Further reading/resources for Digital Parents



MediaSmarts: Canada’s center for digital and media literacy.

United States

Pew Internet and American Life Project: a nonpartisan, non-profit “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the US and the world.

Common Sense Media: an independent non-profit organization advocating for children in the world of media and technology.

Net Family News: a non-profit organization founded by journalist and youth advocate Anne Collier in 1999 to document developments in Internet safety and youth-related technology and media.

Family Online Safety Institute: international non-profit organization working for enlightened public policy, industry best practices and digital parenting.

Connect Safely: non-profit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: This organization offers tips for children and teens about Internet usage, as well as information for parents on keeping kids safe online.

NetSmartz: an interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet.

United Kingdom

UK Safer Internet Centre: provides advice on how to use the Internet and new technologies safely and responsibly.

Childnet International: a non-profit organization working with others to help make the Internet a fun and safe place for children.

The Parent Zone: provides information, help, advice, support and resources to parents, teachers, health professionals, police officers, e-safety officers and HR professionals – anyone who engages with parents.

Internet Matters: an independent, not-for-profit organization to help parents keep their children safe online.

Internet Watch Foundation : a registered charity working with the Internet industry, police and government to eliminate child abuse images.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection: a subset of the National Crime Agency, CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account.

NSPCC: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a charity campaigning and working in child protection.


EU Kids Online: Based at the London School of Economics, this project analyzes cross-national surveys of European children’s experiences of the Internet, focusing on uses, activities, risks and safety.

Better Internet for Kids: a European network of Awareness Centres promoting safe, responsible use of the Internet and mobile devices to young people.

INHOPE: coordinates a network of Internet Hotlines in over 30 countries, supporting them in responding to reports of illegal content to make the Internet safer.


Cybersmart: a national cybersafety and cybersecurity education program managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to cybersafety