute to creating a setting for families in the public space.

Theme: 
Families and different media
Language: 
English, Spanish and Italian

Net Children Go Mobile

This project aims to study the influence of new technologies on the lives of children and their consequences for the online experiences of young people.

Theme: 
Lifestyles research
Language: 
English