Leading international anti-bullying charity, Ditch the label, has released its Annual Bullying Report 2017, revealing latest statistics on bullying among young people in the UK.
The world's most popular messaging app, WhatsApp, has changed its status feature to compete with Snapchat and Instagram. Here is everything you need to know.
Friday 21 July: Should kids study over summer? + online abuse on Twitter falls + who was the man who predicted the Internet? And more...
Friday 14 July: Memes changing the way we talk + fire tests required in all schools + young people seem to know very little about online security and more.
Parliament’s annual Youth Select Committee is discussing the issue of body image.
Friday 7 July: Smartphones and the rise in head lice + argumentative children doing well in the core three subjects + over a third of kids adding strangers online and more.
Internet use is the most excessive among British teens, but a report by the EPI says it's important to understand why.
Instagram plans to roll out a new feature called Favourites during the summer. Here is what we know so far.
Friday 30 June: Celebrities unite against bully on Twitter + Smartphones changing the shape of eyes + British teens seen as 'extreme internet users' and more.
Monday 19 June: Former teacher appointed as new education spokesperson + Google plans to tackle extremist material online + new translation earpiece device and more.
12 June: Justine Greening re-appointed education secretary + unhealthy eating habits over summer holidays set back learning + teenage texting slang + more.
Body Image, Sexting, Screen Time, PSHE and Sharenting - we quiz parenting author Steve Biddulph on five issues close to our hearts.
Parent Zone voices its concern over widespread attention paid to the online hoax known as ‘Blue Whale’.
Parent Zone has voiced its concern that an adult smartphone app dubbed ‘Pokémon Go for brands’ has been given a PEGI 3 rating indicating that it's suitable for children
‘Information is not enough to support parents with the difficult task of taking offline parenting online’
A new report on children and the internet by the House of Lords Communications Committee says that UK pupils need internet lessons to thrive in the new, digital world.
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A new report from the Oxford Internet Institute has found that setting filters on home broadband services don’t protect teenagers from coming across upsetting or unpleasant content online.
Why today's announcement from Education Secretary Justine Greening is so welcome.
A new report has put forward recommendations to help children effectively navigate themselves on the internet.
Our highlights from what’s proved to be an eventful and exciting 2016.
Game set to make a comeback over Christmas with new and limited edition characters including Pikachu in a Santa hat.
A new Gambling Commission report suggests that 9,000 are likely to be problem gamblers.
A study has found that men who confidently take on the role of being a dad are more likely to raise happier children.
Terrific Scientific from BBC Learning aims to encourage children to enjoy STEM subjects. We went along to the launch to find out more
Parent Zone CEO Vicki Shotbolt speaks at the Westminster Education Forum's Growing Up Digital seminar.
Parent Zone has addressed a House of Lords Communication Committee looking at the dangers posed to children by the internet and has urged for more digital parenting support, as well as legislation that ensures children enjoy the same protection rights online as they do offline.
Some 44% have a device according to Ofcom's new report into the media habits and attitudes of children in the UK.
The rise of technology and the introduction of new forms of entertainment made possible by the internet has meant that the traditional British family Christmas is radically different to how it was when today’s parents were children.
The great British Christmas has changed a lot in recent years. Gone are the days of a new drill or top-of-the range hairdryer being enough to satisfy gadget lovers come 25 December. Would you want one of these under your tree this year?
Read what happened when the House of Lords met up with Parent Zone and hundreds of Google Internet Legends in Brixton.
Privacy campaigners argue against the new ‘classroom management’ packages, but what implications will the new measures really have on children?
Children from around the world have shared their experiences with the online world.
New guidelines tell parents something they already knew: it's OK to let small children watch a bit of telly
The American Academy of Pediatrics has overturned their controversial screen time guidelines which said children under the age of two should have no interaction with technology.
Researchers find that boys are ‘lagging behind’ when it came to improving their reading.
The app, launched by National Numeracy, is designed to ‘address the gap between school and real-life maths.’
The new reporting tool helps users who may be suffering from issues such as anorexia or self-harm.
Siobhan Freegard, co-founder of Netmums, talks about her YouTube network Channel Mum.
The company behind the Eve Online game issues warning to all online gambling sites using its content.
A study has revealed how concerned parents are about the way devices are affecting their lives.
Virtual Reality, or VR, is about to become consumer reality with a new wave of VR headsets hitting the shops in the run up to Christmas. Here's what parents need to know.
A teacher’s novel way of educating his pupils has received praise from rap royalty.
My Kid Is Gay website releases free advice package to celebrate National Coming Out Day.
Clown craze swept along by social media is creating a ‘perception of fear in the community,’ say police.
Teachers, parents and pupils are almost 50/50 on whether devices should be used at school.
The app's new private messaging feature raises concerns for parents.
Poll finds evidence that children as young as nine are looking at their devices more than 10 times throughout the night.
SPECIAL REPORT: Online gambling appears to be a growing problem among teenagers and young people. Here's what parents should know.
From the inspirational to the downright awful, to celebrate World Teachers' Day we list 20 of our most memorable fictional characters from the teaching profession.
5 October is Unesco's World Teacher's Day. To celebrate, we pay tribute to those who nurture and educate our children through their formative years.
Girls as young as seven are unhappy with the way they look, new research finds.
Yellow, which automatically connects 'matches' on Snapchat, is being used by schoolchildren to send nude photographs.
Studying can be a little less of a chore with these useful titles.
Spying tonight? Snapchat announces new £100 video-capturing sunglasses.
Co-parenting can still work when parents decide to separate, and the online world is full of useful tools to help divorced families keep on top of busy schedules.
Study finds that fear of embarrassment and lack of support may be preventing more digital natives from becoming digital creators
As calls for compulsory sex education in schools continue, Parent Zone speaks to Sarah Champion MP, the Shadow Minister for Preventing Abuse and Domestic Violence, to find out why it's so important in the fight against online abuse.
A sample of educational websites that accelerate children's learning in a fun, exciting way.
New Education Secretary Justine Greening says the issue is near the top of her 'in-tray'.
Worried you're posting too many snaps of your kids on social media? Here's how to tell.
Google’s new Expedition tours launched today, allowing users to virtually walk through some of the world’s most popular historical exhibitions. Is this the future of studying history?
5 tips to ensure your child stays safe as they start university.
A survey has found that almost half of parents will sell their house to buy one in their desired catchment area.
Ease those back-to-school blues with these handy hints and devices.
Despite the ruling that all users must now be in possession of a TV licence, students who use BBC iPlayer can still dodge paying the licence fee.
A poll of childcare professionals has revealed how conscious even very young children are about the way they look.
Fraudsters are taking advantage of the game's popularity to target people online.
A selection of TV shows to inspire kids to try out something new.