Growing Up Online: Children's online activities, harm and safety in Northern Ireland - an Evidence ReportResearch Report
This mixed-methods research study was funded by the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland and conducted by a team from the Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement at Stranmillis University College, Belfast.
The project set out to undertake an evidence report relating to children’s online activities, harms and safety.
The project aimed, first, to address the emergence, nature and impact of online risks of harm and trends among all groups of children and young people in Northern Ireland, including risk and protective factors, access to support and intervention when issues arise and the implications for safety policy and practice; and, second, to review online safety provision including educational initiatives to safeguard and protect children online.
Download the Executive Summary here.
Download the full report here.