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Most parents worry their children are harming their future job prospects by over-sharing online
Over half of parents fear their children are ruining their reputations and future career prospects through the content they’re posting online, according to new research.
A survey of 1,500 UK parents, conducted by AgeChecked, found that 58% are concerned their children may share content that would embarrass them in the future, such as when they apply for jobs.
BenQ UK, the internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle devices, will showcase its latest interactive classroom collaboration solutions at BETT 2018 (24th – 27th January 2018) at the ExCeL London on Stand: B180.
Reassuringly, despite what was said a few years ago when children's publishers were beginning nervously to address the prospect of a digital revolution, books have taken on a newfound novelty for young readers, offering a tactile respite from the screens through which many of us now lead our lives. Nevertheless, the advent of digital should be seen as a fantastic opportunity to reach out to both target audiences and reluctant readers who might otherwise slip through the cracks.
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Education, supported by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), has launched an inquiry to examine how well our schools are preparing young people for their future, with a particular focus on their readiness for the workforce.
Supporting students, schools, colleges and businesses to realise their potential
In support of the Mayor of London’s £5m investment programme in advancing young Londoners’ digital skills, the London Enterprise Panel (LEP) has today announced MOBILIZE:LDN. MOBILIZE:LDN is a series of five Digital Career Roadshow events in the tech hotspots of London, bringing together 15,000 young people with 1,000 tech employers. The first event is at Camden Roundhouse, London, 23 February.
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