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  • Education and the future

    A guide to T Levels: the new qualifications for 16-19s in England

    The two-year technical qualifications are designed to prepare students for work. Here’s what you need to know about them

  • Games, apps and tech
    Health and wellbeing

    Video games to help your child stay active

    Playing games needn’t mean sitting still for hours on end. These eight titles will all get your child moving around

  • Parenting

    Resources to help you talk to your child about racism

    With the news dominated by images of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, children are likely to have questions about what they have seen and heard. Here are some suggestions for how to start the conversation

  • Games, apps and tech

    TikTok: what parents need to know

    Despite only launching in 2018, TikTok has enjoyed a dramatic rise to become one of the most popular social media apps on the planet. Here’s everything parents and carers need to know about it.

  • Games, apps and tech

    Roblox: a parents’ guide

    It's one of the world’s most popular video games, with more than 100 million monthly users – but is Roblox safe for your child? Here's the Parent Info guide to having a safe and enjoyable experience on it

  • Games, apps and tech
    Safety and settings
    Health and wellbeing

    Six fun online activities to boost your child’s digital resilience

    While it's true that things can go wrong online, most children only have positive experiences. Here are some fun online activities your child can enjoy during lockdown which will also help boost their digital resilience

     

  • Games, apps and tech
    Safety and settings

    Screen time: should I be worried?

    Parents have long had questions around how much screen time is too much – but should we be extra concerned during lockdown?

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