computers

This resource looks at technology, communication, the application of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and how it's changed the way we work and learn. This ICT portal is part of the Open2.net website which is the online learning portal from the Open University and the BBC.

Guide for agencies and information providers on how to build and make websites and other e-communication which are user-friendly and accessible for disabled people.

Report presenting the findings of a survey which explored how much young people enjoy writing, what type of writing they engage in, how good they think they are at writing and what they think about writing.

Report of a study which set out to discover how children and young people use new technologies. It concludes that the use of digital technology has been completely normalised by children and young people and is fully integrated into their daily lives.

Report highlighting the migration of traditional bullying of children into cyberspace and new forms of bullying made possible by digital technology. It categorises cyberbullying as a child protection issue and suggests a set of practical policy reforms to more effectively tackle cases of damaging but non-criminal acts of cyberbullying.

In July 2008 the Scottish Government commissioned Scott Moncrieff to review the data security procedures within eight research contractors who had regularly been commissioned to carry out social research on behalf of the Scottish Government.