Links

Annenberg Public Policy Center: The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania has been the premier communication policy center in the country since its founding in 1993.

Canadian Teachers’ Federation: Founded in 1920, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is a national alliance of provincial and territorial teacher organizations that represent nearly 200,000 elementary and secondary school teachers across Canada.

Centre for Law, Technology and Society: a joint initiative of the Common Law and Civil Law Sections of University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law.  The goal of our Centre is to shed light on the complex and interdependent relationships between law, technology and society, through research, student training and knowledge dissemination.

Digital Natives: The Digital Natives project focuses on the key legal, social, and political implications of a generation “born digital” – those who grow up immersed in digital technologies, for whom a life fully integrated with digital devices is the norm.

EU Kids Online: EU Kids Online aims to undertake outstanding and innovative research and to provide an excellent research-based education in media and communications to students at the School.

Leslie Shade (blog): Leslie Shade is an Associate Professor at Concordia University’s Department of Communication Studies. Her research and teaching focuses on social, policy, and ethical aspects of ICTs, political economy of the media, feminism/gender issues and media in Canada.

MediaSmarts: a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy that develops and delivers high-quality Canadian-based digital and media literacy resources to help give children and youth the critical thinking skills to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens.

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:

Pew Internet & American Life Project: The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.

UK Children Go Online: This project explores the nature and meaning of children’s internet use and maps emerging patterns of attitudes and practices across diverse contexts and social groups in the UK.

UNICEF: UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) is one of the world’s best recognized charities and a leading advocate for children, helping to build a world where the rights of every child are realized.

Vanier Institute of the Family: The Vanier Institute speaks to issues as they affect and are affected by families from a perspective that embraces Canada’s diversity of families.

Youth, Internet and Governance (via youthpolicy.org): Youthpolicy.org aims to consolidate knowledge and information on youth policies—understood as policies pertaining to young people’s rights and realities—across the entire policy cycle, ranging from analysis and policy formulation to policy implementation and evaluation.

 

 

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