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"Online-Jugendschutz – geht’s noch?” [Online Protection of Minors – Can You Believe It?] symposium of the Hans-Bredow-Institut, the Media Authority Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein and the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce on 25 May 2011.
How do children and adolescents in Europe use the Internet; which risks do they encounter and how do they handle them? The project EU Kids Online has been dealing with these questions since 2006.
In the digital sphere, children and young people establish relationships towards real life, fictitious and artificial media figures. This entails risks. The project examines to what extent the German regulation on the protection of minors from harmful media contents is still suitable to protect a fr...
In order to find out what has to be considered for future developments of youth media protection, children and young people, parents and pedagogues were asked for their individual perspectives.
The time when the child is given his/her own smartphone, a lot changes in the communication and everyday life of the family. In his thesis, Marcel Rechlitz examines what this means for parental media education.
Children and parents consider digital audio pens, like Tiptoi or TING, as toys rather than educational tools. The pens lose their meaning as soon as children learn how to read. Marcel Rechlitz and Claudia Lampert examined the potential of digital audio pens for the reading and language development o...
In this contribution, Dr. Claudia Lampert and Marcel Rechlitz introduce the approach of communicative figurations as an analytical framework for researching transformed socialisation processes. The article has been published in Bewegungen: Beiträge zum 26. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft f&...
On 11 February 2020, the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) submitted a draft of a second law amending the Youth Protection Act (JuSchG). Dr. Stephan Dreyer and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz the current hearing of associations as an opportunity to comment on t...
In the volume Medienerziehung in der digitalen Welt. Grundlagen und Konzepte für Familie, Kita, Schule und Soziale Arbeit [Media Education in the Digital World. Foundations and Concepts for Family, Kita, School and Social Work], Dr. Stephan Dreyer writes about media education from a constitutio...
Youth protection programmes as a form of technical protection of minors from harmful media have not really made it into the minds and hearts of parents, educational specialists and media providers. Once celebrated as an achievement of the Interstate Treaty on the Protection of Minors in the Media (J...
His objective has the protection of minors from harmful media clearly in sight: to enable children and young people to grow up safely with media. Risks and dangers in media relations should be kept away from them. But creating laws for it is anything but easy. Who regulates what in the protection of...
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