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18-207

Children and Mobile Technology

Course Description
Children and young people are among the most avid users of mobile technologies and these technologies have brought many benefits to young people around the world. Like any tool, however, mobile technologies can be used to cause harm. Parents' governments and industry have a role to play in protecting and supporting children who are connected. This course looks at the issues from several angles, including cultural differences regarding children's use of mobile devices, child online protection and whether regulation is necessary.

Learning Objectives
• Learn what is known about children's use of mobile technologies.
• Acknowledge the benefits while mitigating risks for children.
• Understand the law related to online child sexual exploitation.
• Understand the role of regulation in child online protection

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Course Vitals

Sponsor
GSMA

Location
Washington, DC

Training Dates
June 2018

Suggested Course Sequence
Cybersecurity and ICT Policy

 

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