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“With Great Power Comes…..
                          Great Responsibility !”
                         Risks and responsibi...
Handheld Learning 2007   © Childnet International 2006
Tim Berners-Lee ‘Weaving the Web’ 1999
      quot;The web is more a social
      creation than a technical one.
      I de...
Why is this important ?

  THE OFFLINE WORLD IS THE CHILD’S WORLD !
                                   ANONYMITY
         ...
WHAT STARTS OFFLINE MOVES ONLINE (+ visa versa)


                                     CONVERGED
                         ...
CHANGING USE (ESP FOR YP)




                WEB v 1                                 WEB v 2


        Downloading       ...
It’s coming up the agenda for schools

 1) Every Child Matters: ONLINE TOO!
     – Be healthy                   From maltr...
The dangers to children

           Commerce           Content           Contact


            Invasion of      Inaccurate...
Cyberbullying

   What we know about cyberbullying

                         • It ruins lives of children (and adults!)
  ...
Cyberbullying

   How is it different from other forms of bullying ?


• Change of roles - Bully may be weak, victim stron...
Cyberbullying

   How does this all feel ?


                              'Let's Fight it Together'
                     ...
A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY



      Users                Parents &
                           Teachers




     Industry     ...
What Can Industry do ?

• Recognise the very real risk and issues affecting young users
• Make reporting easier
• Educate ...
SUPPLIERS MUST DO MORE TO REMIND USERS
   OF THE RESPONSIBLE USE ISSUES




Handheld Learning 2007                  © Chil...
Ultimately this is about moral leadership !




                           “What would
                           Gandhi h...
THANK YOU !




                         www.childnet.com




                           stephen@childnet.com

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  1. 1. “With Great Power Comes….. Great Responsibility !” Risks and responsibilities in a hand-held world! Stephen Carrick-Davies Childnet International Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  2. 2. Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  3. 3. Tim Berners-Lee ‘Weaving the Web’ 1999 quot;The web is more a social creation than a technical one. I designed it for social effect - to help people work together - and not as a technical toy…. The ultimate goal of the web is to support and improve our web like existence in the world...... We have to ensure that the society we build with the web is the sort we intend.” Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  4. 4. Why is this important ? THE OFFLINE WORLD IS THE CHILD’S WORLD ! ANONYMITY ALWAYS ON ACCESS THE WORLD “If you took away ADDICTIVE my mobile phone ACTIVE NOT PASSIVE you would take MEDIUM away a part of me” AMPLIFIER AWAY FROM ACCEPTANCE - (gives children SUPERVISION IDENTITY & a voice) STATUS Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  5. 5. WHAT STARTS OFFLINE MOVES ONLINE (+ visa versa) CONVERGED MEDIA CONTENT CUSTOMISATION CREATION & CREATIVITY COLLABORATION & COMMUNITY 188m profiles on MY SPACE alone (320,000 new profiles a day) Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  6. 6. CHANGING USE (ESP FOR YP) WEB v 1 WEB v 2 Downloading + Uploading Consuming + Creating “Corporate” + Personal Separate media + Converged media Static + Truly interactive “Perpetual beta Generation” Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  7. 7. It’s coming up the agenda for schools 1) Every Child Matters: ONLINE TOO! – Be healthy From maltreatment, neglect, violence – Stay safe and sexual exploitation – Enjoy and achieve From accidental injury and death – Make a positive contribution From bullying and discrimination – Achieve economic well-being From crime and anti-social behaviour in and out of school Have security, stability and are cared for 2) Safeguarding Children in Education – Sept 2004 3) Working Together to Safeguard Children (11.58-11.62) with schools have a duty of care - both inside and outside school 4) OFSTED – Increasingly inspecting safeguarding (including ICT). 4b the extent to which learners adopt safe and responsible practices in using new technologies, including the Internet. 5) Education & Inspections Act (2006) Headteachers must introduce measures to prevent all forms of bullying among pupils. Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  8. 8. The dangers to children Commerce Content Contact Invasion of Inaccurate Unwanted privacy contact Extreme views & Blur between Pornography Cyberbullying advertising & information Self-created Paedophiles Personal – away from supervision Portable - always on and reachable Private – away from accountability? Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  9. 9. Cyberbullying What we know about cyberbullying • It ruins lives of children (and adults!) • 22% of young people reported being the target of cyberbullying * • It appears to be a growing issue of concern • This is a whole-school community issue • We need strategies to prevent • We need strategies to respond • We all have a shared responsibility - including industry and providers * SOURCE: Anti- Bullying Alliance research 2007 Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  10. 10. Cyberbullying How is it different from other forms of bullying ? • Change of roles - Bully may be weak, victim strong! • Lack of closure (online forever) • Perception of anonymity, saying things you wouldn’t say face to face • 24/7 contact – no escape even at home • Bystander effect -others can quickly become involved • Don’t necessarily see the affect –lack of empathy • BUT…. it leaves a trail ! Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  11. 11. Cyberbullying How does this all feel ? 'Let's Fight it Together' Cyberbullying film Play Film Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  12. 12. A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY Users Parents & Teachers Industry Govt. Legal/police Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  13. 13. What Can Industry do ? • Recognise the very real risk and issues affecting young users • Make reporting easier • Educate YP on the platforms (accessible, timely, positive!) • Do all you can to recognise YP’s leadership as part of the education • Build “better by design” into your services • Review what you can do with technical filtering and monitoring tools • Support teachers with “hands on” experience of new applications • Support schools in updating anti-bullying policies • Support parents and ensure that AUPs refer to zero tolerance to cyberbullying Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  14. 14. SUPPLIERS MUST DO MORE TO REMIND USERS OF THE RESPONSIBLE USE ISSUES Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  15. 15. Ultimately this is about moral leadership ! “What would Gandhi have done if he had had a MYSPACE account ? Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006
  16. 16. THANK YOU ! www.childnet.com stephen@childnet.com Handheld Learning 2007 © Childnet International 2006

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