Children and Mobile Technology

Course overview

Children and young people are among the most avid users of mobile technologies, which can have a tremendously positive impact on their lives. Like any tool, however, mobile technologies can be used to cause harm, and parents, governments and industry have a role in protecting and supporting children who are connected. This course looks at the issue from several angles, including cultural differences regarding children’s use of mobile devices, child online protection and whether regulation is necessary.

Course objectives

  • Acknowledge the benefits while mitigating risks for children.
  • Learn what is known about children’s use of mobile technologies.
  • Understand the law related to online child sexual exploitation.
  • Understand the role of regulation in child online protection.

On-site: 2 day course

Online: 3 weeks

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