Day 2 of the PEEL exhibition was dedicated to a round table discussion hosted by BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT. The discussion topics were; the rights of the child in the digital age, design standard requirements needed to create ‘child-safe’ software, and implications of the digital age for education. A report will be published shortly, outlining areas to be addressed and recommended next steps.
Participants included representatives of Google, EE/Orange, Crimson Hexagon, Barnardo’s, YMCA, National Crime Agency, ChildNet, NSPCC, RSA, Student Minds, Children’s Commissioner, Action For Children, UK Scout Network, Kings College London, Computing at Schools, ASHA and the Diocese of Gloucester. The workshop was Chaired by Matthew Taylor CEO of the RSA.