“We had no idea.” An interview with Thomas Keith about his new documentary, Bullied.

2022-05-06T12:09:57+00:00May 6th, 2022|

When parents and teachers first learn that a child is being bullied, it can sometimes be too late. Nicholas Carlisle talks with filmmaker, father and former victim of bullying, Dr Thomas Keith, about his award winning film Bullied. Shining a [...]

Internet addiction and gaming disorders. Are these really a thing?

2021-11-04T09:56:54+00:00November 2nd, 2021|

Since the invention of online gaming, there have been concerns that video games were destroying the mental health of a generation. The WHO’s decision in 2018 to include Gaming Disorder in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) has reignited fears [...]

Guiding children’s first steps online – recent findings from the Council of Europe

2021-04-23T09:25:00+00:00March 24th, 2021|

From the very first steps children take online, they enter a vast, unregulated space frequented by people of all ilks and ages, where opportunities abound but dangers also lurk. Nowadays, especially since the Covid health crisis distanced families and pushed [...]

UNESCO launches International Day against Bullying and Cyberbullying

2020-11-02T14:41:33+00:00November 2nd, 2020|

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion.” So wrote Nelson Mandela in his Long Walk to Freedom. However the newborn’s innate innocence is too easily corroded by the world [...]

Online civility increases under lockdown – at least in some parts of the world

2020-07-16T12:31:10+00:00July 16th, 2020|

By Jacqueline Beauchere, Global Digital Safety Advocate, Microsoft Teens and adults in the Asia-Pacific region reported an uptick in online civility during the COVID-19 global pandemic, results from a new Microsoft research study show. Meanwhile, respondents in Latin America said [...]