EU Kids Online
The Digital Childhoods project is affiliated to EU Kids Online, the multi-national thematic network funded under the European Commission Safer Internet Programme. The project aims to stimulate and coordinate investigation into the use of new media by children. It employs qualitative and quantitative methods to map European children's and parents' changing experience of the internet, focusing on uses, activities, risks and safety. It also sustains an active dialogue with national and European policy stakeholders.
The project is led in lreland by Brian O'Neill and by Simon Grehan, National Centre for Technology in Education. Brian O'Neill is a member of the management group for the project and leads the work package on policy.
UNICEF – Child Rights and Journalism Practice Syllabus
Researchers in DIT lead a unique project in collaboration with UNICEF. The Child Rights Syllabus project aims to embed children's rights in journalism education across the CEE/CIS. Universities in Turkey, Georgia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan are participating.
Webwise is the national internet safety portal coordinated by the National Centre for Technology and Education
Office of Internet Safety is an Executive Office of the Department of Justice and Equality and was established by the Government to take a lead responsibility for internet safety in Ireland, particularly as it relates to children.