Monday, 28 September 2015

Malaysian Press Interview - 21st September 2015


With the Malaysian Press discussing how parents can better support their children to develop the skills needed to be resilient, positive and safe online. See:http://tinyurl.com/pjsslks

Monday, 20 July 2015

Thursday, 2 July 2015

On ITV Wales discussing Balanced Use of ICT #GadgetFreeDay



Carl Edwards from ITV Wales discusses Internet Addiction and Balanced use of ICT with Dr Sangeet Bhullar from WISE KIDS and Professor Phil Reed from Swansea University. See:
http://www.itv.com/news/wales/2015-06... for more information.

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Sangeet was delighted to speak on an International Panel session at the International Cyberbullying Summit, which was held over 2 days on the 7th and 9th of May, in Limerick, and at Facebook’s headquarters in Dublin respectively. This summit was organised by Parry Aftab, a leading lawyer from the US and pioneer in online safety, as well as founder of Wired Safety. The event featured high profile speakers such as Carol Todd (mother of Amanda Todd), Barbara Coloroso and Bill Shillings. The event also featured industry speakers from Google, Facebook, Ask.fm. Most importantly, it involved more than 200 young people from schools in Ireland, who were closely involved in all the activities, and who were simply amazing. The event was sponsored by Facebook and Google.

 

 

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Youth Forum and Regional Conference on Child Online Protection

23rd March 2015- Children for a Better Digital World Forum, and 24th and 25th of March - Regional Conference on Child Online Protection, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Sangeet Bhullar from WISE KIDS; Kate Pawelczyk from Voices of Youth, UNICEF; Sandra Cortesi from Youth & Media, Harvard Berkman Centre for Internet & Society and Amanda Third from University of Western Sydney co-facilitated a Youth Forum workshop with a group of young people from Malaysia entitled - 'Children for a Better Digital World'.

The aim of the youth forum was to work with a group of young people in Malaysia, and to understand their online experiences and to work with them to highlight key issues that affected them, which they wanted government and other stakeholders to address, in relation to positive and safe Internet use.

These views were then presented to the Malaysian government and other stakeholders at the 'Regional Conference for Child Online Protection, organised by The Ministry for Women, Children and Community, MCMC and Unicef Malaysia - in a youth panel session with 6 youth, which was chaired by Sangeet