• Google offers free coding lessons for UK children this summer

    Google offers free coding lessons for UK children this summer

    Children between the ages of five and 12 can take part in a series of classes this summer run by tech giant Google. Six different classes will explore digital skills, including coding, music making, and creating quizzes. Tools will include virtual reality headsets and MaKey-MaKey circuit board kits. The lessons aim to demystify the process
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  • Australia moves to crack down cyber bullying involving children

    Australia moves to crack down cyber bullying involving children

    The Australian government plans to crack down on online bullying that targets children with new legislation aimed at social media sites. Introduced by Parliamentary Secretary for Communications Paul Fletcher, the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 aims to protect the 20 per cent of children between the ages of eight and 17 who have
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  • Most parents don’t supervise their kids’ internet access

    Most parents don’t supervise their kids’ internet access

    Thanks to the internet and social media, children are now enjoying things that the previous generations were only allowed to do at a much later age, according to research by security firm BullGuard.