NEWS

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COFACE-Families Europe – January 2019 newsletter now published

COFACE-Families Europe has recently published the January 2019 edition of its newsletter.

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Code Week 2018 is here!

Participate with your students from 6-21 October 2018 and add some extra engagement and fun to your lessons.

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Roundtable meets to discuss the GDPR

On Friday, 23 June 2017, legislators, Data Protection Authorities (DPAs), industry, education stakeholders and civil society representatives from across Europe met in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with a particular focus on its implications for children's rights.

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Roundtable on the GDPR and children's rights

From May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in EU Member States. The GDPR aims to strengthen, simplify and harmonise data protection regimes across Europe, giving individuals control over how their data are processed. It explicitly acknowledges that children merit specific protection.

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EU Code Week

The fourth edition of EU Code Week is fast approaching, taking on the challenge of teaching European citizens how to code. 

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Copyright reform: Unlocking copyright for users?

  • News
  • 16/09/2016
  • BIK team

Looking at the current European agenda, copyright has become one of the prevailing trending topics especially due to its multiple associations with other action lines of the Digital Single Market strategy.  

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New study on cyberbullying among young people

  • Research
  • 15/09/2016
  • European Parliament

The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has recently published a study titled ‘Cyberbullying among young people'. The study provides an overview of the extent, scope and forms of cyberbullying in the EU, taking into account the age and gender of victims and perpetrators as well as the medium used.

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Media literacy in audiovisual media services

  • News
  • 14/03/2016
  • BIK team

In a converging media world where children and young people have increasing access to digital devices – from videos on demand to connected TVs – media literacy has grown to be an intrinsic requirement for all audiovisual media users.

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