Ofcom’s Media Literacy Bulletin (Feb 2010)

Some highlights from the latest bulletin:

  • The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) launched its ‘Click Clever Click Safe’ campaign.  Remember the digital Code ‘Zip It, Block It, Flag It’.
  • Digital Unite launches BeGrand.net site for grandparents
  • Hold an event for Adult Learners’ Week 2010 (15 to 21 May 2010)
  • New Quick Reads e-books launched (a particular favourite of mine)
  • YouTube launches ‘Safety Mode’

Locally:

  • The ‘Bring IT On’ campaign provides greater clarity of the NI IT sector
  • Young People gain more experience of the IT industry at UU Magee campus
  • Microsoft and PSNI roll out online safety programme in primary schools

Diary Date:

  • National Digital Inclusion Conference: Digital Participation – 10 and 11 March
  • In Media We Trust? – 18 March

These are just a few highlights, read the full bulletin on the Ofcom website.

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