Dr Barbie Clarke co-wrote the literature review with colleagues at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge: Professor Colleen McLaughlin, Dr Carol Holliday and Sonia Illie. The report, which considers the importance of therapeutic support for children and young people, reviewed 517 papers. ‘Research on counselling and psychotherapy with children and young people’ Report
FK&Y is working with Honywood School, Coggeshall, Essex to train 32 young people from Years 7,8,9 and 10 in research methodology. A workshop was held at the school at which young people designed a questionnaire, and learnt ways in which to run a focus group. We look forward to working with our Honywood Researchers for the rest of this term.
FK&Y joined many of the Tablets for Schools sponsors at Greenford High School, Ealing. We were taken around the school by Year 7’s who told us what they liked most about using one-to-one devices at school and at home.
FK&Y hosted a Dinosaur Summit at our offices in Marylebone. An eclectic mix of experts from Random House, The Natural History Museum, Immediate Media, Early Years academics, and Digital and multi-platform experts joined us to discuss all things Dinosaur. It was enlightening and fun.
Barbie Clarke spoke at the Naace Conference to a large audience of school leadership, local authorities and advisors about research carried out the FK&Y on one-to-one tablet devices in schools. The talk can be seen here
Family Kids & Youth’s Barbie Clarke discussed children’s safe use of social networking sites on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour on Tuesday 5 February which was Safer Internet Day. Organised by 70 countries, Safer Internet Day aims to raise awareness of the challenges faced to ensure children are protected online. Safer Internet Day
FK&Y’s Tablets for Schools full report can be downloaded from the Tablets for Schools website at Tablets for Schools
at the MRS Kids and Youth Conference – Siv will talk about findings from a UK nationally representative survey carried out with parents, children and teachers. Digital Kids and Youth Research
Participation v Protection: Defining the boundaries of research with children. Barbie Clarke, Richard Ellwood Director of Brand and Marketing Research, Disney Channels and Agnes Nairn, Professor of Marketing at EM Lyon Business School join debate with Barry Ryan, Director of the MRS Policy Unit. MRS Members Evening
Speakers from Carphone Warehouse, TOTP Magazine, CBBC, Morrisons, Brook, Soreen, Immediate Media, Complete Control, The Walt Disney Company, Egmont Publishing – MRS