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Brief presentation about Nominet Trust's interest in Web Safe


  • 1. Positive Approaches to Digital Safety
    Dan Sutch
    Head of Development Research

2. Investingin, and supporting 3 broad areas
Getting people online
Staying safe online
Use of the internet for social good
3. @dansutch
Next Call for Proposals:
Applicationdeadline: Monday 14th March (eligibility form beginning of March)
4. Range of Approaches to Digital Safety
7. UKCCIS research highlights
Only 2% of children (8-15) say they are not confident in keeping themselves safe online
17% would give out their home address (12-15s)
52% would give out their email address (12-15s)
29% would give out their phone number (12-15s) - interim key findings for Childrens Internet Safety
8. Positive Approaches to Digital Safety
...there is extensive theory, conceptual development and policy on digital literacy and digital participation, yet little evidence about how this can be translated into practice.
Hague , C and Williamson, B. (2009) Digital participation, digital literacy and school subjects; a review of the policies, literature and evidence. Futurelab
9. 10. 11. Safe, effective and appropriate uses of the Internet
We are seeking to improve understanding of how to increase web access and safety, as well as how the Internet can be used to enhance peoples lives
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