The latest findings from our research, including research reports, press releases, focus groups and academic papers.
Consultation Response: AGE APPROPRIATE DESIGN CODE
The Information Commissioners Office has asked for evidence and views on the Age Appropriate Design Code. This code will provide guidance on how online companies should design their services if they’re likely to be accessed by children.
Blog: THE SUPERCELL YOUTH BOARD IN HELSINKI: A DIARY
The Easter Holidays saw the Supercell Youth Board fly over to Helsinki for a very special few days spent feeding into Supercell’s online safety strategy at their Helsinki HQ. Hannah K, a Supercell Youth Board member, shares her diary from the trip with us.
Consultation Response: IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND SCREEN-USE ON YOUNG PEOPLE’S HEALTH
The government has launched an inquiry into the effects of social media and screen-use on young people’s physical and mental wellbeing. The Diana Award has responded to share our feedback.
Consultation Response: YOUNG PEOPLE'S MENTAL HEALTH
In December 2017 the government set out its plans to transform children and young people’s mental health provision. We spoke to our National Anti-Bullying Youth Board, a group of young people who represent Anti-Bullying Ambassadors across the UK and Ireland, and shared our response to the proposals.
Consultation Response: KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN EDUCATION
The Department for Education is proposing revisions to the statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) and is consulting on this.
Blog: A VALENTINE'S DAY FOR POSITIVITY
For February, the Youth Board conducted an activity on Valentine’s Day that was designed to be inclusive for all students and staff and promote kindness for all.
Consultation Response: CHANGES TO THE TEACHING OF SEX AND RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION AND PSHE
The Department for Education is exploring the current provision of PSHE and SRE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic education and Sex and Relationship Education) lessons in schools and how these subjects can be improved to adequately equip young people for life in the modern world.
Interview: WITH DR LINDA PAPADOPOULOS - CROWDSOURCING IDENTITY
The Diana Award asked young people from our National Anti-Bullying Youth Board to list their top questions about the online world. We posed these to psychologist and author Dr Linda Papadopoulos to get her advice.