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FamiNum, a digital coach for families

  • Awareness
  • 10/01/2020
  • French Safer Internet Centre

After launching a large digital parenting survey during Safer Internet Day 2019, French Safer Internet Centre (SIC) "Internet sans Crainte" ("Internet Without Fear") has created a new dedicated family-centred resource to promote good digital practices at home.

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The transformative power of digitalisation in schools: where to draw the line?

Schools are key environments in which children acquire the necessary skills and competences to navigate throughout the adult world. As such, they carry a heavy responsibility in determining the future of our children. The past few decades have seen a major boom in information and communication technologies, especially with the advent of the internet and wireless devices like smartphones.

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COFACE Families Europe - June newsletter now published

  • Awareness
  • 04/07/2017
  • COFACE Families Europe

COFACE Families Europe has recently published the June 2017 edition of its newsletter.

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COFACE Families Europe - May newsletter now published

  • Awareness
  • 09/06/2017
  • COFACE Families Europe

COFACE Families Europe has recently published the May 2017 edition of its newsletter.

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International Day of Families: celebrating families, education and well-being

15 May marks the annual United Nations International Day of Families. Each year, the day offers an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting them.

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Families on the move 2017: Four political hot topics on the agenda

  • News
  • 12/05/2017
  • COFACE Families Europe

 COFACE Families Europe and two of its Belgian members Gezinsbond and La Ligue des Familles are jointly organising the conference "Families on the move" that will take place today in Brussels from 9 am to 4.30 pm (CET) at the centre of Europe at the Higher Institute for Family Studies-Odisee.

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‘Online Safety in Transition' - Family Online Safety Institute Annual Conference 2016

Cyberbullying, cyber ethics and hate speech, as well as the world of connected toys, good digital parenting and online privacy, were key concepts discussed during the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) Annual Conference, held on 1 December 2016 in Washington DC.

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COFACE - November newsletter now published

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

November has been a busy fact-finding month for COFACE, trying to assess to what extent we are becoming digital families, and gathering evidence to bring policies in line with new digital developments. The ultimate aim being to ensure no families are left out.

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New workers, New consumers: New families?

  • News
  • 07/11/2016
  • COFACE

Digitalisation has been the new buzzword of the past two years with a number of key stakeholders looking at its impact. The tremendous progress of technology over the last 20 years -especially thanks to the Internet-, has already brought about deep transformations in our society; a trend which is bound to continue in the future as a number of relatively "new" developments such as Big Data or Artificial Intelligence will settle in, profoundly affecting 21stcentury families.

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COFACE - September newsletter now published

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

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