Articles from Nominet UK

Young people call for policy on limiting access to smartphones

BRITAIN’S YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE THEIR SAY ON OUR DIGITAL FUTURE: WE BELIEVE IN TECHNOLOGY AND ARE OPEN TO MONITORING AND RESTRICTIONS AS RISKS AND HARMS ARE GROWING

Scouts launch Digital Citizen badge to equip young people with the tools they need to thrive in the online world and in the world of work

Nominet, the profit with a purpose company operating at the heart of the internet infrastructure, is helping the Scouts develop a new curriculum for its Digital Citizen badge to better equip young people, who have grown up in a society that is digital by default, with the tools they need to thrive both offline and online.  As sponsor of the Digital Citizen badge, Nominet will provide £170,000 over three years for the review, development and delivery of the updated badge which more than 474,000 youth Members will be able to achieve.

Cure or Curse? The Power of Digital Over Young Peoples’ #MentalHealth

The NHS has labelled the issue of addressing mental health among young people as ‘in crisis’, as the support available fails to keep pace with the alarming increase in demand for it.

It Takes Time To Change Perceptions, But #Apprenticeships Are Opening Doors In Cyber Security

Dip into cyber security, see if you like it I started the cyber security apprenticeship with Nominet straight from school, back in October 2018. Someone from NCSC had come into speak to us about cyber security apprenticeships, which was not something I’d really considered before but sounded like just what I wanted.

One-in-seven Gen Z-ers say social media negatively affects their health

Majority of teachers (72%) think children should be taught social media etiquette & ethics, but only a third of schools do so