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Topic: Research

11 key readings on children’s data and privacy online

The almost daily news stories on data privacy and data breaches – including those affecting children – raise urgent questions as everyday activities and actions generate data that are recorded, tracked,  collated, analysed and monetised...Read more
|Comment|author: Sonia Livingstone, Mariya Stoilova and Rishita Nandagiri

What does a great teacher look like?

Teachers with a strong belief in their own ability to ‘get the job done’ have the biggest impact on a student’s learning.  It’s well-known that teachers have the biggest influence on student learning over any other...Read more
|Comment|author: Ruth Aston, Professor Janet Clinton, Georgia Dawson and Myra Koelle

Why is school connectedness so important?

If students feel disconnected from school, their learning and even their health can suffer – new research shows how teachers can help.  Most of us have memories of our days at school; usually some good and...Read more
|Comment|author: Dr Terry Bowles, Associate Professor Janet Scull and Daniela Russo
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A six-year study on understanding children’s perspectives

The Foundation of Greater Montréal is funding a six-year action research project that is focused on understanding children’s perspectives. The research will create a better understanding of the relationships between children and their environment over time. This participatory...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

For child research, diversity is key

As the world reacts to the new President’s radical, many say divisive policies on immigration and refugees, this recent blog from leading US nonprofit research organisation, Child Trends is a reminder why a diverse team is so important in...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

Children as active researchers and contributers

The trend of involving children more actively as part of their right to participate introduces new creative child-friendly participatory methods. Youth experts in the Netherlands adapted research methods, which helped the participating children gain new...Read more
|Comment|author: Marketa Vesela