The purpose of this research was to ensure an evidence base for the design of education about relationships for children and young people (CYP), highlighting the positive influence that well structured Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) programmes can have and to ultimately investigate ‘what works well’
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The root cause? A lack of eye contact, facial expressions, human touch and even voice intonations, said Kaitlynn Mendes, an associate professor in sociology at Western University.
The company’s hostility to academic scrutiny limits our ability to understand how the platform amplifies political falsehoods
"We're not saying that fewer happy people use more social media.
"We're saying that the connection is not getting stronger."
And this was a warning to regulators and lawmakers focusing on commonly held beliefs about the harmful effects of technology on young people's mental health.
The Cybersurvey – carried out by Youthworks in partnership with Internet Matters – is the largest and most robust survey of its kind in the UK, with nearly 15,000 children aged 11-17 taking part across 82 schools across the country. In the latest report, it draws out key themes from what young people tell us about their online lives.
This report provides evidence on media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15, as well as about the media access and use of young children aged 3-4.
It also includes findings on parents’ views about their children’s media use, and how they monitor and limit it.