This topic has 2 main areas:
For information about young people and the media, see the Media topic.
Read two reports published by the new Cooperative Research Centre for Young People, Technology and Wellbeing (YAW-CRC) that emphasise the benefits of SNS: www.interactivemediarelease.com/ogilvy/yawcrc
Read the report Teenagers, legal risks and social networking sites, published by Monash University, that looks at the legal pitfalls young people may face when using SNS: www.apo.org.au/research/teenagers-legal-risks-and-social-networking-sites
Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety
This UNICEF report shows that 2.6 million children have sunk below the poverty line in the world’s most affluent countries since 2008, bringing the total number of children in the developed world living in poverty to an estimated 76.5 million. Original article
The ‘Life of a Professional’ survey by online professional network LinkedIn found that the size of the pay cheque was one of the main things keeping young people at the same workplace for more than two years. Original article
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg has been appointed to work with the CRC’s Youth Brains Trust and researchers to develop the Young and Well CRC’s Digital Education program for young people. Original story