For many children today, before they even start school they are already digitally literate. They know how to use a phone, make videos and take photographs. This is to be welcomed given government research has found that 82 per cent of all advertised openings require some level of digital skills. But our new research with schools in the US and France...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Smacking to be banned in Wales

The Welsh Assembly has voted to introduce a smacking ban in Wales. Assembly Members voted 36 to 14 in the national Parliament – the Senedd – in favour of the Welsh Government bill, which sees the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Code of Practice to protect kids’ online privacy

Online service providers in the UK have been told they must meet a set of tough new standards designed to protect children’s privacy. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published its final Age Appropriate Design Code,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Bernard van Leer playground guide now in Spanish

The Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Playground Ideas for 0-3 years is now available in Spanish. This guide shares practical ideas for designing playgrounds that work for children aged 0-3 and their caregivers. It outlines the functions play...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy